In 2020, City Council approved an ordinance to permit Accessory Dwelling Units, as a conditional use, in all base zoning districts in the City of Charleston. All ADU units permitted under this ordinance that are rented must meet Affordable Housing income and rental thresholds listed in the zoning ordinance.
Charleston is updating its Zoning Ordinance and development standards. The process began in April 2023 and will last about two years. Details of the process, branded as "Setting New Standards | Rewriting the Charleston Zoning Code, can be found on the project website.
The South Carolina Ports Authority is planning for the redevelopment of the 70-acre Union Pier site. This page contains information and links regarding the Ports Authority's proposed plans for the property and the approval process.
Information, support, and partnership network for African-American Settlement Communities in the Lowcountry to record and preserve their histories. Made possible through grant funding from the National Park Service.