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 Seneca Planning Commission occur on the third Monday of the month at 6:00 PM in the Council Chambers of City Hall located at 221 E. North First Street. The deadline for applications is 12:00 PM on the dates listed below. Please note meetings are subject to change and may be cancelled if there is no official business to conduct. All meetings are open to the public.

Application Deadline (12PM EST) Meeting Date (6PM EST)
Tuesday, December 28, 2022 Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Monday, January 30, 2023 Monday, February 20, 2023
Monday, February 27, 2023 Monday, March 20, 2023
Monday, March 27, 2023 Monday, April 17, 2023
Monday, May 29, 2023 Monday, June 12, 2023
Monday, June 26, 2023 Monday, July 17, 2023
Monday, July 31, 2023 Monday, August 21, 2023
Monday, August 28, 2023 Monday, September 18, 2023
Monday, September 25, 2023 Monday, October 16, 2023
Monday, October 30, 2023 Monday, November 20, 2023
Monday, November 27, 2023 Monday, December 18, 2023

Board Members

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

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.

Meeting Documents

Planning Commission

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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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