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City View
News
City View Community Plan Final Draft Ready!
 Posted: 12/03/18 11:37 AM by Jonathan Hanna


The City View Community Plan has finally reached its final draft stage and it is available for public review! After months of careful review between Greenville County’s Planning Staff and members of the City View Community Coalition Core Team, the final draft reflects the hard work and feedback of neighborhood residents and community stakeholders. Planning Staff is hopeful this document accurately reflects the vision of the community and equips residents with strategies for the future as well as equi ...



 
 

 
Taylors
News
Taylors Main Street Development District Online Survey is Open
 Posted: 11/05/18 9:54 AM by Ben Cotton

Greenville County has been working in partnership with Taylors TownSquare on the creation of a Main Street Development District, which seeks to encourage the look-and-feel of a traditional small town center, emphasizing the history, health, safety, and welfare of the Taylors community. Some of the potential benefits include:

(1) Encouraging development that is compatible with a traditional small-town atmosphere;
(2) Protecting business investment by ensuring all properties follow the same guidelines; and
(3) Improving quality-of-life with a focus on beaut ...



 
 

 
Sans Souci
News
Sans Souci Community Plan Final Draft
 Posted: 10/24/18 2:06 PM by Jonathan Hanna


On October 23rd, Greenville County Planning Staff met with the Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance to reveal the final draft of the Sans Souci Community Plan. After introducing the plan, the bulk of the time spent was in allowing community members to review the final draft and ask questions as they arose. A digital version of the plan is also available online for any community members interested in reviewing the document after the meeting. Feedback, questions, or corrections will continue to be solicited over the following weeks, which may be directed to Tina Belge or Jonathan Hanna. Staff hopes to advertise the public hearing for the adoptio ...



 
 

 
Slater-Marietta
Update
Slater-Marietta Area Plan Update
 Posted: 09/11/18 1:33 PM by Tyler Stone


On August 14, 2018 the Slater-Marietta Community met for a discussion of Transportation Issues within the Community. Mike Holden, SCDOT Engineer, was on hand to answer questions from community members regarding traffic lights, traffic calming, and other measures to improve safety along U.S. Highway 276. Additional discussion centered on the quality of the existing tennis courts and recreation fields, and the need for improved facilities. See meeting notes below. The Committee will meet again on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Slater Hall Senior Action Center to begin developing goals, strategies, and objectives for the ...



 
 

 
Five Forks
Update
Steering Committee Update
 Posted: 08/10/18 2:48 PM by Tyler Stone


The Five Forks Area Plan Steering Committee met on August 9, 2018 at the Five Forks Library for a discussion of Transportation and Traffic related goals for the Plan. Representatives from SCDOT and GPATS were on hand to provide information about upcoming projects and to answer questions about potential road improvements for the Five Forks Area. Many topics were discussed including access management, street connectivity, development impact fees, and growth management strategies, among others. The Committee will meet again on September 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Five Forks Library to further the Transportation discussion and to work toward ...



 
 

 
County
News
Northern Greenville County Zoning Meeting: CANCELLED
 Posted: 07/24/18 3:37 PM by Jonathan Hanna


Update: This meeting has been CANCELLED. This meeting was not organized by the County and was desired by a group of citizens who were interested in pursuing zoning for a particular area in the northern part of the County.  The day before the meeting, the church withdrew their offer to hold the meeting at their location.  The meeting organizers told us that they posted signs on the church that the meeting was cancelled.  For any questions, please contact Ms. Phoenikx Buathier, the Zoning Administrator, at PBuathier@greenvillecounty.org.

Resi ...



 
 

 
Sans Souci
Update
Sans Souci Community Meeting Recap: Community Plan Overview
 Posted: 07/27/18 2:38 PM by Jonathan Hanna


The Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance hosted Greenville County Planning Staff once again as they presented residents with an outline of the in-progress Sans Souci Community Plan. Planner Tina Belge walked through the various goals and objectives that are currently serving as the tentpoles of the plan document. Once a draft of the plan is completed, the document will be shared with Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance Committees and, ultimately, with the community-at-large. Minutes covering the subject of the meeting (including content covered in the question and answer section) are available in the link below along with slides from the evening’s presentation.



 
 

 
Five Forks
Update
Five Forks Citizen Committee Applications
 Posted: 07/16/18 3:42 PM by Tyler Stone


Staff met with residents of the Five Forks Community on July 12, 2018 to gather additional feedback for the Five Forks Area Planning effort. Staff set up three exercise stations including a mapping station, an issue prioritization station, and a visual preference survey station to elicit additional input regarding the direction of the Five Forks Area Plan. Next, staff will work with three Citizen Committee groups to develop goals, objectives, strategies, and a work program for the community over the next ten years.



