CHS County Zoning Regulation Proposed Amendments

Charleston County Planning Commission will be discussing proposed amendments of the Charleston County Zoning and Land Development Regulations Ordinance at its meeting on Monday, October 10, 2022 to be held in Council Chambers at the Lonnie Hamilton, III Public Services Building (4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston).

At least one week prior to Monday, October 10, an information packet for the proposed amendments will be available at:

https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/zoning-planning/planning-commission.php

Public Comment may be made utilizing any of the following methods:

  1. Attend the meeting in person to speak during the public comment period
  2. Email comments to CCPC@charlestoncounty.org
  3. Mail comments to the following address: Zoning and Planning Department, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston, SC 29405

*All written comments must be received by noon on Friday, October 7, 2022. *

Charleston County Council has scheduled a Public Hearing for consideration of the proposed amendments on Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 pm at Council Chambers in the Lonnie Hamilton, III Public Services Building. Written public comments may be emailed to CCPC@charlestoncounty.org or mailed to the aforesaid address by noon on October 25, 2022. Contact the Zoning and Planning Department at (843)202-7200 or CCPC@charlestoncounty.org for additional information. Lengthy presentations should be submitted in writing to the Clerk of Council at ksalisbury@charlestoncounty.org in advance of the meeting date. To reach the Clerk of Council by phone, call  (843)958-4030.

-Submitted by Mayor John Gregg, Town of Seabrook Island

Mosquito Spraying Tonight Sept 22-23

Charleston County Mosquito Control spraying is scheduled for overnight
Thursday, September 22 – Friday, September 23

Charleston County Mosquito Control has scheduled a spray truck for Zone “K2,” which includes the Town of Seabrook Island. The treatment is scheduled to take place during the overnight hours beginning after 11:00 pm on Thursday, September 22 and will be completed prior to 7:00 am Friday, September 23(weather permitting).

As a reminder, mosquito treatment requests may be submitted at any time through the town’s website at https://www.townofseabrookisland.org/mosquito-control.html.

For more information about the Mosquito Control program, please visit Charleston County Mosquito Control.

-Submitted by Joe Cronin, Town Administrator, Town of Seabrook Island

Charleston Symphony Orchestra on Seabrook October 16

In celebration of its 35th Anniversary, the Town of Seabrook Island is sponsoring a performance by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

4:00 pm on Sunday, October 16, 2022
On the lawn at Seabrook Island Lake House
2319 Seabrook Island Road

Yuriy Bekker, CSO’s Principal Pops Conductor, will conduct the orchestra in a program that will include a broad range of outstanding music at this hour-long free event. Click here to view the program.

Bring your own blankets, chairs, and refreshments. Parking at The Lake House will be limited, so carpooling and alternate modes of transportation such as walking, biking, and LSVs are recommended. In the event of rain, the performance will take place at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 3871 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island.

– Submitted by Town of Seabrook Island

(Image credits: Roger Steel, CSO)

TOSI Clips: Town Council Work Session September 13

A video of September 13, 2022, Town Council Work Session can be accessed online through the Town of Seabrook Island’s website. To view the 2-hour and 24-minute video, click here and select the Video link under September 13, 2022.

If you have limited time and are just interested in a specific topic, select the item from the list below to watch that particular part of the meeting.

  • Joint Meeting with ATAX Advisory Board
    • Presentation from Explore Charleston (Charleston Area Visitors Convention Bureau) and Approval of the Explore Charleston Budget
  • Jeri Finke
    • Update –Environment & Wildlife Committee
  • Patricia Fox
    • Update – Communications, Community Promotions and Engagement Committee, and SIPOA Long Range Planning Committee
  • Barry Goldstein
    • Update – Public Works Committee
  • Dan Kortvelesy
    • No Update – Public Safety Committee

–Submitted by the Town of Seabrook Island

The Seabrooker September 2022

The September 2022 edition of The Seabrooker can be accessed online through the Town of Seabrook Island’s website.

