Lady’s Island

TRASK TO APPEAL ZBOA DECISION ON DRIVE THRU

In a “zoom” appearance before the County’s Natural Resouces Committee on Tuesday (March 7), developer Graham Trask said he planned to appeal the recent ZBOA decision to deny a special use permit for a drive-through coffee shop in Sea Island Parkway. Beaufort County sources said the County had not yet been notified that an appeal …

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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS SAYS “NO” TO LADYS ISLAND DRIVE THRU

Before a packed house at Council Council Chambers, the County’s Zoning Board Of Appeals voted 4-2 Thursday night to deny an application for a drive-through coffee shop on Sea Island Parkway. The coffee restaurant involved is widely believed to be a Dunkin Donuts. Board members Kevin Mack, Jane Frederick, Lynne Hoos and William (Cecil) Mitchell …

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DRIVE-THRU COFFEE SHOP HEADED FOR SEA ISLAND PARKWAY?

If the County Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBOA) grants variances next Thursday, the busiest stretch of the Sea Island Parkway could be home to a new drive-through coffee shop. Planned for 131 Sea Island Parkway, the location is directly across from Bill’s Liquors and adjacent to Garrett’s dry cleaners/U-Haul outlet. The site is said to be …

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Understanding The Lady’s Island Plan: Part 4

FIVE STRATEGIES Four core goals, seven planning theme, and now five essential strategies. 1.Modify The Growth Boundary Prevent future urban growth on rural margins, and limit footprint of suburban/ urban density growth. This is particularly important for the land east of Walmart (Island Shops), a 3/4 miles stretch leading to Chowan Creek and St. Helena …

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Understanding The Lady’s Island Plan: Part 3

7 themes This plan is organized around a framework of vision, goals, objectives, and actions. It integrates and synthesizes an understanding of the growth and development trends and forecasts with the values of the community. The development trends and community input results are each summarized in the plan. There are several major planning themes that …

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Understanding The Lady’s Island Plan: Part 2

Four Goals The Lady’s Island Plan is organized around a framework of vision, goals, objectives, and actions. It integrates and synthesizes an understanding of the growth and development trends and forecasts with the values of the community. The development trends and community input results are each summarized in the plan. The common goals summarized below …

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Understanding The Lady’s Island Plan: Part 1

The Lady’s Island Plan, in development for more than a year, summarizes the results of a broad-based community planning process for Lady’s Island. Stimulated by a highly-attended community meeting – Designing Lady’s Island — in February, 2017, the plan has been developed through a collaborative effort between Beaufort County, the City of Beaufort, the Town …

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Metro Planning Commission To Review Lady’s Island Plan Dec. 17; Keyserling Raises Issues

The Metro Planning Commission, representing Beaufort County, the Town of Port Royal and the City of Beaufort, will hear details of the Lady’s Island Plan at its Dec. 17 meeting at Beaufort City Hall, 6 p.m. This is the second official body to hear the plan. It was reviewed with the Northern Plan Implementation Committee …

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A Park, And A Plan For Lady’s Island

Lady’s Islanders: We Want Your Comments! The Lady’s Island Area Plan, an initiative of Beaufort County and the City of Beaufort, has been posted in draft form, and is available for public review on a special website, Lady’s Island Area Plan. The planning process, overseen by a ten-member steering committee drawn from the community and supported by planning staff …

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Slimmed-Down Whitehall Plan OK’d By MPC

In a 6-0 vote before a packed City Council chamber last night, the Metropolitan Planning Commission approved a new plan to develop the Whitehall property on Lady’s Island. The slimmed-down plan calls for 80-100 residential units, a 100-unit independent living facility, and some 20,000 s.f. of commercial/retails space along the Sea Island Parkway. An earlier …

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