Metropolitan Planning Commission

Overview

The Beaufort - Town of Port Royal Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) is a six-member board. Two members are appointed by the Beaufort 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 Beaufort Code
  • 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

Agendas & minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 

View our agendas and minutes.

If you have any special needs due to a physical challenge, please contact the Community & Economic Development Department at 843-525-7011.

Meetings

  • 5 p.m.
  • 3rd Monday of every month
  • Beaufort City Council Chambers
    1911 Boundary Street
    Beaufort, SC 29902

Members

  • Sue Cosner, Beaufort (Chair)
  • Wendy Zara, Port Royal (Vice-Chair)
  • Judy Alling, Port Royal
  • Caroline Fermin, County
  • Jason Hincher, County
  • James White, Beaufort 

2023 Schedule

Only digital submittal of all documents is accepted now. You may also view the meeting schedule in document form. NOTE:  THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR NEXT MONTHS MEETING ARE DUE BY NOON OF THE CURRENT MONTHS MEETING. Scheduled dates for review of applications are dependent on the number of applications received.  

Written comments for any project before the board must be submitted by noon (12:00 pm) on the business day before the meeting.

Meeting Schedule

Deadline for next month’s meeting

Monday, January 9, 2023

12:00 pm - January 9th

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

12:00 pm – February15th

Monday, March 20, 2023

12:00 pm – March 20th

Monday, April 17, 2023

12:00 pm – April 17th

Monday, May 15, 2023

12:00 pm – May 15th

Monday, June 12, 2023

12:00 pm – June 12th

Monday, July 17, 2023

12:00 pm – July 17th

Monday, August 21, 2023

12:00 pm – August 21st 

Monday, September 18, 2023

12:00 pm – September 18th

Monday, October 16, 2023

12:00 pm – October 16th

Monday, November 20, 2023

12:00 pm – November 20th

Monday, December 18, 2023

12:00 pm – December 18th