Richland County Council has approved text amendments to the County’s Land Development Code (LDC). The amendments passed a third reading during Council’s regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night.
State law required Council to first adopt a zoning map before it could consider new text amendments recommended by the Planning Commission last fall. Zoning maps regulate land use and determine which areas are designated residential, commercial or multi-use development. The zoning map passed on third reading Oct. 3.
The revised zoning map and text amendments will take effect March 1, 2024.
Council’s approval follows a first and second reading on the text amendments, along with a work session and a public hearing earlier this fall.
More information on the Richland County LDC rewrite process and an updated timeline can be found on the County’s website.