Planning

Catawba Regional provides planning services to enhance the lives of residents and their communities by creating more resilient, equitable, healthy, efficient and attractive places for present and future generations.

Planners help civic leaders, businesses, and citizens collaborate to envision their future, identify new possibilities, and address community problems. Planning enables the community to achieve the right balance of new development and essential services, environmental protection, and innovative change.

Planners work with elected and appointed officials, such as mayors and planning commissioners, to lead the planning process with the goal of creating communities of lasting value with better choices for where and how people live.

Our team of professional, certified planners at Catawba Regional is available to assist your community as needed.   Services available include:

  • Comprehensive Plans
  • Land Use Planning
  • Zoning Regulations
  • Subdivision Ordinances
  • Capital Improvement Programs
  • Economic Development District Planning
  • Hazard Mitigation Plans
  • Bike and Pedestrian / Mobility Planning
  • Historic Preservation Planning
  • Community Strategic Plans
  • Small Area Plans / Special District Planning
  • Other Specialized Planning Projects

For additional information on Planning Services, please feel free to contact Kara Drane or Stephen Allen at 803-327-9041 for more information.

Planning Documents

Important Planning Links:

American Planning Association

South Carolina Chapter American Planning Association

American Institute of Certified Planners

South Carolina Association of Counties Planning and Zoning Training

Municipal Association of South Carolina Planning and Zoning Training