Resource Center

Police and Fire (Non-Emergency)

South Region Police Station

2132 Devine Street  803-737-5881

Captain Christopher Roberts, 

Southeast Region Commander, 803-737-5882

Lieutenant Ron Felder   (Office) 803-413-8451

Sargent White 803-737-5884

Columbia Police Department Non-Emergency  Website


Neighborhood P.A.C.E. officer

Preston Avery  Cell: 803-206-3317


Property Check Program:

Call 545-3500 to alert police that you are going out of town. They will keep an extra eye out for your property.

Online Crime report

Area Police Reports:

Fire Department: Non-emergency 803-545-3700

USC Department of Student Life/Student Services

Janie Kerzan (Office) 803-777-9886

Garbage, Trash and Recycling

Columbia Solid Waste Division website  545-3800

Garbage and recycling collection is on Thursday. If you need a new roll cart garbage container or a recycling bin, contact the number above.

Trash pick-up is each Friday. Ordinance requires homeowners to separate their vegetation (yard trash) from other debris such as broken lawn equipment, old furniture, broken down cardboard boxes, etc.


City of Columbia website

City Customer Care Center 
and 24-Hour Hotline (545-3300)

Columbia's 311 Online Requests Service  website

Richland County website

Moe Baddourah City Council Member District 3


District 3 City Council website

State Government Portal website

Our State Elected Officials website

Our City Council District III Official website

Neighborhood Zoned Schools

AC Moore Elementary website

Hand Middle School website

Dreher High School website

Zoning Division, Website, 803-545-3333 
1136 Washington Street 1st floor
Columbia, SC 29201

Zoning Administrator
K. Brian Cook  (Office) 803-545-3332

Rodrick White (O) 803-545-3431

Planning and Development Services 

Myron Sims (Office) 803-223-4049

Stacy Harris (Office) 803-737-3002 
(mobile) 803-518-4644

Code Enforcement:
Gwen Bouie (Office) 803-309-1854 

Jerre F. Threatt, City Planner
1136 Washington Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-545-3216
Fax: 803-733-8647 

Bailey Bill Historic Properties Tax Abatement Program
An incentive for owners of historic buildings
Find out more info HERE

Animal Control
City of Columbia website
Animal Mission website 
776-PETS (7387)


AT&T website 

SCE&G website 
Call the numbers below or report online.

  • Emergency
    • Downed/sparking power lines
    • Gas leaks
  • Non-Emergency
    • Power outage
    • Streetlights & outdoor lighting

Time Warner Cable website


Richland County Public Library Main Branch website  (803) 799-9084

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