McCormick County Planning & Zoning Department

Department Information
Dept Head: James "Jim" Foster
  Zoning Officer
Location: 610 South Mine Street
  McCormick, SC 29835
   
Office Hours: M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm
Office Phone: (864) 852-2231
Fax: (864) 852-2783
Office Email: jfoster@mccormickcountysc.org
     
Dept Head: Deborah Galloway
  Planning Officer
Office Email: dgalloway@mccormickcountysc.org
   
  Please, No Permits Issued After 4 pm
   
  For Information concerning Political Signs please see Department Forms
   
   

The McCormick County Zoning Department is responsible for ensuring that new development and on-going land occupancy conforms to applicable County regulations. Regarding land use and zoning areas. The responsibility of the Zoning Officer is to:

  • Review and approve or disapprove all Zoning Use Permits
  • Identify and research zoning problems
  • Make interpolations of ordinance provisions
  • Present solutions to issues presented
  • Address violations as needed

Be sure to contact the Zoning Department before beginning any projects. Some projects that may not require a Building Permit may require a Zoning Permit.

The McCormick County Planning Commission is a citizen volunteer commission appointed by the local government County Council. The responsibilities of the Planning Commission is to objectively review and recommend sound and efficient planning regulations to the governing body of a community that makes the final decision. The commission is granted the authority to recommend the establishment of zoning ordinance regulations, to designate specific zoning districts of the county, and to recommend a comprehensive plan for the development of the community.

Below are the Planning and Zoning Amendment Ordinances. Please click on each specific link to view the full ordinance:

Ordinance 16-07 - An ordinance amending the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (08-16) and the zoning map to change the zoning district designation. Filed 12/22/2016

Ordinance 15-08 - An Ordinance Amending the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 08-16) as related to campers, camper lots, and campgrounds. Filed 6/23/2016

Ordinance 15-07 - An Ordinance Amending the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 08-16) and McCormick County Zoning Maps to change the Zoning Districts Designation for the Property Identified as Tax Map Numbers 056-00-00-00-036 through ......etc. from Single Family Residence to
Forest Agriculture. Filed 2/2/2016

Ordinance 15-06 - An Ordinance Adopting an Updated and Revised Comprehensive Plan for McCormick County- Filed 2/2/2016

Ordinance 14-11 - An Ordinance Amending the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 08-16) To Add "Campers" as a Prohibited Use in the Forest Agricultural Zoning Designation and the Rural Development Zoning Designation. Filed 2/20/2015

Ordinance 14-10 - An Ordinance Amending the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 08-16) and McCormick County Zoning Maps to change the Zoning District Designation for the Property identified by Tax Map Number 155-00-00-051 from Rural Development to Industrial Development. Filed 1/22/2015

Ordinance 14-09 - An Ordinance Amending the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 08-16) And McCormick County Zoning Maps to change The Zoning District Designation for the Property identified by Tax Map Number 155-00-00-016 from Rural Development to Industrial Development. Filed 1/22/2015

Ordinance 13-06 - An Ordinance to Amend the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 08-16) and Map to Rezone Property identified by Tax Map Number 155-00-00-049 from Rural Development to Industrial. Filed 4/28/2014                                                          ·

Ordinance 11-12 - An ordinance establishing local historic property designation and design review. Filed 5/24/2013

Ordinance 11-11 - An Ordinance Amending the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 08-16) and Map to Rezone a Portion of Property identified by Tax Map 131-02-02-001 from Single Family Residential to Commercial. Filed 1/19/2012

Ordinance 11-06 - An Ordinance Amending the McCormick County Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 08-16) and Map to Rezone 4.43 Acres Identified by Tax Map Number 156-00-00-041 and located on Highway 68 (Wilkie Road) from Single Family Residential to Forest/Agricultural. Filed 9/23/2011

Ordinance 10-08 - An Ordinance Amending Ordinance 08-16 (Zoning Ordinance) updating definitions. Filed 09/23/2011

Ordinance 09-09 - An Ordinance Amending Ordinance 08-16 (Zoning Ordinance) Concerning the Establishment of a Board of Zoning Appeals . Filed 4/22/2010

Ordinance 08-16 - An Ordinance Adopting a Zoning Plan and Ordinance for McCormick County. Filed 10/5/09