Zoning/Community Development Operational Changes Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Beaufort County Zoning/Community Development is operating according to a phased reopening plan.

Beginning June 15:
  • Permits will be accepted at the service counters.
  • Service counters will have temporary sneeze guards in place.
  • Staff members will use masks while interacting with public.
  • Number of customers in waiting area will be limited.
  • Floor will be taped to demonstrate social distance guidelines for customers to wait until served.
  • Staff will routinely wipe surfaces with disinfectants after public contact.
  • External meetings conducted via Webex.
  • All other restrictions will remain in place for staff and public according to SC DHEC and CDC guidelines.


Zoning officials are located in the Planning & Zoning Department, room 115 on the first floor of the Beaufort County Administration building. 


Staff Review Team meetings are held on Wednesdays at 9:30 A.M. 

Contact Information
Zoning Administrator Hillary Austin
Zoning Analyst III Tamekia Judge
Zoning Analyst II Lisa Anderson
Zoning Analyst II

Caitlin Starnes

Office Main Number:

(843) 255-2170

Fax: (843) 255-9446
Contact us: CitizenGram
Mailing Address: 100 Ribaut Rd.
P.O. Drawer 1228
Beaufort, SC 29901-1228