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MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Friday, April 17)- Berkeley County will hold its regularly scheduled Board of Zoning Appeals meeting on April 21 and Planning Commission meeting on April 28; however, due to COVID-19, the meetings will be held electronically via video conference. The public will have an opportunity to provide comments at each meeting through the means listed below. Applicants are required to participate.

Each meeting will be streamed live on the Berkeley County Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BerkeleySCGov

Board of Zoning appeals meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21. The agenda can be found HERE.

The Planning Commission meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28. When posted, the agenda can be found HERE.

Instructions for Applicants:

Participation by applicants is required.  There are two methods in which applicants can address the Board/Planning

Commission during the scheduled meeting:

  1. Applicants, through coordination with the Planning and Zoning Department, will receive in at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting the video/telephone conference access information to participate remotely. 
  2. Council’s Small Conference Room 100 is equipped with video conferencing equipment and available to applicants upon request at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.  If applicants elect to use this room to provide input, they are instructed to contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 843.719.4095 AND the IT Department at 843.719.5008 at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting in order to make proper arrangements. 

Instructions for Citizens who Desire to Provide Public Input at the Meetings:

There are three methods in which citizens can address the Board/Planning Commission with questions or comments (in favor of or in opposition to) items scheduled for the Board’s consideration.  Citizens desiring to provide input shall contact the Planning and Zoning Department within 24 hours in advance of the meeting in order to make proper arrangements. 

  1. Citizens can provide written comments to at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting. 
  2. Citizens desiring to provide input in a virtual capacity can receive video/telephone conference access information upon request at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting by contacting the Planning and Zoning Department at 843.719.4095 AND the IT Department at 843.719.5008.  
  3. Citizens may use Council’s Small Conference Room 100, which is equipped with video conferencing equipment and available upon request at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.  If citizens elect to use this room to provide input, they are instructed to contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 843.719.4095 AND the IT Department at 843.719.5008 in at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting to make proper arrangements. 

For cases in which two or more citizens desire to verbalize input on the same agenda item, it is encouraged that they select one community representative to speak on their behalf in accordance with the procedures described herein.  In such case, it is recommended that the community representative provide to the Planning and Zoning Department a written petition signed by and reflective of the views of the citizens seeking to provide input in at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.  

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– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –

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