Land Planning & Policy

The Upstate Update: May 2023 - May 22nd, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, we begin Upstate Forever's celebration of 25 years of hard work, in addition to sharing the latest news and updates from our staff. read more

25 Highlights from 25 Years - May 10th, 2023

These are just a few of the highlights that your support has made possible over the last 25 years read more

Why Upstate Forever Supports the Greenville Development Code - May 5th, 2023

The City of Greenville's Development Code is getting closer to adoption. Learn about the 5 reasons we support the Development Code's proposed zoning and land development regulations and how you can voice your support as well. read more

By Sherry Barrett

Our 25th anniversary edition of the "Upstate Advocate" is here - April 26th, 2023

We are proud to share with you the latest issue of our twice-yearly print publication, the "Upstate Advocate." This special edition celebrates Upstate Forever's 25 years of hard work, in addition to sharing the latest news and conservation successes from our team. read more

By Andrea Cooper

The Upstate Update: April 2023 - April 22nd, 2023

In this Earth Day edition of our monthly digital newsletter, we share how you can be one of the first to receive our 25th anniversary t-shirt, an action alert regarding pipeline transparency, and more. read more

Accessory Dwelling Units: Meeting the needs of a growing community - March 24th, 2023

UF's Land Policy Manager Allie Martinsen explains one potential solution to the housing stock issues facing our region and the nation - accessory dwelling units - and how they could be a good place to start for our community. read more

By Allie Martinsen

Action Alert: Support the New Greenville Development Code - March 24th, 2023

Join us in supporting the timely adoption of the Greenville Development Code by submitting comments before 2:00 PM on Monday, March 27 and speaking in support of the draft Code at the Planning Commission public hearing on Thursday, March 30 at 4:00 PM. read more

By Sherry Barrett

Meet the Team: Land Policy Manager Allie Martinsen - March 17th, 2023

Each month, we introduce you to a member of the Upstate Forever staff through a few rapid-fire questions. This month, get to know Land Policy Manager Allie Martinsen. read more

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