Land Planning & Policy

Our 2021 advocacy priorities - January 20th, 2021

Here are the issues we’re advocating for in 2021 and the reasons we’ve chosen to prioritize them. read more

City of Greenville tree ordinance advances — without infill exemption — and other news to celebrate - January 13th, 2021

We're celebrating several local land planning and policy successes this week! Read on for status updates on the City of Greenville's proposed tree ordinance, GVL2040, Transforming Greer 2030 and more. read more

Act now! Ask City Council to reject infill exemption for proposed tree ordinance - January 7th, 2021

Join us in urging Greenville City Council to reject the minor subdivision amendment to proposed tree ordinance updates that would be detrimental to the City of Greenville's remaining tree canopy read more

The Upstate Update: December 2020 - December 14th, 2020

In this month's Upstate Update, we share the latest news about a natural gas pipeline proposed for northern Greenville County, work to protect the Three and Twenty watershed in Anderson and Pickens Counties, and more. read more

Act now to influence the City of Greenville's draft tree ordinance - December 10th, 2020

The City of Greenville planning commission will host a public hearing on long-awaited and much-needed changes to strengthen the City's tree ordinance on Thursday, December 17. Here's what you need to know and how you can get involved. read more

Two chances to explore the City of Greenville's proposed Comp Plan - November 10th, 2020

Join us for two virtual events on November 16th at 5:30 pm or November 18th at noon to learn more about GVL 2040, the City of Greenville's comprehensive plan that will shape the next 20 years of growth in Greenville. read more

Greenville needs a Unified Development Ordinance that lines up with the Comp Plan - November 1st, 2020

Hundreds of residents actively engaged in the process of developing the county’s future plan for growth. Now it is time to put that plan to action.   read more

By Lisa Hallo

Plan Spartanburg – Planning for equity - October 25th, 2020

In a guest column for the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Land Policy Manager Sherry Barrett writes about the importance of Project Spartanburg's equity-focused comprehensive plan. read more

By Sherry Barrett

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