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119 West Front Street -- PO Box 716
Liberty, SC 29657

Telephone: 864-843-3177

Fax: 864-843-9400

Administrator Philip Trotter

Philip Trotter brings nearly 14 years of dedicated experience in local government to his role as the City Administrator of Liberty, SC, a position he has held with pride since February 12th, 2024. Acting as the primary administrative officer for the City, overseeing the implementation of city policies set by the Mayor and City Council on a day-to-day basis. Having fond childhood memories of visiting his grandparents in the Flat Rock Community, Philip is deeply rooted in the fabric of Liberty. Eager to lead positive transformations, he is committed to addressing the city’s infrastructure challenges and enhancing transparency in governance.


In his capacity as the chief administrator, Philip directs the city’s various departments and activities, ensuring the seamless operation of essential services such as police, public works, parks and recreation, and the public works department. Understanding the complexities of long-term change, he is actively engaged in fostering community involvement and collaboration. Philip is dedicated to navigating Liberty towards a prosperous future, embodying the city’s spirit of resilience and progress.



8:00AM – 4:30PM

City Hall offices include:

  • Utility Office (water, sewer & sanitation services)
  • Business License
  • Food Truck Vendor Applications
  • Hospitality Tax
  • Planning, Zoning, Building Permits & Sign Permits
  • Mayor (by appointment only)
  • Administrator
  • Municipal Clerk / Human Resource Office
    • Treasurer




The City of Liberty does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs or activities. Philip Trotter, City Administrator, 119 W. Front St, Liberty, SC 29567, 864.843.3177 or TDD 1.800.735.8583 has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations.

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