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Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is an advisory committee to Council that reviews zoning related ordinances, subdivision and re-zoning requests, holds public hearings, engages in long-range Town planning and other requirements as outlined by the State of South Carolina Legislature and delegated by Town Council.  Meetings are scheduled for the second Wednesday of every month at 6:00 P.M. in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The Planning Commission is comprised of seven members appointed by Town Council on a three-year rotating basis. 

Current Members 

  • Gary Visser - Chair              
  • Sydney Cook - Vice Chair
  • Charlie Cole      
  • Hal Currey    
  • Carl Hubbard     
  • David Peterseim 
  • Manda Poletti

Meeting Schedule

Meeting Date Agenda
January 8, 2020 January Meeting Cancelled
February 12, 2020 February Planning Commission Agenda (PDF)
March 11, 2020 March Planning Commission- Cancelled
April 8, 2020 April Planning Commission- Cancelled
May 13, 2020 May Planning Commission Agenda
June 10, 2020 June Planning Commission Agenda
July 8, 2020 July Planning Commission Agenda
August 12, 2020 August Planning Commission Agenda
September 9, 2020 September Planning Commission Agenda
October 14, 2020 October Planning Commission Agenda
November 9, 2020 November Planning Commission Agenda
December 9, 2020 December Planning Commission Agenda


Minutes of the Planning Commission meetings are not available until approved by a formal vote of the Commission. Therefore, meeting minutes are normally posted after approval the following month. The current years minutes can be found below. Prior meeting minutes can be found on the Planning Commission Minutes Archives page.

2020 Approved Minutes

  • January 8, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled
  • February 12, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • March 11, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • April 8, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • May 13, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • June 10, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • July 8, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • August 12, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • September 9, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • October 14, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • November 9, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes
  • December 9, 2020 Planning Commission Minutes