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Welcome to 
Chesterfield County

Nestled between Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC, these metropolitan areas allow for access to many of life’s pleasures while remaining relatively unspoiled by urban sprawl.

Recent News

Chesterfield County Joint Comprehensive Plan Draft

The Chesterfield County Joint Comprehensive Plan is an integrated and internally consistent statement of Chesterfield County’s policies for future growth and development as well as those of the incorporated communities within the county. Click here to view the draft.

Important Change to Online Tax Payments

You will not receive a paper receipt in the mail. DMV will now accept your electronic receipt if you are required to visit the DMV. When paying online, you will receive your decal and registration in the mail from the DMV. You many also pay by phone at 843-927-2698.

If you move to South Carolina from another state, whether renting or owning your residence, South Carolina law (Code § 56-3-210) requires that you register your vehicle in South Carolina within forty-five (45) days. Failure to do so is a misdemeanor subject to a fine of up to $100. That is, you cannot reside in Chesterfield County and have your vehicle registered in another state or county. Chesterfield County intends to pursue stricter enforcement of this law in the near future. This notice is being published as a courtesy to any county residents that may be unaware of this requirement in order to give them time to register their vehicle which may be
done by mail or in person at the SC Department of Motor Vehicles (

This year, as required by the State of South Carolina Code of Laws §12-43-217(A), Chesterfield County will put in place new real estate values to be used in determining 2020 property taxes... (Click here to read more)

Upcoming Events

Joint Planning Committee Meeting

Thursday, July 25, 2024 @ 5:30 p.m.  See calendar for details.

Transportation Committee Meeting

Monday, August 5, 2024 @ 9:00 a.m.  See calendar for details.

County Council Meeting

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 @
9:00 a.m.  See calendar for details.

Quick Links

Find personal or vehicle bill

View council meetings & agendas

See careers available in Chesterfield County

Pay fine online using case number

Contact Codes Enforcement Office at 843-623-9615 to obtain 911 address

FOIA Request Form

Geographic Information System

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