Experience Camden, SC

FY 2025 Budget In Brief April 23, 2024

Uniquely Camden

With over 280 years of history and successes to our credit, Camden is the perfect place to live, to work, and to play. There is always exciting news encircling us. Who doesn’t like to play, first? The future of Camden is bright, and we have so many successes to share. Your government is here to support the life that you want. Work, play, family and community.

From The Desk Of The Mayor

Welcome to Camden, SC.  Where horses, history and hospitality come alive!  I am so proud to call Camden my home.  The future of Camden is bright, and we have so many successes to share.  I hope you’ll join us to live, work or play in this place we call home.  

Alfred Mae Drakeford, Mayor, City of Camden

Helpful Links

Boards & Commissions

The City of Camden values the input and contributions of its citizenry.  One way the City engages civic participation is through boards and commissions. Find a way to contribute today! 

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Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Looking for past notes or agendas for upcoming City Council meetings?  We have you covered.  All meeting agendas and notes can be found here.  Get involved in your government.  

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Grants & Other Funding

The City of Camden offers a wide range of funding sources for businesses, nonprofits and citizens that are investing in Camden’s future.  Take a look at some of the opportunities for grants and other funding.  

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Employment Opportunities

Camden is growing and we’re always looking for talented individuals that can contribute to a bright future for all of us.  Check out some of our job openings here.  

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Code of Ordinances

Camden’s Code of Ordinances is constantly evolving, but an online version is available for the use of our citizens and any other interested parties; updated twice a year to reflect any changes. 

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Planning & Zoning

Looking for ordinances, building permits, plats, variances or other zoning-related information?  Our zoning and permitting information guides development in accordance with existing and future needs of the community.    

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Events & Happenings

Camden offers myriad ways to enjoy our city’s rich hospitality with a full calendar of arts, culture, outdoors, equine, history and related events. Find your “thing” in Camden, SC.  All Events →