l Our Mission - City of Beaufort, South Carolina

Our Mission

Our Mission is to preserve and enhance the quality of life in the City of Beaufort.

To that end, the Department of Planning and Development Services develops, implements, and enforces plans, programs, policies, and regulations; provides guidance on development proposals; reviews development plans; staffs citizens boards; conducts research; and develops recommendations on planning-related issues for elected and appointed officials.

We strive to provide planning and development information in a timely, courteous, and easily understandable manner to our customers that include residents, property owners, neighborhoods, developers, and businesses and local officials.  The Department focuses on the long term, keeping the interests of the public at the forefront of all we do.