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Zoning Department

For a building permit application, please contact Fairfield County Planning, Building and Zoning Department at (803) 712-6596. Please note a certificate of zoning compliance must be obtained from the Town of Winnsboro’s Zoning Department before a building permit will be issued by Fairfield County. Please call William Castles at (803) 635-6364 or e-mail for a compliance form.


Mr. Bill Castles, Zoning Director
Physical Address: 209 N. Congress St., Winnsboro, S.C. 29180
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 209, Winnsboro, S.C. 29180
(803) 635-6364 office (803) 635-3697 fax
7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday

The Office of Zoning Administration ensures compliance to the Town of Winnsboro’s Zoning Ordinance. The Zoning Administrator reviews zoning request and schedules public hearings, permits signs, reviews plans to ensure compliance to zoning land use regulations, and enforces all provisions in the Zoning Ordinance.

Click here to download the zoning & ordinance map
Click here to download the zoning ordinance
Click here to download the Jackson/Mill Creek Reservoir Restrictions


Ms. Lillian Bonds
Mr. Hank Harrison
Mr. Oliver Johnson
Mr. Sam Johnson
Ms. Sonya Kennedy

Bill Castles
Zoning Director

209 N. Congress St., Winnsboro SC 29180   803.635.6364  
Enforces town ordinances, gathers information for annexations, receives bids from construction on Town properties.