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Piedmont
Update
The Piedmont Area Plan Draft
 Posted: 05/20/24 4:49 PM by Austin Lovelace


The Piedmont Area Plan Draft is now available. See below for viewing options.

High Quality: Click Here
Low Quality: Click Here

The Piedmont Area Plan Draft is a large document, filled to the brim with charts, maps, photos, and more. Therefore, we have provided t ...



 
 

 
Gowensville
Update
Gowensville Draft Zoning Map
 Posted: 05/08/24 12:07 PM by Austin Lovelace


The public is invited to review and comment on the proposed zoning map for the Gowensville community. Click here to view the map. Click here to view zoning initiation next steps.

This zoning map has been initiated by petition from property owners in the area. The proposed zonin ...



 
 

 
County
News
Greenville County Tree Canopy Assessment
 Posted: 05/08/24 11:42 AM by Austin Lovelace


The Green Infrastructure Center recently completed a Tree Canopy Assessment for Greenville County. The report provides key strategies for minimizing loss of canopy and forested open space with policy, planning, and tree plantings.

Click here to view the report.



 
 

 
Piedmont
Update
Piedmont Community Meeting #4 Summary Report
 Posted: 01/30/24 4:35 PM by Austin Lovelace


Greenville County Long Range Planning, in collaboration with Anderson County, hosted a community meeting on Monday, January 29, 2024 at 6:00 PM at the Piedmont Community Center. Click here to view the summary report.



 
 

 
Piedmont
News
Picture Piedmont Photo Collection
 Posted: 01/12/24 11:20 AM by Austin Lovelace


We are excited to launch Picture Piedmont, a collection of photos taken in Piedmont by you, the Piedmont community, to be featured in The Piedmont Area Plan. The goal is to showcase the essence of Piedmont at this point in time—during this planning process—highlighting its charm, natural beauty, people, and spirit.

Click here to submit your photo(s), or see below for more options. 

Please submit your photos no later than Friday, February 16

 
 

 
Piedmont
Event
Piedmont Community Meeting #4
 Posted: 01/12/24 10:35 AM by Austin Lovelace


Greenville County, in collaboration with Anderson County, will host a community meeting on Monday, January 29 at 6:00 PM at the Piedmont Community Center, located at 3 Main Street in Piedmont. Click here for more information.



 
 

 
County
Update
Septic Subdivision Design & Riparian Buffer Requirements - Update
 Posted: 10/25/23 9:38 AM by Tyler Stone


On October 24, 2023, Planning staff provided an update to County Council about the proposed amendments to the Land Development Regulations with respect to septic subdivision development in the unzoned areas of the county as well as riparian buffer requirements county-wide. The presentation, with recommendations from Planning staff, is available at the link below.



 
 

 
County
News
Septic Subdivision Design & Riparian Buffer Requirements
 Posted: 10/06/23 10:32 AM by Tyler Stone


Greenville County Council's Planning and Development Committee (P&D) hosted a workshop on October 2, 2023 with Planning Commission, utility providers, and the development community to discuss growth management and environmental protection policies related to a pending county ordinance. This productive meeting revealed many areas of agreement as well as potential solutions for further study. Planning staff will work with P&D to refine the county's growth management and envrionmental policies to better align with the needs of its stakeholders. The presentation provided by Rashida Jeffers-Campble at this meeting may be viewed at the link ...



 
 

 
County
News
On the Road Again: Our Transportatioin Challenge
 Posted: 10/06/23 10:18 AM by Tyler Stone


Assistant County Administrators Tee Coker and Hesha Gamble recently provided information to County Council about the state of road funding in Greenville County. The presentation may be viewed at the link below. 

Roads Presentation



 
 

 
Piedmont
News
Piedmont Area Plan Workshop Summary Report
 Posted: 08/31/23 4:06 PM by Austin Lovelace


Greenville County Long Range Planning, in collaboration with Anderson County, hosted a workshop on Thursday, August 31 in support of the Piedmont Area Plan. The workshop consisted of four draft plan maps that can be viewed here. It is important to note that the elements proposed in these maps are hypothetical in nature at this time.

Please send any comments to Austin Lovelace at alovelace@greenvillecounty.o ...



 
 

 
Del Norte
Event
Del Norte Community Meeting #2
 Posted: 08/02/23 9:41 AM by Saeideh Sobhaninia


After a successful community visioning workshop and understanding the community's desires and ideas for 103 Del Norte Ln, Long Range Planning staff have come up with two design alternatives for this lot. The goal is turning this vacant lot into a community place based on community's needs. The staff are meeting with the community for the second time to share these alternatives and ask their opinions. Please join us and share your opinions on August 8th at 7:00 pm at Pavilion. You can also click here to participate in the survey that is designed to understand community's op ...



 
 

 
Piedmont
Update
Piedmont Community Meeting #3
 Posted: 07/26/23 11:45 AM by Austin Lovelace


Greenville County Long Range Planning, in collaboration with Anderson County, will host a community meeting in support of the Piedmont Area Plan, a community-driven, cross-government initiative to guide the future of the community. The meeting will take place at the Piedmont Community Center, located at 3 Main Street in Piedmont, on Monday, July 31 at 2:30 PM. Click here for more information.



 
 

 
Piedmont
Update
Piedmont Community Meeting #2
 Posted: 07/10/23 10:12 AM by Austin Lovelace


Greenville County Long Range Planning, in collaboration with Anderson County, will host a community meeting in support of the Piedmont Area Plan, a community-driven, cross-government initiative to guide the future of the community. The meeting will take place at the Piedmont Community Center, located at 3 Main Street in Piedmont, on Wednesday, July 12 at 4:30 PM. Click here for more information.



