City of Aiken Relocates to New Building

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Effective April 18, the City of Aiken will be operating at the new Municipal Building located at 111 Chesterfield Street South, at the southwest corner of Richland Avenue and Chesterfield Street. The new building will consolidate staff currently working in four different buildings, allowing for enhanced customer service and improved operations.

The following City services will be relocated in the new building:

  • Building Inspections 803-642-7675
  • City Manager’s Office and Mayor 803-642-7654
  • Finance (Tax, Business License and Utility Payments) 803-642-7603
  • Human Resources 803-642-7660
  • Planning Department 803-642-7608
  • Risk Management 803-643-2124
  • Tourism 803-293-7846


Effective April 18, 2022, utility payments may be made in person in the first-floor lobby, using the drive-through service, by mail, by phone, online via the City of Aiken website, or by using the drive-up dropbox. The drive-up drop box will be located near the new payment drive-through station at 111 Chesterfield Street South. Monday, April 18, 2022, the transition of all services from 214 Park Ave. SW, including drop boxes, will be completed.

Except for posted holidays, the drive-through will be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM –5 PM for utility payments by cash and check only. A payment stub should be presented at the time of payment.

City Council and other City Board and Commission meetings will continue to be held at 214 Park Avenue SW until further notice.

The structure, originally the Henderson Hotel, was built in 1930 and has been completely refurbished at the cost of $13.78 million.

Upcoming Events

5:30 pm Arts Commission Meeting
Arts Commission Meeting
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm
Arts Commission Meeting @ Municipal Building, Room 203
AGENDA City of Aiken Arts Commission October 4, 2022 City of Aiken Municipal Building Room 203 111 Chesterfield St. S Aiken, SC 29801 5:30 p.m. Mission: To utilize its collective resources to foster communication and[...]
6:30 pm Design Review Board
Design Review Board
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm
Design Review Board @ City Council Chambers
Residents can join or watch the meeting on YouTube | Residents are to send comments to with name and address and state if they would like their remarks read into the record. The[...]

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General Information

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Physical Address
111 Chesterfield St. S
Aiken, SC 29801