2017 Ordinances

DescriptionFirst ReadingSecond ReadingPublic HearingThird Reading
2017/01 November 28, 2016 December 12, 2016 January 9, 2017 January 9, 2017
An Ordinance of the County Of Beaufort, South Carolina, to amend The Beaufort County Comprehensive Plan of 2010 to adopt a five-year update to the Natural Resources Element (Chapter 5) and Affordable Housing Element (Chapter 8) (replaces in kind).
2017/02 January 9, 2017 January 23, 2017 February 20, 2017 February 20, 2017
Text Amendments to the Community Development Code, Appendix A, Community Preservation Districts; Division A.7.70.F.3.B, Free Standing Signs Standards for Dale Mixed Use District (DMU).
2017/03 February 20, 2017 March 13, 2017 March 27, 2017 March 27, 2017
An ordinance to appropriate $132,326 from the Local (3%) Accommodations Tax Fund for repair/re-establishment of slopes adjacent to marshlands on the Spanish Moss Trail
2017/04 February 20, 2017 March 13, 2017 March 27, 2017 March 27, 2017
An ordinance to appropriate $250,000 from the 2% Hospitality Tax Fund for Pinckney Island Access Design Services
2017/05 February 20, 2017 March 13, 2017 March 27, 2017 March 27, 2017
An ordinance to ratify certain actions of the Beaufort County Council and to update Chapter 18 Of Article III (Business and Professional License)
2017/06 March 13, 2017 March 27, 2017 April 10, 2017 April 10, 2017
An ordinance authorizing the assignment and/or granting of certain utility easements to Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (Crystal Lake Park)
2017/07 March 13, 2017 March 27, 2017 April 10, 2017 April 10, 2017
An ordinance authorizing the County Administrator to enter into a Lease/Purchase Agreement with Gullah Farmers' Cooperative Association
2017/08 March 13, 2017 March 27, 2017 April 10, 2017 April 10, 2017
An ordinance to appropriate $207,896.00 from the Local (3%) Accommodations Tax Fund for repairs of County docks and piers
2017/09 March 13, 2017 March 27, 2017 April 10, 2017 April 10, 2017
Text Amendments to the Community Development Code: Article 3, Section 3.3.30 Neighborhood Mixed Use (C3) Zone Standards, and Article 4, Section 4.1.170 Multi-Family Dwellings (To modify the requirements for multi-family residential in the C3-Neighborhood Mixed Use District)
2017/10 April 10, 2017 April 24, 2017 April 24, 2017 May 8, 2017
An ordinance recognizing Beaufort County Sheriffs request for $30,000 for costs associated with traffic control during 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show and appropriating $15,000 from the State 2% Accommodations Tax Fund to cover such costs
2017/11 March 13, 2017 April 24, 2017 May 8, 2017 May 8, 2017
An ordinance authorizing the operation of golf carts at night on Daufuskie Island
2017/12 April 10, 2017 April 24, 2017 May 8, 2017 May 8, 2017
An ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of not exceeding $35,000,000 taxable or tax-exempt, or both, General Obligation Bond Anticipation Note(s), in one or more series, with appropriate series designations, of Beaufort County, South Carolina; fixing the form and details of the note(s); authorizing the County Administrator to determine certain matters relating to the note(s); providing for the payment of the note(s) and the disposition of the proceeds thereof; and other matters relating thereto
2017/13 April 24, 2017 May 8, 2017 May 22, 2017 May 22, 2017
An ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of general obligation refunding bonds, series 2007, or such other appropriate series designation, of Beaufort County, South Carolina, in the total principal amount of not exceeding $8,000,000; fixing the form and details of the bonds; authorizing the county administrator or his lawfully-authorized designee to determine certain matters relating to the bonds; providing for the payment of the bonds and the disposition of the proceeds thereof; and other matters relating thereto.
2017/14 April 24, 2017 May 8, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 12, 2017
An ordinance authorizing the Fripp Island Public Service District, South Carolina, to issue General Obligation Bonds in a principal amount not exceeding $5,500,000, subject to a successful referendum in this District; and other matters relating thereto
2017/15 May 8, 2017 May 22, 2017 May 22, 2017, June 12, 2017 June 12, 2017
Fiscal Year 2017/2018 County Budget
2017/16 May 8, 2017 May 22, 2017 May 22, 2017, June 12, 2017 June 12, 2017
Fiscal Year 2017/2018 School District Budget
2017/17 May 22, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 26, 2017 June 26, 2017
Fiscal Year 2017/2018 Airports Budget
2017/18 May 22, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 26, 2017 June 26, 2017
Fiscal Year 2017/2018 Stormwater Management Utility Budget
2017/19 May 22, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 26, 2017 June 26, 2017
Port Royal Zoning Map Amendments for R100 040 000 0209 0000, (12 acres located along Bay Pines Road) from T2-Rural District to S1-Industrial District
2017/20 May 22, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 26, 2017 June 26, 2017
Text amendments to the Beaufort County Community Development Code (CDC): Section 1.3.50 Exemptions (adds requirement to comply with historic preservation standards); Section 2.2.50 Lots (specifies minimum widths of flag lots); Section 2.2.60 Access Management (allows buildings to front major roadways while taking access from a rear street or alley); Table 3.1.70 Land Use Definitions (amends “campground” to specify two or more recreational vehicles/RVs on a single property); Section 5.6.120 Freestanding Signs (establishes minimum 10-foot setback from right-of-way (ROW); Table 5.8.50.F Existing Trees In Thoroughfare Buffer (adds retention requirement of existing trees 6-inches DBH in thoroughfare buffers); Section 5.8.110.B.4 Performance Guarantee (establishes a two-year survival bond for landscaping); Section 5.11.90 Forests (adds new subsection that promotes interconnectivity of preserved forest habitat); Section 5.11.100.B Specimen Trees (adds longleaf pine and black cherry as specimen trees at 16 inches (DBH)); and Section 6.2.70 Maintenance Guarantee (cross-references the landscaping survival bond From Section 5.8.110.B.4).
