Virtual Services

View a full list of departments online or contact us via the website.


  • Online Assessor Data
  • Various forms include Legal Residency, Land Division, Land Combination, Address Change, and Homeowners Association Special Valuation.


  • Various forms that include: Homestead Exemption, High Mileage, Appeals, County Business Personal Property  Return, Address Change, Aircraft Returns, Vessel Returns, and Affidavit for Qualifications of Motor Home for Residential Status.

County Council


Delinquent Tax Collection

  •  Mail checks to PO Box 1809, Lancaster, SC 29721

Development Services – Building, PlanningZoning, and Stormwater

  • Check the ownership zoning district of a property by using the County’s GIS technology or by calling County staff at 803-416-9777
  • Homeowners, Contractors, and Design Professionals may submit permit applications online using the County’s Evolve Permitting system.
  • Permit applications may also be emailed directly to individual departments using the department webpage at or sent via physical mail to Lancaster County, Attn: Development Services, P.O. Box 1809 Lancaster, SC 29721.
  • Schedule a building permit inspection using the County’s Evolve Permitting System or by calling County staff at 803-285-1969.
  • Report a code violation by email or by calling County staff at 803-416-9777.
  • Provide comments to upcoming Planning Commission meetings online.


  • Cloud Library *(downloadable e-books and audiobooks - with a library card in good standing)
  • Hoopla *

*Call 803-285-1502 to be assigned a pin number to access Cloud Library and Hoopla.

  • DISCUS – Username: discus 2020; Password: learn1!
  • Books may be returned via book drops which are located in the parking lot of all libraries

Magistrate Office

Probate Court

  • Various information and forms that include: Marriage Licenses, Estate Probate Information, Frequently Asked Questions, Fee Schedule, and Probate Court Forms.


  • View Open Solicitations, Vendor Manual, and MBE/WBE Form

Register of Deeds

Sheriff’s Office

  • Online tools that include: Crime Mapping, Employment Information, Most Wanted, Victim Notification Network, SC Inmate Search, Sex Offender Registry, Federal Inmate Search, and more.

Human Resources

  • View and apply for open jobs online.

Voter Registration

View a full list of departments online or contact us via the website.