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Bill Huggins 
Zoning Administrator


Bill Huggins serves as a shared planner to provide planning and zoning assistance to municipalities within Oconee County. Assistance could include ordinance review, zoning administration, grant preparation, and downtown development and other planning related functions, as needed.

Bill has extensive experience in planning and municipal administration, including ten years as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Aiken and four years as Zoning and Floodplain Administrator for Colleton County, SC. His work also includes stints as a planner with Greenville County, as a Field Services representative with the Municipal Association of South Carolina, and as the Planning Director for the City of Seneca.

Bill has a B. A. in English from Francis Marion University and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from Clemson. He is married to the former Deborah Baxter of Seneca. Debbie and Bill are enthusiastic fans for Americana/roots music festivals, and they enjoy exploring the region’s natural treasures.


Adam C. Chapman



Adam C. Chapman serves as Planner for Community Development. His primary duties include assisting with the preparation of Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals staff reports, and assisting the general public with Planning and Zoning support. Adam enjoys working with residents to speak about the potential that planning has to improve the community both in the day-to-day and over many years.  

Adam has his Master’s in Urban & Regional Planning from Florida Atlantic University. He also has undergraduate degrees and certificates in Agriculture Technology and Aquaculture from Indian River State College, in Florida. Adam worked for the South Florida Regional Planning Council as well as the South Florida Water Management District before coming to Oconee County. Adam has spent extensive time in Ghana, West Africa as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer specializing in community outreach and agriculture.


Adam’s roots run deep in Oconee County. The area around Devil’s Fork State Park is his ancestral home. While he was not born in Oconee County, his father and at least five generations before him were born, raised and lived in and around what is now Oconee County. Adam is excited to work with the County from both professional and personal reasons.

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