The Seabrook Island Planning Commission was established by Town Council pursuant to the requirements of the South Carolina Local Government Comprehensive Planning Enabling Act of 1994 (S.C. Code of Laws Section 6-29-780 et seq).
The Commission consists of five members, each of whom are appointed by Town Council for a term of two years. Each member must be a registered voter of the town and shall either reside or own property within the town limits. No member may hold any other public office in the town or county.
The Commission is responsible for undertaking a continuing planning program for the physical, social and economic growth, development and redevelopment of land within the town.
To fulfill this role, one of the primary functions of the Planning Commission is to prepare, review and periodically update the town's official comprehensive plan. In order to implement the recommendations of the plan, the Commission is also charged with preparing and recommending to Town Council specific instruments and measures, including:
The Commission is responsible for overseeing the administration of subdivision and land development regulations upon adoption by Town Council, including, but not limited to, the review and approval of subdivision plats and commercial developments. The Commission may also be tasked by Town Council with reviewing and providing recommendations on any other municipal matter.
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Robert Driscoll, Chair
Ken Otstot, Vice Chair