Building & Codes Enforcement

The Lake City Codes Enforcement department serves city residents as well as contractors and subcontractors, designers, maintenance and other professionals with permitting, zoning, licensing and code information for the city.  For assistance, please call (843)374-5421 ext 104 ask to speak to our Building Official Gregory Cartrette.  You can also send an email to

Coronavirus Update, Please be advised of the following announcement:

Hartsville Police Department

  • The Police Department lobby will be closed to the public.
  • Fingerprinting and background checks will be suspended during the period of limited operation.
  • Requests for copies of reports may be obtained by calling 843.374-5421 ext. 504.
  • Police response will be limited to emergency calls.
  • Non-emergency calls and police reports will be completed over the phone by calling 843.374-5411 to minimize contact.
  • Officers will wear additional personal protective gear to reduce exposure.  


For the complete Lake City library of ordinances, please visit the Municode Library page or contact the City at 843-374-5421 for more information.

Report a Nuisance

If you’d like to report a nuisance and would like to request an investigation, please submit the Request for Investigation form.

Reporting a State Road in need of repair(s):