Comprehensive Plan Update

Image of man crossing the street in a walkable community with the words Help us Plan for the FutureA Comprehensive Plan is a vital document that offers a vision for a county's future development. It considers the area's existing conditions, future goals and a general vision for what future growth and development within the county will look like over the next 10 to 20 years. Counties are required to update their Comprehensive Plans every 10 years, and Georgetown County is currently in the midst of an update.

This update has continued over the course of 2021 and 2022, and has featured a variety of opportunities for the public to weigh in on the plan update, including community meetings which were held across the county and a public survey which was released in September 2021 (click to access survey results). You can also use this page to view draft documents and submit feedback online. Check back regularly for updates, or subscribe to our news alerts.

The Comprehensive Plan is a living document designed to be adaptable to changes that occur in our community over time, as well as the changing visions and goals of residents.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

The Planning Commission will hold a workshop on the first draft of the Economic Development Element on Thursday, March 9th 2023 at 4:30pm in at the Historic Georgetown County Courthouse (129 Screven St., Georgetown).

The Planning Commission discusses Comprehensive Plan updates at its monthly meetings, which occur on the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Historic Georgetown County Courthouse (129 Screven St., Georgetown).

Submit Comments

Members of the public can submit comments on draft elements of the plan or what they would like future development in Georgetown County to look like using our online form.

Public Input Survey Results

A report on the results of a public input survey regarding land use that was released in the fall of 2021 can be accessed at the link below.

Survey Results