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Calhoun Street Plan
About the Plan
The City of Charleston's Department of Planning, Preservation, and Sustainability recently completed a special area master plan for the Calhoun Street-East/Cooper River Waterfront Area of the City.


Plan Timeline


City Council adopted the Calhoun plan on February 9, 2010.

Charleston City Council held a public hearing for the Calhoun Plan on December 15, 2009, 5:00pm, City Hall (80 Broad St).

A public hearing to review and discuss the Calhoun Street Plan was held at the regular meeting of Planning Commission October 21, 2009, 5:00pm (75 Calhoun St, Third Floor). The Planning Commission made a recommendation of approval to City Council with amendments. The latest draft of the Calhoun Plan can be found at the bottom of this page.

The consultant team of Chan Krieger Sieniewicz finalized work on the draft CALHOUN STREET-EAST/COOPER RIVER WATERFRONT plan in April 2009. Linked below is the Final Study draft document presented to the City.

The plan was first presented to the City's Planning Commission at a public hearing on June 17, 2009. The consultants were present to go over the plan and answer questions. Planning Commission deferred action on the plan to review the plan in more detail.

The draft plan was also presented to the Planning Commission at a Public Hearing on August 17, 2009 at the Charleston County Main Library Auditorium, 68 Calhoun St. At this meeting, City staff recommended the incorporation of several proposed amendments to the plan. The Planning Commission thoroughly reviewed the plan and deferred decision to allow further refinement of the plan recommendations.

View the plan presentation shown at the August 17 Public Hearing.


The Plan