The Code Enforcement Department is responsible for the enforcement of the International Property Maintenance Code to include the condemning of dilapidated and unsafe structures, enforcement of the Town's Nuisance Ordinance, enforcement of the Town's Planning and Zoning Ordinances to include tree removal permits and sign permits, and enforcement of Business License and Hospitality Tax Payments.
The Storm Water Department is responsible for the maintenance of the Town's storm water systems from the smallest drainage ditch to the Sawmill Branch Canal, which is eight miles long. The Storm Water Department is also responsible for the installation of pipe and other drainage appurtenances.
The Street Department is responsible for keeping town roads in good repair, street sweeping, installing and replacing sidewalks, removing deceased animals from the roadways and special projects, such as installing new sidewalks.
The Town of Summerville will only pick up yard debris if it is in an open pile or bagged in recyclable paper bags and tree limbs that are no longer than four feet.
Boards, wood and/or plastic cannot be mixed in with yard debris. If these items are included in yard debris piles it will not be picked up.