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Florence County Planning Department

The Florence County Planning Department updates and implements the comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, transportation plans, land development ordinance and international building and residential codes that help shape the growth and character of Florence County communities. We encourage you to become involved with the public participation process.

From this site you can:

  • Review and comment on upcoming plans
  • Find upcoming and search archives from public meetings
  • Find permit applications and requirements
  • Access maps

Consolidated Zoning Ordinance

As of January 2, 2007, the Florence County Planning Department has enforced the Consolidated Zoning Ordinance Section 8.6 Filing Application Fees which will set the summary plat approval fee to $25.00. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Derrick Singletary with Florence County Planning Department at (843)-676-8600 or toll-free at (866)-258-9232

Florence County 2032: Connecting Our Past, Defining Our Future

The Florence County Comprehensive Plan’s findings and recommendations focus on the physical and economic aspects of the County’s projected growth and development in the coming years. It provides guiding principles, goals, policies and action priorities that will help County elected and appointed officials and staff in determining the location, financing and sequencing of public improvements; administering development regulations; and guiding growth efforts. The Plan also provides a basis for coordinating the actions of many different functions and interests within and outside of County government. The plan was reviewed by the Florence County Planning Commission and appeared before Florence County Council for final adoption on February 16th, 2023.

To view the 2032 Florence County Comprehensive Plan: Florence County Comprehensive Plan

To view the future land use map in an interactive format, please visit the Florence County GIS site by using the following link: Future Land Use and Zoning Map