Name of Program:
  South Carolina Department of Commerce Site Certification Program    South Carolina

Contact:

 

States L. Clawson, SCCED

Mailing Address:
  1201 Main Street, Suite 1600
    Columbia, SC  29201-3200
Website:
 

South Carolina Commerce

Email:
  sclawson@sccommerce.com
Phone:
  (803) 737-0229
Fax:
  (803) 737-0538
   
   
Qualified site designation:
  Certified Site
Geographic service area:
  State of South Carolina
Year program created:
  2003
Number of properties/sites certified to date:
  65
Certifying Agency:
  State
Industries or uses for certification:
 

High Tech Manufacturing; Warehousing-Logistics-Distribution; Light Manufacturing; Research and Development; Office Campus; Mixed Use Business & Industrial Park

Criteria or site information required for certification:
 
  • Zoning
  • Compatible surrounding land use
  • Parcel shape and configuration
  • Size of parcel
  • Utility services available
    • Gas
    • Electric
    • Wastewater / sewer
    • Water
    • Telecom
  • Highway access
  • Rail service
  • Environmental clearance
    • Wetlands
    • Floodplain
    • Contamination
  • Other
    • Road design, width, strength, and bridge capacity (if applicable)

Time required by the property owner to satisfy the above criteria:
  Average time to certify usually 90 to 150 days
 
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