Planning, Building and Zoning


To uniformly enforce and provide consistent interpretations of all Town ordinances and the standard codes; continuously conduct research in order to improve the standard of construction; disseminate information on the code in order to educate and safeguard the public from any imminent threat of code violations. To do so, we will build on the continuous dedication of our employees to work towards achieving and implementing innovative programs to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. We are committed to anticipate and respond to changes in the construction industry and will continue to provide information on education programs to educate the code certified personnel and the construction community.  We believe that through education and cooperation, we can and will build positive working relationships with the building community, consumers, and citizens alike. 

We strive for excellence in everything that we do.  We continuously work to improve our performance and services.  We are committed to providing quality services to all citizens through innovation, continuous improvement, determination and excellence in customer service.   Our staff is committed to provide the highest level of customer service to the public by treating each customer in a professional, fair and consistent manner while staying within the laws and regulations that our town is obligated to follow.



One hundred percent of the Town's Planning, Building and Zoning staff have earned professional certifications from the International Code Council (ICC). Through rigorous testing, ICC Certifications ensure that staff have demonstrated competency in the requirements of the International Codes®, a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated codes used in most U.S. communities and many global markets for the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and                                resilient structures.


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  DIRECTOR   Sabrina Morris       843-913-6354  
  BUILDING OFFICIAL   Mike Farria             843-913-6340  
  STORMWATER/BLDG. INSPECTOR      Scott Henrick         843-839-8800  
  CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER   Steve Heleine         843-913-6366  
  GIS/FLOODPLAIN TECHNICIAN   Vacant                      
  PERMIT TECHNICIAN   Tina Mazzo             843-913-6341



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