Land Use Planning

landuseaSince the agency’s creation in 1969, CMCOG has provided land use planning and general technical administrative support to its member local governments in the form of staff support and individual project efforts. Today, CMCOG continues to provide technical assistance to area and local governments on land development matters including, but not limited to, the preparation of land use plans, fringe area studies, zoning ordinances and subdivision regulations or other specialized studies. This service is extended to any local governments in the region and is paid for on an individual project basis.

Sample documents prepared include:

  • Richland County Comprehensive Land Use Plan Updates
  • City of Cayce Land Development Plan
  • City of Cayce Community Facilities Plan
  • Town of Springdale Development Plan
  • City of Newberry Fringe Area Study
  • Richland County Growth Policy
  • Town of Chapin Zoning Ordinance
  • Town of Batesburg-Leesville Land Development Regulations
  • The Cayce, West Columbia and Springdale Consolidation Study
  • The Consolidation Inventory of Regional Natural Resources and Infrastructure
  • Town of Batesburg-Leesville Comprehensive Plan
  • The Consolidation Inventory of Regional Natural Resources and Infrastructure
  • Town of Batesburg-Leesville Land Development Regulations
  • Town of Blythewood Zoning Ordinance
  • Town of Blythewood Land Development Regulations
  • Town of Chapin Land Development Regulations
  • Town of Lexington Comprehensive Plan
  • Town of Lexington Land Development Regulations
  • Newberry County Consolidated Comprehensive Plan (covering the unincorporated area and seven municipalities)
  • City of Newberry Zoning Ordinance
  • City of Newberry Land Development Regulations
  • Town of Prosperity Zoning Ordinance
  • Town of Ridgeway Zoning Ordinance
  • Town of South Congaree Comprehensive Plan

Department Staff

Continuing Education Training Sessions for Planners