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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Recode York County Module One Draft Ready for Public Viewing

recode York County subdivisions

In late 2019, the York County Planning and Development Services Department began the process of revising the County’s Zoning and Subdivision Codes. The County engaged with White & Smith, LLC, a planning and law consulting firm out of Charleston, SC, a...

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Planning and Development Services
Posted on: April 22, 2021

York County Returns to Regular Traffic Count Policy

Traffic

York County has lifted its TIA COVID-19 policy for conducting traffic counts, which was drafted in response to the change in traffic patterns related to the pandemic. SCDOT has been monitoring continuous count stations to track average traffic volume perc...

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Planning and Development Services
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Residential Design Standards in Lake Wylie Ordinance - Adopted

Residential Standards

The Lake Wylie Small Area Plan, developed with considerable public input, was adopted by York County Council on October 19, 2020. During the Plan's development, staff conducted a visual preference survey of residential building designs with the public. Th...

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Planning and Development Services
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Open Space Ordinance Adopted

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York County Council identified a need to mitigate the extensive loss of tree canopy within large scale residential developments. Planning staff presented policy alternatives to Council to address this concern which included: improved open space standards,...

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Planning and Development Services
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Revised Policy on Larger Common Plan for Development

Stormwater Policy Manual

A Department policy on the Interpretation of the “Larger Common Plan for Development” definition found in Chapter 152 – Stormwater Management and Sediment Control Ordinance of the York County Code of Ordinances has been revised. This revised policy can be...

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Environmental Compliance Plan Review Planning and Development Services
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Clover School District Impact Fees

Clover Schools

Clover School District (CSD) public education facility impact fees go into effect January 15, 2021. This new impact fee applies to all new residential development within the district, including the Town of Clover and unincorporated York County wi...

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Impact Fee Information Planning and Development Services