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)
Friday, December 15, 2023 Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Friday, January 19, 2024 Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Friday, February 15, 2024 Monday, March 20, 2024
Thursday, March 14, 2024 Monday, April 15, 2024
Monday, April 18, 2024 Monday, May 20, 2024
Thursday, May 16, 2024 Monday, June 17, 2024
Thursday, June 13, 2024 Monday, July 15, 2024
Thursday, July 18, 2024 Monday, August 19, 2024
Thursday, August 15, 2024 Monday, September 16, 2024
Thursday, September 19, 2024 Monday, October 21, 2024
Thursday, October 17, 2024 Monday, November 18, 2024
Thursday, November 14, 2024 Monday, December 16, 2024

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


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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