Due to a lack of quorum for the regular BZA meeting on August 5th, a special BZA meeting will be held on August 12th. The agenda for the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meeting for August 12, 2020 is now available. Please contact the Planning & Community Development Department with questions or concerns at 843-545-4016. Teleconference call-in info is below:
Special Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Meeting 8/12/20
*Due to health concerns regarding COVID-19, the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) will be conducting our meetings via teleconference. If you would like to give input concerning the item(s) listed on the agenda for Public Hearing, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-545-4090 to leave a voice message. If leaving a voice message, please speak clearly and identify yourself by stating your name, address, phone number, and the reason for your input at the BZA meeting.
Wed, August 12, 2020 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (EDT)
You can dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 749-387-821
The Architectural Review Board (ARB) will hold a special on-site meeting at 916/918 Front Street, Georgetown, SC, on August 12, 2020 at 10:00 am. This on-site meeting is to consider the removal of the block wall and installation of a new brick wall at this location. If you have any questions, please call us at the Planning & Community Development Department at 843-545-4010.
The City of Georgetown has partnered with the U.S. Census Bureau to help citizens respond to the 2020 Census questionnaire. We need to make sure that our community is accurately counted and represented. There are three ways to respond; Online, By Phone, or By Mail. Please click on the following downloads for more information on the 2020 Census and how your response helps funding many important programs in the City of Georgetown.
For further information on the 2020 Census, please visit the Official Census Website at 2020Census.gov and click on RESPOND or call 844-330-2020.
The revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS), dated September 12, 2019, will soon (8/26/20) be in the official 90-day appeals period. This means that any interested party who wishes to appeal should present scientific or technical data that tend to negate or contradict FEMA’s findings and send it to the following address:
Maria Cox Lamm, CFM
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Flood Mitigation Program
1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Please click here for the official notice from FEMA or if you have further questions, please call Matt at the City of Georgetown Building & Planning Department at 843-545-4016.
Sand, sand bags and shovels are now available at the old City Hall site at 120 N Fraser St. Filling the bags is self serve only. There will be no City employees onsite because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Georgetown, SC is featured in USA Today’s 2020 Best Coastal Small Town reader’s poll.