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.

Most recent agenda 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

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

2022 Schedule - Revised

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 10, 2022

12:00 pm - January 10h

Wednesday, February 14, 2022

12:00 pm – February14th

Monday, March 21, 2022

12:00 pm – March 21st

Monday, April 18, 2022

12:00 pm – April 18th

Monday, May 16, 2022

12:00 pm – May 16th

Monday, June 20, 2022

12:00 pm – June 20th

Monday, July 18, 2022

12:00 pm – July 18th

Monday, August 15, 2022

12:00 pm – August 15th

Monday, September 19, 2022

12:00 pm – September 19th

Monday, October 17, 2022

12:00 pm – October 17h

Monday, November 21, 2022

12:00 pm – November 21st

Monday, December 19, 2022

12:00 pm – December 19th