2017/21 June 26, 2017 July 24, 2017 August 28, 2017 August 28, 2017
An ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of an easement encumbering property owned by Beaufort County, 10 Pritcher Point Road, South Carolina
2017/22 June 26, 2017 July 24, 2017 August 28, 2017 August 28, 2017
An ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of an easement encumbering property owned by Beaufort County, 20 Airport Circle, South Carolina
2017/23 June 26, 2017 July 24, 2017 August 28, 2017 August 28, 2017
Text amendments to the Beaufort County Community Development Code (CDC): Section 3.4.30 MCAS Airport Overlay (MCAS-AO) Zone Standards (adds notice requirements in compliance with Section 6-29-1610 of  the South Carolina Code); Section 5.3.20 Applicability (Architectural Standards and Guidelines) (clarifies that architectural standards only apply to non-residential and multi-family structures that are within 500-feet of arterial and major collector roads in conventional, PUD (Planned Unit Development), and CP (Community Preservation) Districts); Section 5.8.20 Applicability (landscaping, buffers, and screening standards) (adds tree requirements for new single-family and duplex lots); and Section 5.11.100.E Tree Protection during construction (Subparagraph 4.  Penalty for damaging or cutting protected trees) (increases the penalty/mitigation of illegally removed trees from 1.25 times to 2 times the caliper inches removed)
2017/24 August 28, 2017 September 25, 2017 September 25, 2017 October 9, 2017
Text Amendments to the Beaufort County Community Development Code (CDC), Appendix A--Community Preservation Districts, Division A.2. Lady’s Island Community Preservation District (LICP), Table A.2.40.A. (Land Uses) and Section A.2.50 (Conditional and Special Use Standards) to Permit Community Residences (e.g. Dorms, Convents, Assisted Living Facilities, Temporary Shelters) as a Special Use Subject to Additional Standards
2017/25 August 28, 2017 September 25, 2017 September 25, 2017 October 9, 2017
Text Amendments to the Beaufort County Community Development Code (CDC), Article 5 (Supplement to Zones), Division 5.5 (Off-Street Parking), Section 5.5.30.A. Storage and/or Parking of Heavy Trucks and Trailers
2017/26 August 28, 2017 September 25, 2017 September 25, 2017 October 9, 2017
An Ordinance to Appropriate Funds not to Exceed $250,000 from the 3% Local Accommodations Tax Funds to the County General Fund for Construction of the Spanish Moss Trail – Phase 7
2017/27 August 28, 2017 September 25, 2017 September 25, 2017 October 9, 2017
An Ordinance to Appropriate Funds not to Exceed $88,350 from the 3% Local Accommodations Tax Funds to the County General Fund to Provide Support for the 2017 Dixie Junior Boys and Dixie Boys World Series Baseball Event
2017/28 May 22, 2017 September 25, 2017 October 9, 2017 October 9, 2017
An Ordinance of Beaufort County Council Creating a Special Tax Assessment for Rehabilitated Historic Properties in the Geographical Boundaries Known as Daufuskie Island
2017/29 June 26, 2017 August 28, 2017 August 28, 2017, October 9, 2017 October 9, 2017
An Ordinance of the County of Beaufort, South Carolina, to Amend the Official Beaufort County Zoning Map – Section 3.1.20 (Establishment of Zones) to Adopt the 2013 F-35B AICUZ (Air Installation Compatibility Use Zone) Map as the Marine Corps Air Station Airport Overlay (MCAS-AO) Zone Map
2017/30 September 25, 2017 October 9, 2017 October 23, 2017 October 23, 2017
Text Amendment to the Community Development Code (CDC): Article 4, Section 4.2.20 General Standards and Limitations, T3-Edge, T3-Hamlet Neighborhood, and T3-Neighborhood (to allow Private Fish Ponds)
2017/31 September 25, 2017 October 9, 2017 October 23, 2017 October 23, 2017
Text Amendment to the Community Development Code (CDC): Section 3.1.70 Land Use Definitions, Agriculture (to add the Aquaponics Use to Agriculture and Crop Harvesting Land Use Type)
2017/32 September 25, 2017 October 9, 2017 October 23, 2017 October 23, 2017
An Ordinance Providing for a Quit Claim Deed from Beaufort County to Kuzzens Inc. Releasing Any Claims Over a Portion of Land Occupied by the Tomato Sheds
2017/33 October 9, 2017 October 23, 2017 November 13, 2017 November 13, 2017
An Ordinance to appropriate funds not to exceed $630,000.00 from the 2% Local Hospitality Tax Funds to the County General Fund for improvements to the Factory Creek Boat Ramp
2017/34 October 9, 2017 October 23, 2017 November 13, 2017 November 13, 2017
An Ordinance enacted Pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. §4-37-30 Et Seq. to impose a One Percent (1%) Transportation Sales and Use Tax for not more than Four (4) Years, if approved by Referendum; to authorize the Issue of General Obligation Bonds not to exceed $120,000,000 if approved by referendum, to describe the Transportation-Related Projects and estimated capital costs of the Projects to be funded in whole or in part from the proceeds of the Tax; to order a County-Wide Referendum on the question of imposing the Tax and authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds; to prescribe the contents of the ballot questions; and provide for all other things necessary to submit the a aforesaid questions to the electorate