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Edgefield County seeks Public Input on Land Management Issues

New Comprehensive Plan provides incentives to update County Development Process

Edgefield – County Administrator Tommy Paradise today announced dates for “Public Listening Meetings” to engage and seek comments from local citizens, property owners, business owners, organizations, and other stakeholders with an interest in the growth and development of Edgefield County about the current Land Management Ordinance update process. These meetings will provide short presentations from the County and the consultants charged with responsibility to prepare the revisions to the development codes for the County, and an opportunity for local stakeholders to provide input regarding potential changes prior to the preparation of suggested ordinances.

Community input is integral to the Land Management Ordinance update process:

October 15, 2019 (Tuesday) – Public Listening Meeting. 7:00 pm at McKendree United Methodist Church, 565 Highway 378, Edgefield, SC 29824.

October 16, 2019 (Wednesday) – Public Listening Meeting. 7:00 pm at Johnston Town Council Chambers, 500 Mims Avenue, Johnston, SC 29832.

October 17, 2019 (Thursday) – Public Listening Meeting. 7:00 pm at Sweetwater Community Center, 296 Sweetwater Road, North Augusta, SC 29860.

October 21, 2019 (Monday) – Public Listening Meeting. 7:00 pm at Edgefield County Council Chambers, 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield, SC 29824.

The proposed updates are intended to create a new and improved, easy-to-use document for County staff and applicants to formally submit plans for development, zoning, and/or construction.  The new document will consolidate various changes and accommodate expected growth in the unincorporated areas of Edgefield County for the foreseeable future as documented on the County’s Strategic Plan adopted in 2017 and the recently adopted County Comprehensive Plan adopted earlier this year.

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The Building and Planning Department provides planning and permit services for the strategic growth and development of Edgefield County through communications and feedback with local homeowner and business communities.