Planning & Zoning

The Planning Department strives to provide planning and development information in a timely, courteous, and easily understandable manner to our customers that include businesses, developers, local officials, neighborhoods and future neighbors, property owners, and residents and prospective neighbors. The Department focuses on the long term, keeping the interests of the public at the forefront of all we do.

Beaufort Code & Zoning Map

The City of Beaufort Adopted the Beaufort Code -  on  June 27, 2017. It was amended on July 10, 2018.

The Beaufort Code is a form-based development code which coordinates with Beaufort County's and Port Royal's development ordinances.

  • Review the City Zoning Map and Development codes.
  • View the Property Zoning Request Form.
  • Zoning Request - Email us with information on the address or the property Identification number (PIN).
The Beaufort Code gray book cover

Additional Zoning Resources

Access other zoning documents and plans by visiting the Documents and Plans page and to view current projects under view please visit the Projects Under Review page.

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS)

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

Air Installations Compatible Use Zones (AICUZ)

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