Welcome To Clarendon County

Thank you for stopping by and we hope to see you soon!

Our Mission

The mission of Clarendon County Government is to manage the resources of our county to provide the best services possible and to promote the health welfare and education of the citizens.

Our Vision

Clarendon County will be a county where people choose to make their homes, establish their businesses, educate their children and spend their leisure time.

To accomplish this, the county will:

  • Promote an educational system that is recognized for the quality of education that children receive
  • Structure its service delivery system to allow citizens to receive county services and to conduct their business in an efficient manner
  • Provide infrastructure that will foster managed economic opportunities o promote residential, industrial, and agricultural growth
  • Develop diverse revenue sources that are fiscally responsible and ease the burden on the individual taxpayer

Our Values


We conduct our business in accordance with the county, state, and federal laws. Council and staff make decisions and take actions that are credible, ethical, and in the best interest of Clarendon County.


We will be open, forthright, and truthful in providing services and information to the citizens of Clarendon County.


We will listen to and understand the concerns of our citizens and employees.


We will treat our citizens, employees, and visitors in a consistent and equitable manner.


The Building Official ensures all new construction is constructed in compliance with the International Building Code, the International Residential Code, the National Electrical Code, National Plumbing, HVAC, Sprinkler, Swimming Pool  and all other building/zoning Codes & Ordinances adopted by the County.  The BO reviews all construction plans for all construction projects. 

Clarendon County advises the residents of Hudson rd that they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking. Following an intense flushing of the distribution system, bacteriological samples were collected and analyzed by Clarendon County . The results of this sampling indicate that the system is now safe to use for drinking and cooking purposes.

Clarendon County advises the residents of the Hudson rd to vigorously boil water for at one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking. A drop in system pressure in the water system has resulted in a loss of service to Hudson rd. There has not been confirmed contamination of the system. However, because of the loss of pressure, customers are advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking until otherwise notified by Clarendon County. Also, any ice made from the water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes

The purpose of this position is to collect and compile data relevant to classifying residential, agricultural and commercial properties in Clarendon County for ad valorem tax purposes. Also operates various office equipment in performance of duties to maintain property records and reports by performing the following duties. Visits, inspects and collects data for real property and mobile homes as assigned by the Assessor, Assistant Assessor or Appraiser they are assisting. Plans and organizes daily activities to locate, identify, and physically inspect residential, agricultural and commercial properties for building permits, new/moved mobile home permits, new construction and various other inquiries.