Welcome to the City of Manning, SC web site. It is our hope this web site will provide useful information to both the residents of Manning, SC and those planning to visit or relocate to Manning, SC.
As you browse this web site, you will be provided with information about Manning's history, current and annual events, newsletters and minutes of various meetings. Various forms, available for downloading, and contact numbers are also provided. Frequent updates will be made to this site so make sure you stop in often.
The City of Manning is centrally located in Clarendon County, just off of Interstate 95 at exits 115 or 119 and 122. Manning is home to more than 4,000 of South Carolina's friendliest people. Manning's close proximity to Lake Marion makes it one of the state's favorite recreational areas for all types of water activities. Lake Marion is famous for it's landlocked striped bass and Manning is home for the annual Striped Bass Festival.
Trick or Treat
The City of Manning will not be handing out candy this year, we encourage you to follow the safety tips below while trick or treating.
Scarecrow Decorating Contest
Help us scare up some fun fall decorations and scarecrows in downtown Manning. We are inviting all individuals, families, clubs, church groups, civic organizations, and businesses to have some fun and get in the fall spirit by creating a scarecrow or fall decoration.
All decorations and scarecrows will be displayed on lamp posts downtown throughout the month of October. All you need are the materials and creativity!
Register by Friday, September 24, 2021.
Applications are available at City Hall or by clicking here.
Installations can begin on Sunday, September 26, 2021, and must be completed by Saturday, October 2, 2021.
The health and well-being of the residents, visitors and staff is our top priority. We are actively monitoring updates regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are following precautions and guidelines provided by the CDC and Federal, State and local officials. To help minimalize the exposure of COVID-19, the City of Manning would like to encourage all customers to pay your water bill online or leave your payment in our night deposit box (No cash payments please).
To that end, complete your online payment by going to our website, www.cityofmanning.org , click on the blue tab that says “make a utility payment”. Enter your account number from your paper bill and follow the prompts. Payments made after 5 pm will be posted the next business day. Again, you may also drop your payment in our night deposit box, located on the side of our building on the N. Mill Street side.
Business License payments can be sent by mail. If you are a new business or have questions concerning your business or zoning permits, please contact our Business Licensing Department at 803-435-8477, extension 5118.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
The City provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment and administers hiring, conditions and privileges of employment, compensation, training, promotions, transfer and discipline without discrimination because of race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, national origin, or any other status protected by law. The City also prohibits retaliation against employees who have made good faith reports of discrimination. Any employee who believes that they have been discriminated against in violation of this policy should report the matter to the City Administrator.
Welcome to the official website for the City of Manning. This website is designed to provide you with a wealth of information about our city and the services that we provide. I am honored and proud to serve as the mayor of our great city. The City of Manning is governed under the council form of government. The mayor is elected at large and our six council members represent a single district. Our city administrator works directly for city council and administers the day to day responsibilities of the city. I hope you find this website useful and please feel free to contact us whenever necessary.