The Executive Department oversees the work and activities of City government and manages a diverse array of services that aid and represent the citizens of Charleston, the Mayor and City Council and City Departments.
The Department of Livability and Tourism is responsible for effectively, expeditiously and equitably enforcing City of Charleston Code of Ordinances with the goal of improving and sustaining the livability and quality of life of all City of Charleston residents, while promoting an environment that is receptive to tourism and historic preservation.
The Department of Stormwater Management includes the City’s Stormwater Regulatory Program, Stormwater Capital Project Management, Floodplain Management, and Field Operations Crews to maintain the Drainage System. The Department also coordinates Stormwater related efforts with other City Departments and Local Governments towards the shared goal of improving the Drainage System and water quality for residents, businesses, and visitors.
The Department of Traffic and Transportation studies, plans, and implements traffic operations, transportation services, and facilities to maintain the safe and efficient movement of people and goods throughout the City.