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Zoning Department

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


Mr. Chris Clauson, Assistant Town Manager / Zoning Administrator
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
8:00 am to 5:00 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


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