City of Sumter Business License Department (SC)

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Contact Information

Physical address:
12 West Liberty Street
Sumter, SC 29150

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1449 12 West Liberty Street (Liberty Center)
Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: (803) 774-1601
Fax: (803) 774-1688

Web: Home


We track the following licenses with the City of Sumter Business License Department (SC) in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Sumter Business License

Agency:City of Sumter Business License Department (SC)

Initial Registration


Business License Application 


You must complete an Application and a New Clearance Form which is sent to the planning department for approval from the Zoning Department, Building Inspections Department, and the Fire Department.

Filing Method:


Agency Fee:

Based on the estimated probable gross income stated in the license application for the balance of the license year. 

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

Based on gross total income for year. 


The City renewals are mailed in January and due by the 15th of February. The County renewals are mailed in February and due by the 15th of March.


5% per month beginning February 16th (City) and March 16th (county). 

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