Development Services


Effective Monday, March 15, 2021 public hours at the Administration Building will return to 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.  

Please be advised that Lancaster County Development Services - Building, Planning, and Zoning departments will operate using an appointment system effective Monday, July 6, 2020. You may call these departments individually to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins will be allowed as schedule permits.

  • Contact Departments using these phone numbers:
  1. Planning: 803-285-6005
  2. Zoning: 803-416-9777
  3. Building: 803-285-1969
  • Services will continue to be provided via telephone, email, and through Evolve.
  • A bin will be placed in the main lobby of the Administration Building for any physical development plans that need to be dropped for submittal.
  • Inspections will continue unless otherwise stated.
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