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The COUNTY COUNCIL will hold a special called meeting on June 26, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the COUNTY COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

The July 3, 2017 and July 17, 2017 meetings of the COUNTY COUNCIL have been CANCELLED.

The COUNTY COUNCIL will hold a special called meeting on July 19, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the COUNTY COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

All County Offices will be closed on July 4, 2017 for Independence Day




FEMA has released digital preliminary flood maps for Jasper County. An Open House for the public will be held on July 13, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the County Council Chambers located at 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC 29936. 

The purpose of this Open House is to give the citizens an opportunity to view the changes since the last Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) as well as ask questions about what the new maps will mean for their property. Residents can meet one-on-one with a variety of specialists who will be available to talk about flood insurance, engineering, building permits and more.   

The new preliminary maps were produced through a partnership among Jasper County, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Because of better flood hazard and risk data, the new maps are more accurate and precise than the older maps. The ultimate goal is protecting property owners and the community from the risks associated with flooding. Over time, flood risks change due to construction and development, environmental changes, floodplain widening or shifting, along with other factors. This is the first update of the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) for Jasper County since 1986.  

By law, federally regulated or insured mortgage lenders require flood insurance on properties that are located in areas at high risk of flooding. Visit for more information about flood insurance and to locate a local agent. Any questions in reference to local ordinance compliance can be directed your local plain administrator.

        Heirs’ Property Seminar & Clinic

Now is the time to resolve your heirs’ property issues!

If you want to learn more about heirs’ property, join us for an educational seminar.

Following the seminar, make an appointment to meet with one of our attorneys to discuss your specific legal issue.     
                                                                                                                 Date:               Saturday, July 8, 2017

                                                                                                Time:               10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m .
Seminar will being promptly at 10:00 a.m.

Appointments will follow the seminar as time permits.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Location:        
Jasper County Government Building,                                                                                                                                      County Council Chambers                                                                                                                                                358 Third Avenue                                                                                                                                                Ridgeland, SC 29936Please Call Us to Register:  843-745-7055




The Jasper County Council on Aging is accepting non-persible food items for the Senior food bank.  Please call 843-726-5601.

The Jasper County Council on Aging is accepting applications for additional members.  The agency will provide transportation to and from the centers.  The agency is also accepting applications for meals to be delivered to the elderly.  Please contact Marvile Thompson at 843-726-5601.

 Jasper County Fire-Rescue improves ISO Rating for Residents. Click here for more information.


 The Jasper County Council is accepting applications for the  Board of Zoning Appeals and the Aeronautic's Commission.  Follow link below for application.  
 JASPER COUNTY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS APPLICATION:_fileUploads/File/Boards and Commission Application.pdf


VIEW the Environmental Assessment for a New Runway at Ridgeland Airport and Corresponding Appendix.


VIEW the Infrastructure Master Plan for Exit 8 off Interstate 95.


Jasper County - NACo Prescription Discount Card Program -  County residents now have the option to print a card from the Internet for immediate use at any participating pharmacy.

Jasper County Online Taxes
You can now Search, View, and Pay your County Property and Vehicle Taxes Online by clicking Tax Search View and Pay in the Online Services menu

Pay Your Emergency Medical Bill On Line Now 
Your latest bill will have direction on how to login to pay your bill online.

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