 
 

 
Piedmont
Event
Talk Piedmont Event
 Posted: 07/06/23 5:03 PM by Austin Lovelace


Join Greenville County Long Range Planning on Monday, July 10 at 6:00 PM at Saluda River Grill to talk about Piedmont! 

This event aims to engage all members of the Piedmont community through conversation and listening. This informal gathering will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to engage in open and honest conversations, sharing their perspectives and ideas related to the community. The goal is to foster dialogue, build relationships, and gather valuable input from diverse voices in an approachable environment.

The event will take place at Saluda River Grill, located at 1 Main Street in Piedmont. Please no ...



 
 

 
Piedmont
Update
Piedmont Community Meeting
 Posted: 06/26/23 4:44 PM by Austin Lovelace


Greenville County Long Range Planning, in collaboration with Anderson County, will host a community meeting in support of the Piedmont Area Plan, a community-driven, cross-government initiative to guide the future of the community. he meeting will take place at the Piedmont Community Center, located at 3 Main Street in Piedmont, on Thursday, June 29 at 6:30 PM. Click here for more information.

Please arrive as close to time as possible i ...



 
 

 
Piedmont
Event
Chalk Piedmont Event
 Posted: 06/21/23 10:13 AM by Austin Lovelace


Join Greenville County Long Range Planning on Tuesday, June 27 at 10:00 AM in the Piedmont Community Center parking area to draw your community in chalk! Click here to learn more.

This event aims to engage all members of the Piedmont community, especially youth and caretakers, through artistic expression. Participants will be provided with chalk and tasked with drawing their community. This may include animals, buildings, houses, nature, people, or anything else that makes y ...



 
 

 
Piedmont
News
Piedmont Area Plan Community Engagement Strategy and Survey
 Posted: 06/15/23 5:14 PM by Austin Lovelace


Click here to take the survey, or here for a printable version. Click here to view the Community Engagement Strategy document.


 
 

 
Piedmont
News
Piedmont Area Plan Meetings and Events
 Posted: 06/15/23 4:40 PM by Austin Lovelace


Greenville County Long Range Planning, in collaboration with Anderson County, will host a series of events and meetings at the Piedmont Community Center in summer 2023. See below for dates and times.

Click here for a guide to the Piedmont Area Plan. This document provides more details about the planning process, meetings, and events. 

Chalk Piedmont Event: Tuesday, June 27 at 10:00 AM


 
 

 
County
News
The Future of Rural Residential Development
 Posted: 05/17/23 12:37 PM by Tyler Stone


On Monday, May 15, 2023, the Planning & Development Committee of Council and Community Development and Planning staff participated in a timely discussion about the future of rural residential development in Greenville County. Assistant County Administrator, Tee Coker, provided a presentation and context for the discussion, including the challenges of growth management in unzoned and rural parts of the county, a vision and goals for the futur ...



 
 

 
Piedmont
News
Piedmont Area Plan Kickoff Meetings
 Posted: 05/15/23 6:03 PM by Austin Lovelace


Greenville County Long Range Planning, in collaboration with Anderson County, will develop a plan for the designated Piedmont study area along with a diverse group of stakeholders reflecting the Piedmont community’s hopes and needs. If you live, work, or have interest in shaping the future of Piedmont, we invite you to have a conversation with us at the Piedmont Community Center, located at 3 Main Street in Piedmont, on June 1 and June 2 from 11:00 AM—2:00 PM.

The meeting(s) will provide you—a stakeholder in the Piedmont com ...



 
 

 
Gowensville
Update
Gowensville Planning Workshop Recap
 Posted: 03/31/23 9:04 AM by Suzanne Terry


The Planning Workshop held on March 29th was a great success, both in the number of attendees and in the discourse. We estimate 70-80 were in attendence, as all chairs were filled!

If we didn't get to your question or comment, you can still submit feedback below, and the presentation can be viewed here: 
March 29th Workshop Presentation

Thank you for your participation!



 
 

 
Gowensville
Event
Gowensville Planning Workshop
 Posted: 03/06/23 9:46 AM by Suzanne Terry


Our recent survey of Gowansville residents indicated that respondents lacked information on land use controls, such as Land Development Regulations and Zoning. Their preferred method for learning was to attend a local workshop.
You asked, we answered! 
Long Range Planning will be holding an educational workshop so that local residents can learn more in general about these planning tools.

What: Gowensville Planning Workshop
Where: Gowensville Community Center (14186 Hwy 11, Campobello)
When: Wednesday, March 29th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.



 
 

 
Gowensville
Update
Gowensville Community Survey Results
 Posted: 02/01/23 2:54 PM by Suzanne Terry


Results of the recent Gowensville Community Survey can be viewed here:  Gowensville Survey Results

There was sufficient interest by respondents in having an in-person workshop to learn more about growth management tools.  We will update this space soon with a time and date for a workshop to be held at the Gowensville Community Center.

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you soon!



 
 

 
Gowensville
News
Gowensville Survey
 Posted: 12/16/22 11:43 AM by Tyler Stone


Greenville County Planning staff have been asked by residents of the Gowensville Community to assess the community’s interest in learning about growth management policies and tools. To that end, planning staff have developed an online survey to assess the community's interests and concerns.



 
 

 
County
News
August Planning Commission Workshop
 Posted: 08/18/22 3:46 PM by Tyler Stone


For those who missed today's Planning Commission Workshop on Cluster, Open Space, and Conservation Subdivision design, you may view or listen to the recordings of this meeting at the link below. 

Workshop Recordings 8-18-22



 
 

 
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