Planning Department revises Flood Hazard Information
The Sumter City-County Planning Department, in accordance with National Flood Insurance Program regulation 65.7(b)(1), hereby gives notice of the City of Sumter and Sumter County’s intent to revise the flood hazard information, generally located between Second Mill Pond Dam and the Pocotaligo River. Specifically, the flood hazard information shall be revised along Green Swamp from a point approximately 1200 feet upstream of the Pocotaligo River to a point approximately 150 feet upstream of Second Mill Pond Dam.
As a result of the revision, the floodway shall widen, the 1% annual chance water-surface elevations shall increase, and the 1% annual chance floodplain shall widen within the area of revision.
Maps and detailed analysis of the revision can be reviewed at the Sumter City-County Planning Department Office at 12 W. Liberty Street, Suite C, Sumter, SC. Interested persons may call Helen Roodman at (803)-774-1636 for additional information.
City-County Floodplain Information here
Sumter County Council's Oct. 9, 2018 meeting
Sumter County Council Tuesday evening passed third reading on several matters during its regular meeting.
City-County Planning Director George McGregor spoke to council members about first reading of a request to rezone just under four acres of land at 4690 Thomas Sumter Highway from General Commercial (GC) and Agricultural Conservation (AC) to Light Industrial-Warehouse (LI-W). The property is within the Military Protection District, and is a vacant and undeveloped piece of property. The applicant wants to open a metal fabrication business, he said. The Planning Commission recommends approval, he said. Councilman Artie Baker asked about what type of material the front of the building will be as it sits within the Highway Corridor Protection District.
Renovations at Sumter County Courthouse continue, please use side entrance
Due to ongoing renovations at the Sumter County Courthouse, 141 N. Main St., the entrances at the front and back are temporarily unavailable. If you need to utilize any offices in the Courthouse, please use the entrance on the right side of the building that faces Law Range. There are handicap accessible entrances on either side of these steps on the right side of the Courthouse, facing Law Range.