Metropolitan Planning Commission

Overview

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.

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

Current Projects

View a list of current projects under review.

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agenda and Minutes

Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 3rd Monday of every month
  • Beaufort City Council Chambers
    1911 Boundary Street
    Beaufort, SC 29902

Members

  • Bill Harris, Beaufort (Chairman)
  • Jim Crower, Port Royal (Vice-Chairman)
  • Judy Alling, Port Royal
  • Caroline Fermin, County
  • Michael Tomy, Beaufort
  • Robert Semmler, County