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 Teen Movie Night
Teen Movie Night
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Teen Movie Night @ Odell Weeks Activities Center
The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department invites you to celebrate the last day of school by joining us on Thursday, May 30, 2024, for our inaugural Teen Movie Night. The movie will[...]
4:15 pm Youth Swim Lessons Session 1
Youth Swim Lessons Session 1
Jun 3 @ 4:15 pm – Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm
Youth Swim Lessons Session 1
Learn the key skills of swimming and water safety with lessons for all ages taught by Red Cross certified instructors at the City of Aiken Public Pool, located at the Smith-Hazel Recreation Center (416 Kershaw[...]
8:45 am Water Aerobics Classes
Water Aerobics Classes
Jun 4 @ 8:45 am – Aug 1 @ 9:30 am
Water Aerobics Classes @ City of Aiken Public Pool
Registration opens soon for Water Aerobics classes at the City of Aiken Public Pool. Perfect for those seeking low-impact exercises, our sessions offer a refreshing way to alleviate pain and enhance overall well-being. Join us[...]
5:30 pm Design Review Board / Work Session
Design Review Board / Work Session
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm
Design Review Board / Work Session
City of Aiken Design Review Board Meeting Municipal Building, 111 Chesterfield St S Upstairs, City Council Chambers Work Session  5:30 PM Regular Meeting 6:30 PM WRITTEN COMMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED. ONLY THE REGULAR MEETING WILL BE[...]

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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