Monday, November 23, 2009

Plan Ready for Adoption by City Council

On November 11, 2009, the Joint Planning Commission recommended approval of the Vision Beaufort 2009 Comprehensive Plan. The revised draft is available for download at the links to the right.

As part of their approval, they also made a series amendments to the current. These changes reflect the Planning Commission's desire that this document is both strong in it language and clear in its intent. The changes to the document are below:

CH 2: The Path Forward
  • Clarified population trend data sources and usage (Ch 2 and App B)
CH 5: A Framework for Growth
  • Added reference to Port Royal’s sector plan (p.51)
  • Clarified Service Providers and their potential roles in the Urban Growth Boundary (p.73)
CH 6: Natural Infrastructure
  • Strengthened language regarding the use of TDR in preserving environmental lands
CH 9 Access & Mobility
  • Note about the City’s obligation to protect neighborhoods from future regional traffic growth
  • Added a new Action Item to establish an on-going multi-jurisdiction transportation planning process (AM 1.1)
  • Changed legend in the chart on page 148 from “Recommended” to “Potential” Transportation Solutions
  • Added an implementation legend for AM 2.1
CH 11: Serving our Citizens
  • Revised Fire Station Map
CH 12: Catalyst Sites
  • Clarified language to indicate that the Southside Park illustrations are but one possible outcome as well as added key elements of a planned Master Plan for that area
CH 13: Setting Priorities
  • Added a priority to report annually and update every 5 yrs

The City Council has scheduled a public hearing and a vote on the 1st Reading on the final document for Tuesday, November 24th at 6 pm in the Municipal Complex Courtroom.


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home