City Departments

We hope that the links below help you to connect to the departments, services and people that make our city great. If you don’t find what you are looking for we’d be happy to assist you. Please contact us at 864.834.8740.



City Administration provides support and direction for the delivery of exceptional service to the City of Travelers Rest, its citizens, visitors, the city council, and city employees.

Meet our City Administrator & staff


The Building Department is here to help with the review and permitting of construction projects, inspect ongoing projects for compliance, issue permits and provide consultation on issues related to Building Code and permitting.

Check out the Building Department and resources to help with your project

Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department promotes and plans for the future vitality, livability, and prosperity of Travelers Rest. The department’s work involves overseeing and directing all planning and development activities including comprehensive planning, managing and improving the City’s zoning, working with developers, neighborhoods, and citizens on site plans and reviews.

See the the city's Master Plan and learn about the latest initiatives

Public Works

The Department of Public Works helps keep the City of Travelers Rest moving each day with many areas of responsibility. They clean and repair your streets, help beautify downtown, help maintain the city’s sewer system, build your sidewalks, manage the city’s traffic lights and street signage, and the list goes on.

Connect to the Public Works department