Planning

The Planning Division is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Beaufort Code, review and coordination of changes to the legal boundaries of real property, and for coordination of the design review process.

Beaufort Deveopment  Code

The Beaufort Code gray book coverThe City of Beaufort adopted the Beaufort Development Code on June 27, 2017. It was amended on July 10, 2018.

The Beaufort Code is a form-based development code. What does that mean?

Form-based codes address the relationship between building facades and the public realm, the form and mass of buildings in relation to one another, and the scale and types of streets and blocks. -- Planopedia

The Beaufort Code coordinates with Beaufort County's and Port Royal's development ordinances.

Additional zoning resources

Access other zoning documents and plans by visiting the Documents and Plans page.

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS)

View the MCAS Lowcountry Council of Governments 2015 Joint Land Use Study.

Air Installations Compatible Use Zones (AICUZ)

For information on the AICUZ studies, please view the following: