Planning & Development

Planning Commission

The City of Seneca Planning Commission was created in order to guide and accomplish a coordinated and harmonious development of the city which will, in accordance with existing and future needs, best promote the public health, safety, morals, order, convenience, prosperity, and general welfare, as well as efficiency and economy in the process of development as authorized by South Carolina Code of Laws 1976, Section 6-29-340 and empowered and governed by the City of Seneca Code of Law, Section 19-16.

Application & Meeting Schedule

Meetings of the Planning Commission occur on the third Monday of the month at 6:00PM, in the Council Chambers of City Hall. The deadline for applications is 5:00PM, on the Monday five (5) weeks prior to the hearing date. Please note meetings are subject to change and may be cancelled if there is no official business to conduct.

Please Note: Early submission of applications is encouraged. If you wish to submit your application before the deadline, there will be more time for our staff to work with you to ensure that your proposed work meets the official zoning ordinance and applicable city code requirements. Applications should be turned in at the Planning & Development office at City Hall. If you have questions about the application process or about meeting date, time, etc., please call the Planning & Development office at 864-885-2726.

Board Members

Seat Member Term Expiration
1 John Gillespie 2025
2 Gregg O’Kelley 2025
3 VACANT 2025
4 Barry Duvall (Chairperson) 2025
5 Matthew Durham 2025
6 Keith Hart 2025
7 Drew Merck 2025

Meeting Documents

Planning Commission

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018

Planning Commission Meeting - 03/20/2023

Planning Commission Meeting - 03/20/2023
Size: 1.61 MB
Date added: 03-09-2023

Planning Commission Meeting - 02/21/2023

Planning Commission Meeting - 02/21/2023
Size: 141.81 KB
Date added: 02-10-2023


location Location:
221 E North 1st St.
Seneca, SC 29678
hours Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM


Ed Halbig
Zoning Administrator:
Tracy Chapman
Code Enforcement:
Angie Moss
Transit Assistant:
Barbara Dyar
Building Official/Fire Marshal:
Ronald Butts
Administrative Assistant:
Heather Strother


phone Phone:
mailing-address Mailing:
P.O. Box 4773
Seneca, SC 29679

Contact Info

221 E North 1st St. Seneca, SC 29678

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