Sea Island Parkway

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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Lady’s Island Plan Projects Moving Ahead

Three initiatives central to the Lady’s Island Plan are working their way to adoption, and the first traffic improvement project is underway. 1. “Septic Ordinance” A key challenge for Lady’s Island is to ensure that growth does not outpace the development of supportive public infrastructure, public sewer in particular. Currently, both the Community Preservation District …

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City Council Adopts Resolution Endorsing Lady’s Island Plan

  The Beaufort City Council Tuesday night passed a resolution, in a unanimous vote, adopting and endorsing the Lady’s Island Plan. With County Council’s unanimous approval the night before, this action clears the way for work to begin on the most expansive growth management plan ever undertaken for the Island. Next steps will be detailed …

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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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County Planning Commission Votes 9-0 To Approve Lady’s Island Plan

The Beaufort County Planning Commission Monday night voted 9-0 to approve and recommend the Lady’s Island Plan 2018 to the Natural Resources Committee for further action. Meeting at the Bluffton Branch Library, the Commission heard a recommendation from Rob Merchant, Assistant County Development Director, to approve the plan that had been in the works since …

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County Planning Commission To Hear Lady’s Island Plan Monday Night

The Beaufort County Planning Commission has been asked to adopt the Lady’s Island Plan 2018, and will review details of the plan at its meeting Monday night. The meeting will be held at the Bluffton Branch Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton, SC, at 6 p.m. Click here for the agenda. The Lady’s Island Plan 2018 …

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