The Home Rule Act, Title 4, Chapter 9 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, created the four forms of county government for South Carolina. Lancaster County is a Council-Administrator form of government, whereas County Council appoints the County Administrator to assure administrative responsibility for county government. The County Administrator is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the County Council, overseeing the county's day-to-day operations, and appointing all non-elected county department heads. The Clerk to Council supports the County Administrator.
Steve Willis, County Administrator
Kimberly Belk, Interim Deputy County Administrator
Sherrie Simpson, Clerk to Council
Chelsea Gardner, Deputy Clerk to Council/Administrative Assistant
The Lancaster County Attorney provides in-house legal advice and counsel to County Council, the County Administrator, Division Directors, County Departments, Boards, and Commissions.
Mailing Address: PO Box 1809, Lancaster, SC 29721
Email: Click here to email
Phone: (803) 416-9426 / (803) 254-5445
The Mission of Lancaster County Government is to continuously strive to provide progressive quality public services in a timely fashion and in a cost effective manner.