 
 

 
Sans Souci
Update
Sans Souci Community Meeting Recap: Beautification
 Posted: 06/29/18 4:37 PM by Jonathan Hanna


On June 26th, the Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance met at Sans Souci Church with local residents and allowed County Planning Staff the opportunity to complete what has been a series of topics, culminating with the subject of Community Beautification. County Planner Tina Belge took this opportunity to talk with community members about ongoing and potential public improvement projects, benefits of historical designations, gateway signage opportunities, and more. The complete minutes for this meeting are provided in a link below along with presentation slides. Anyone interested in more information on these subjects or anything related in Sans ...



 
 

 
Riverdale
Update
Riverdale-Tanglewood Community Plan Update
 Posted: 06/20/18 9:28 AM by Tyler Stone


Staff presented the Draft Riverdale-Tanglewood Community Plan to the community on May 8, 2018, and again on June 19, 2018, and requested feedback on the plan. Since then, the Draft Plan has been updated to reflect comments made both at the meeting and afterward. Additions include: a goal of enhanced notifications of zoning public hearings for nearby property owners; as well as, methods for dealing with long-standing grandfathered and nonconforming uses within the community. Also, some community members expressed a desire to rename the plan in order to better reflect the inclusivity of multiple neighborhoods. To that end, planning staff wil ...



 
 

 
County
News
Five Forks Area Plan Kick-off Meeting
 Posted: 06/15/18 11:21 AM by Tyler Stone


Greenville County Planning Staff and County Council Members Butch Kirven, Rick Roberts, and Dan Tripp (elect) met with residents of the Five Forks Community on June 14th to Kick-off the start of the Five Forks Area Plan. The Plan, an update of the East Woodruff Road Area Plan developed in 2007, will provide a vision for the area’s future, along with implementation strategies and solutions to pressing issues concerning the community. We had a very productive and lively discussion regarding the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats relevant to the Five Forks Area, and look forward to sev ...



 
 

 
Sans Souci
News
Sans Souci Community Survey Is Live!
 Posted: 03/07/17 9:27 AM by Jonathan Hanna


Click here to take the survey online now! Simply print from form for a paper copy. 

Haga clic aquí para tomar la encuesta en línea ahora! Simplemente imprima desde el formulario para una copia en papel.

Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance, has put together a community survey for the Sans Souci area that we encou ...



 
 

 
Monaghan Mill
Update
Monaghan Community Plan- Beautification Meeting Recap
 Posted: 06/01/18 2:36 PM by Tina Belge


On May 21st neighbors, representatives, and staff came together to talk about boundaries, history and preservation, as well as ongoing and future beautification efforts. For full minutes of the meeting please click here.



 
 

 
County
Event
Hands On Greenville Events Around the County
 Posted: 04/26/18 4:04 PM by Jonathan Hanna


The United Way is hosting another annual Hands On Greenville (HOG) Day in our County and a number of communities that the Greenville County Planning Department is currently working with will be participating. These communities invite anyone interested in participating to join the effort to provide community clean-up and restoration projects in several key areas. HOG Day events are planned in City View, Monaghan, and Sans Souci neighborhoods. These community service opportunities take place on Saturday, May 5th, and will be followed up by an after party at Fluor Field. For more information on each communities events, continue reading . . . .



 
 

 
Sans Souci
Update
Sans Souci Community Meeting Recap: Crime & Litter
 Posted: 05/01/18 4:54 PM by Jonathan Hanna


The April 24th Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance community meeting offered a host of valuable information for local residents with news on upcoming community projects, an introduction to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Environmental Enforcement Division, a detailing of Greater Greenville Sanitation Commission services, as well as a brief look at the benefits of CPTED guidelines (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design). Minutes from the meeting (including contact information from various presenters) and presentation slides are provided below. County Planning Staff hopes that as these various resources become more widely understood and utilized, that they may aid in promoting a cleaner and safer environment for all residents in Sans Souci.



 
 

 
Monaghan Mill
Update
Monaghan Crime and Litter Community Plan Meeting Recap
 Posted: 04/10/18 3:27 PM by Tina Belge


Speakers from the Sheriff's Officer, Environmental Enforcement, Codes Enforcement, Greater Greenville Sanitation, and Palmetto Pride spoke about crime and litter in Monaghan. They discussed what the community can do to reduce crime through specific reporting how to's and enforcement rules as well as through beautification and design. For full minutes click here.



