Departments and Divisions 

  1. Building Permits

    View and download building permits required by the City of Greenville.

  2. Business Licenses

    Learn about the regulations for anyone conducting business within the City of Greenville.

  3. City Attorney

    The City Attorney's Office, under the leadership of City Attorney Michael Pitts, provides legal counsel to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, operating departments, and various boards and commissions.

  4. City Clerk

    The City Clerk is the custodian of all historical records, City Council records, and is the coordinator of the City's boards and commissions.

  5. City Manager

    The City Manager is the chief executive and head of the administrative branch of the City of Greenville.

  6. Community Development

    The mission of the Community Development Division is to improve the quality of life for low and moderate income City of Greenville residents.

  7. Economic Development

    The City of Greenville’s Economic Development Department promotes a variety of activities and programs designed to obtain a healthy balance of strategic economic growth and improved quality of life.

  8. Engineering

    Access information about the Engineering Department of Greenville which includes traffic engineering, construction, civil engineering and more.

  9. Fire Department

    The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) provides fire, rescue, medical first responder and hazardous materials response services.

  10. Garbage & Recycling

    Learn about the garbage and recycling schedules and routes of the Public Works Department in Greenville.

  11. GIS

    The GIS division maintains data and maps related to city services.

  12. Greenlink Transit

    Find information about Greenlink routes, schedules, and fares, as well as information about ongoing service improvements.

  13. Greenville Cares

    Contact the Greenville Cares Office for common service requests such as send recycling information, repair a traffic light, replace damaged street signs and more.

  1. Greenville Zoo

    This AZA-accredited zoo will capture the heart of animal lovers young and old. Nestled inside Cleveland Park, the zoo is home to a variety of animals from Asia, Africa and South America. Go wild!

  2. Human Resources

    The Human Resources Department is responsible for employee recruitment, providing attractive compensation and benefits, and developing and training employees.

  3. Municipal Court

    This Greenville Municipal Court is part of the integrated judicial system for South Carolina and serves as the judicial system for the City of Greenville.

  4. Office of Management & Budget

    The Office of Management and Budget provides annual reports concerning transparency, budget, key financial indicators, and more.

  5. Parking

    The Parking Division, organizationally located in the Public Works Department, oversees the operation of all City garages and parking lots.

  6. Parks and Recreation

    Check out Greenville's comprehensive system of parks, greenways, public facilities and recreational choices that help enhance the quality of life of its residents and visitors.

  7. Planning & Zoning

    The Planning and Development Division is responsible for administering and updating the Land Management Ordinance and long-range planning efforts including the City’s Comprehensive Plan and various master plans.

  8. Police Department

    Learn more about the Police Department and how it serves city residents.

  9. Public Info & Events

    The Public Information Division encourages, facilitates and maximizes citizen awareness, input and participation in all aspects of city government.

  10. Public Works

    Learn how the Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of the City's infrastructure and for the collection and disposal of residential solid waste.

  11. Purchasing Division

    The City of Greenville operates a decentralized procurement system administered by the City’s Purchasing Division.

  12. Revenue

    The Revenue Division is responsible for the collection and control of City monies.

  13. Special Events

    Greenville hosts and manages dozens of events each year, from outdoor concerts to movies in the park to a weekly summer farmer's market.