Mission Statement

Catawba Regional Council of Governments (COG) is an association of South Carolina local governments in Chester, Lancaster, Union, and York counties. The COG serves as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and as a central staffing resource for grantsmanship, land use and transportation planning, community and economic development, workforce investment, GIS mapping, information systems, and project management.

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Chester Sewer District awarded $2.9 million grant

On August 30, 2016, the Chester Sewer District was awarded a $2.9 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Read More →

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Lancaster County Unified Development Ordinance Update


  • Promote a strong, diverse economy that supports a wide variety of businesses and enterprises.
  • Provide sustainable, well-managed growth that maintains quality of life, protects open… Read More →

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Our Region At A Glance

York County, South Carolina

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Situated in the heart of the Carolina Piedmont, just across the South Carolina line from dynamic metro Charlotte, York County brings together the grace and charm of life in a small community with the opportunities and advantages of the Charlotte region.

There are nine municipalities within York County: Clover, Fort Mill, Hickory Grove, McConnells, Rock Hill, […]

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