Plan West Ashley is a vision plan that will shape the future of West Ashley’s streets, neighborhoods, and public spaces. Community participation was critical in shaping the vision for West Ashley’s future.
Plan West Ashley is intended to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of West Ashley. This master plan sets broad policies and identifies specific actions that will enhance West Ashley’s quality of life, support complementary economic growth and development, revitalize obsolete auto-centric commercial areas, and protect the area’s historic, cultural and natural environs.
Goals, Objectives & Specific Strategies
Plan West Ashley provides goals, objectives and specific strategies related to the following topics:
Health and quality of life
Parks and recreation
Storm water drainage
The Plan includes:
Conceptual development plans
Land use guidelines
Pictures and graphics that will serve as a foundation for future land use decisions
Market driven recommendations
West Ashley Revitalization Commission
The West Ashley Revitalization Commission served as the steering committee for Plan West Ashley but public input from all members of the West Ashley community was crucial during this planning process.
The public planning process began Spring 2017 and the Plan (overviews and implementation) was adopted February 2018.
Dover Kohl, the planning consultant hired to work on the West Ashley Master Plan, has local and national level experience in planning, coding, and overseeing the design and construction of complex planning projects. Dover Kohl is renowned for their expertise in public engagement, creating visual and easy to understand planning documents, making realistic recommendations, and developing achievable implementation strategies.
Alongside their expertise, they've assembled a team of subconsultants to assist in West Ashley planning efforts: