SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, March 19, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has declared a State of Emergency in the town of Summerville to take effect until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2020. The decision was made at a special called council meeting on Thursday, March 19. This action was made in the best interest of public health and out of an abundance of caution in helping to prevent transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It temporarily suspends normal operating procedures of Town Council and authorizes the Town Administrator and Mayor to develop and enact a plan to ensure the continuity in the delivery of government services during the COVID-19 emergency.
All Town offices are closed to the public. Services for permitting, planning, zoning, business licensing, code enforcement, and general requests are available online through the CitizenServe portal or by phone.
Public Works activities, including trash and yard debris, will continue with limited human interaction.
The Town advises the public to take precautions issued by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization.
For more information on Town services, visit www.summervillesc.gov or call the appropriate department.