Planning Staff

  1. Brana Snowden

    Planning Director
    Phone: 843-784-2231
    Brana Snowden has been employed with the City of Hardeeville in the Planning and Development Department as Planning Director since 2006. She has over a decade of land use planning experience in the local government field.

    Local Government

    Brana has been involved at the local government level in project management, comprehensive planning, and management and administration of land use planning and zoning boards with extensive experience large scale development review.

    Education & Experience

    She obtained her background in land use planning with a masters degree in City and Regional Planning from Clemson University. Her previous experience includes nine years as a planner and project manager with the County of Charleston, South Carolina and three years experience as a private consultant. Brana has also performed land use planning services for several South Carolina communities, including:

    • Awendaw
    • Bluffton
    • Kiawah Island
    • McClellanville
    • Meggett

    Brana is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.

  2. Katie Woodruff

    Planner I

  3. Dan Gooding

    Planning Technician

  4. Ashley Moody

    Permit Technician

  5. Cynthia Oliver

    Business License Coordinator
    Cynthia Oliver has worked for the City for over five years. She is a graduate of Clayton College and State University with a major in Accounting, and a recent graduate of Ogeechee Technical College. She has her Master Business Licensing Accreditation from the Municipal Association of South Carolina.

    Personal Life

    She has been married to Ron Oliver for 16 wonderful years. They have four children and seven grandchildren together. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and her poodle, Shelby.