Tuesday, August 21, 2018 6 p.m. North Charleston

Charleston County Comprehensive Plan

Talking Points

When you address County Council at the public hearing, we recommend that you urge them to prioritize these suggestions in the Comprehensive Plan:

  • Incorporating resilience and flood mitigation goals in every chapter
  • Pursuing land use regulations that prohibit the use of fill material to raise the elevation for new development sites
  • Coordinating with all municipalities on an official Urban Growth Boundary line and securing the boundary in perpetuity
  • Encouraging connectivity between existing developments and neighborhoods and incentivizing the creation of multi-use paths or access roads to provide greater connectivity and movement
  • Exploring opportunities that take advantage of our surrounding waterways by planning and implementing a regional commuter ferry service
  • Encourage alternative waste management solutions such as commercial compost collection that save landfill space, reduce methane emissions, create jobs, and save tax payer dollars
  • Creating a citizen-driven planning effort for a Johns Island Plan like Plan West Ashley
  • Collaborating with the local municipalities to draft community plans for Edisto Island, Mount Pleasant, and Awendaw
  • Compiling an inventory of developable properties within the Urban Growth Boundary that is accessible to the public and will guide new development to appropriate areas where infrastructure is located


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