l Metropolitan Planning Commission - City of Beaufort, South Carolina

Metropolitan Planning Commission

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The Beaufort - Town of Port Royal Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) is a six-member board. Two of the members are appointed by the City Council; two members are appointed by the Town of Port Royal Town Council; and two members are appointed by the County Council.  The MPC has the following powers and duties:

  • Prepare and periodically revise the comprehensive plan;
  • Review and take action on street names;
  • Review and take action on cluster development;
  • Review and make recommendations on Planned Unit Development master plans;
  • Review and make recommendations on public projects;
  • Review and make recommendations to the City Council in regard to amendments to the text of the Unified Development Ordinance (1.06Mb);
  • Review and make recommendations to the City Council in regard to amendments to the Official Zoning Map; 
  • Review and approve preliminary subdivisions plats for Major Subdivisions.  

The Board meets on the third Monday of the month at 5:30 P.M. Meetings are currently held in the Beaufort City Council Chambers located at 1911 Boundary Street, Beaufort, South Carolina.

For more information on the MPC, contact Julie A. Bachety, Administrative Assistant II, at (843) 525-7011 or by email.
 

Project review applications for the Metropolitan Planning Commission can be downloaded here.


Board Members

Jim Crower - Port Royal (Chairman)
Bill Harris - Beaufort (Vice-Chairman)
Judy Alling - Port Royal
Caroline Fermin - County
Tim Rentz - Beaufort
Robert Semmler - County


 2018 Schedule

All meetings are held every 3rd Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Beaufort Council Chambers at 1911 Boundary Street, Beaufort, South Carolina.  All Applications are due by 12:00 noon.  If you have special needs due to a physical challenge, please contact the Department of Planning & Development Services at (843) 525-7011.

Meeting Date Deadline for Application Submittal
  Monday, January 8, 2018   Friday, December 8, 2017
  Monday, February 19, 2018   Friday, January 19, 2018
  Monday, March 19, 2018   Friday, February 16, 2018
  Monday, April 16, 2018   Friday, March 16, 2018
  Monday, May 21, 2018   Friday, April 20, 2018
  Monday, June 18, 2018   Friday, May 18, 2018
  Monday, July 16, 2018   Friday, June 15, 2018
  Monday, August 20, 2018   Thursday, July 20, 2018
  Monday, September 17, 2018   Friday, August 17, 2018
  Monday, October 15, 2018   Friday, September 14, 2018
  Monday, November 19, 2018   Friday, October 19, 2018
  Monday, December 17, 2018   Friday, November 16, 2018

Notes:

  1. All documents are required to be submitted to the City of Beaufort Department of Planning & Development Services at 1911 Boundary Street, City Hall, Julie A. Bachety.
  2. Include 6 sets of folded plans, supporting documents, and completed and signed application.
  3. IMPORTANT:  A project will not be reviewed if the applicant or representative is not present at the meeting.

Forms & Applications