Update on Richland County mass rezoning

COLUMBIA – The regular monthly meeting of the Richland County Planning Commission will not be held as planned on Monday, May 2, according to county officials. Instead, the Commission will hold a work session on the proposed new zoning map on Monday, May 9, at 10 a.m. at the council chambers at 2020 Hampton Street. […]

Citizens may speak March 7 on rezoning unincorporated 29016

BLYTHEWOOD – Residents in the unincorporated areas of 29016 (outside the Blythewood town limits) will have a chance next week to speak out for or against their property being rezoned by Richland County Council. The rezoning effort by Richland County is part of its newly revised Land Development Code (LDC). The LDC was adopted by […]

RCPC OKs industrial zoning in 29016

COLUMBIA – Richland County Planning Commissioners voted unanimously Monday afternoon to recommend that Richland County Council approve the rezoning of 483.55 acres of property adjacent to the Town of Blythewood – 456.01 of those acres would be zoned Light Industrial (LI) and 27.54 acres would be zoned General Commercial (GC). The two parcels lie in […]

Crickentree residents take 5-2 PC vote

Rezoning Request Now Heads for Richland County Council COLUMBIA – In horseracing terms, it’s pretty close to a hat trick. More than 50 residents of Crickentree and other Columbia area golf course communities pulled off a third upset in their quest to stop the rezoning of a former golf course property that borders their neighborhood […]

Crickentree flies past first hurdle, 7-1

COLUMBIA – Crickentree residents appeared before the Richland County Planning Commission on Monday to protest the rezoning of the failed Golf Course of South Carolina from Traditional Residential Open Spaces (TROS) to medium density residential use (RS-MD). The golf course shares a border with Crickentree. After hearing from 13 of approximately 75 Crickentree residents in […]

Residents’ input sought on zoning

COLUMBIA – For the second year in a row, Richland County has invited county residents to participate in what the County calls the rewriting of the County’s Land Development Code (zoning ordinance) and regulations. A flier announcing meetings, on Feb. 5 and Feb. 7, states that residents’ input will help guide the rewrite. But some […]