 
 

 
Sans Souci
Update
Sans Souci Community Meeting Recap: Streets & Safety
 Posted: 03/29/18 3:41 PM by Jonathan Hanna


The Greenville County Planning Department was hosted at the March 27th Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance meeting to discuss a number of community-inspired concerns that were particularly raised during the previous Neighborhood Alliance meeting. The topics of focus consisted, broadly speaking, of streets and safety. County Planning Staff covered one of the primary ways in which public safety on streetscapes is impacted - that is, through street lighting. Staff also detailed some of the various methods and approaches for increasing or providing street lighting in an area (these elements are detailed in the minutes, provided below). In additio ...



 
 

 
Monaghan Mill
Update
Monaghan Mill Community Plan- Recreation Recap
 Posted: 03/07/18 11:24 AM by Tina Belge


On February 19th Monaghan hosted the United Futbol Club and Greenville County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism to discuss current recreation in Monaghan as well as future developments for Monaghan Park and possible Swamp Rabbit Trail direct connection. Full minutes are included here.



 
 

 
Sans Souci
News
Sans Souci Community Meeting Recap: Future Land Use Exercise
 Posted: 03/01/18 3:31 PM by Jonathan Hanna


On Tuesday, February 27th, the Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance with the Greenville County Planning Department held a community meeting that was broadly advertised across the neighborhood. There was a wonderful turnout for what was the Future Land Use exercise, which involved discussion and mapping of a variety of land uses across the study area. Residents and property owners of the area were extremely helpful through the expression of their feedback; however, if anyone was unable to attend the meeting or wishes to offer additional input, please contact either Jonathan Hanna or Tina Belge with your ideas.



 
 

 
Sans Souci
News
Upcoming Future Land Use Exercise with Sans Souci
 Posted: 02/13/18 11:40 AM by Jonathan Hanna


What shape do you think the future of Sans Souci should take? Which kinds of land uses would you like to see? Where do you think they should go? Whether these are new questions to you or ones you've mulled over in your mind a thousand times, we want to explore the potential answers with you. Planning staff will be conducting a future land use exercise with the Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance and all community members are invited to participate. This is an important part of the planning process so we urge you to help us get the word out and bring a neighbor. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 27th, at 6:00 pm at Sans Souci Church ( ...



 
 

 
City View
News
City View Feedback Exercise Held For Plan Outline
 Posted: 02/08/18 4:37 PM by Jonathan Hanna


County Planning Staff met with the City View Coalition last Monday (2/5/2018) to present a draft outline for the City View Community Plan. Participants in this exercise were asked to provide feedback by rating each designated principle in the outline a priority ranking (on a scale of 1 to 5). Community members were also provided open space to comment on each section and offer more specific feedback. A link to the feedback exercise is available below. Any community members interested in submitting their own feedback are encouraged to do so.



 
 

 
Monaghan Mill
Update
Monaghan Mill Community Plan- Transportation Recap
 Posted: 01/30/18 1:14 PM by Tina Belge


Working with neighborhood residents, staff explored various transportation techniques suitable for the Monaghan community. Stoplights, stopsigns, roundabouts, sidewalks, etc. were discussed and residents worked together to identify where these tools could be implemented. For full meeting minutes click here.



 
 

 
County
News
Dublin Road Area Draft Plan available for review
 Posted: 01/29/18 11:07 AM by Tyler Stone


Since December of 2016, Planning staff has worked with community leaders and residents from the Dublin Road area to develop the Dublin Road Area Plan, a guide for growth. This plan primarily addresses land use and transportation concerns expressed by the community, due in large part to recent growth pressures in the area. Recommendations of the Plan include improved stormwater management, transportation improvements for greater connectivity among large undeveloped tracts of land, and the preservation of existing land use patt ...



 
 

 
Sans Souci
Update
Sans Souci Community Meeting Recap: Affordable Housing
 Posted: 01/25/18 4:09 PM by Jonathan Hanna


Greenville County Planning Staff met with the Sans Souci Neighborhood Alliance on January 23, 2018, to discuss the requested topic of Affordable Housing. Tina Belge led the discussion and leaned on much of her own experience from working at the Greenville County Redevelopment Authority. Staff covered a number of issues such as the changing demographics in Sans Souci, as well as the myriad of available resources and potential policies that are designed to address the common issues surrounding affordable housing. For a detailed description of the presentation and some of the surrounding conversation with residents, please refer to the 

 
 

 
Monaghan Mill
Update
Monaghan Community Meeting 3 Recap- Land Use Charette
 Posted: 11/30/17 2:59 PM by Tina Belge


Staff and residents came together to discuss what the community would want to see for the future land use of Monaghan. In three different groups neighbors explored what residential, commercial, recreational, and more areas they'd like to see in Monaghan and where. For full minutes and map photos of what each group drew click here!

Also, don't forget about our community survey here:



 
 

 
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