Click here and select the September 2022 link to read the following columns:

  • From Town Hall – “Update on Seabrook Island Road and the Adjacent Areas” page 1
  • COVAR Corner – “Contribution to Capital when Buying into an Associaton or Regime on Seabrook Island” page 8

Tidelines Editors

Andel West Planned Development

The Town of Seabrook Island has been informed by the developer that the full Planned Development Application for the proposed development immediately behind Fresh Fields Village has been submitted to Charleston County. A principle aspect of the planned development is a full sized grocery store. The complete application is available here.

-Submitted by Town of Seabrook Island

Labor Day Weekend Holiday Hours

Labor Day 2022 will occur on Monday, September 5. According to History.com, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It was created by the labor movement in the late nineteenth century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day weekend also symbolizes the end of the summer season for many Americans.

It is one of eleven federal holidays observed nationally by the US Government. In addition, South Carolina State Government offices are closed as are many banks and businesses.

Don’t forget the Seabrook Island Artist Guild (SIAG) will have their Show and Sale on Sunday, September 4 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm in front of The Lake House. For more information about the show, click here.

Holiday hours for the 2022 Labor Day weekend

Trash / Recycling pick-up for the week of Labor Day will be on Tuesday, September 6, and Friday, September 9 rather than Monday and Thursday. This will be the last twice-per-week backdoor pick-up of the year.

SIPOA offices will be closed Monday, September 5, and reopen on Tuesday, September 6 with normal hours. No contractor work from Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5.

Town of Seabrook Island Offices are normally closed on Saturdays and Sundays.  In addition, they will also be closed on Monday, September 5, for the holiday. They will reopen on Tuesday, September 6, with normal hours.

Vincent’s Pharmacy is normally closed on Sundays, and they will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. They will reopen for normal hours on Tuesday, September 6.

Post and Computer Center is closed on Sundays. In addition, they will also be closed on Monday, September 5, for holiday.  They will reopen on Tuesday, September 6 with normal hours.

Harris Teeter will be open all weekend, including Monday, September 5, with normal hours from 6:00 am until 11:00 pm daily.

Have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend.

Tidelines Editors

(Image credit: pixabay.com)

Mosquito Spraying Tonight August 28-29

Charleston County Mosquito Control spraying is scheduled for overnight
Sunday, August 28 – Monday, August 29

Charleston County Mosquito Control has scheduled a spray truck for Zone “K2,” which includes the Town of Seabrook Island. The treatment is scheduled to take place during the overnight hours beginning after 11:00 pm on Sunday, August 28, and will be completed prior to 7:00 am on Monday, August 29 (weather permitting).

As a reminder, mosquito treatment requests may be submitted at any time through the town’s website at https://www.townofseabrookisland.org/mosquito-control.html.

For more information about the Mosquito Control program, please visit Charleston County Mosquito Control.

-Submitted by Joe Cronin, Town Administrator, Town of Seabrook Island

TOSI Clips: Town Council Meeting August 23

A video of the August 23, 2022, Town Council Meeting can be accessed online through the Town of Seabrook Island’s website. To view the 1 hour and 56 minute video, click here and select the Video link under August 23, 2022.

If you have limited time and are just interested in a specific topic, select that item from the list below to watch that particular part of the meeting.

Executive Session (2:00–2:30 pm)

Presentations: None

Public Hearing Items: None

Citizens Comments:

Reports of Town Boards, Commissions, and Committees:

  • Advisory Committees
    • Update Community Promotions & Engagement Committee – Pat Fox
    • Update Environment & Wildlife Committee – Jeri Finke
    • Update Public Safety Committee – Dan Kortvelesy – No Report
    • Update Public Works Committee – Barry Goldstein – No Report
  • Special Committees – No Report
  • Ad Hoc Committees – No Report
  • Board of Zoning Appeals – No Report
  • Planning Commission – No Report
  • State Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee
  • Utility Commission

Reports of Town Officers:

Mayor – John Gregg

  • Update Concerning Town Debris Sites
  • Meeting with Representative of Owner of Freshfields Village
  • Update form Informal Discussion with SIPOA and Club

Town Administrator – Joe Cronin

  • Update of Meeting with Island Beach Services (Beach Patrol Contractor)

Town Clerk/Treasurer – Katharine Watkins

Town Attorney – Stephen Brown – No Report

Zoning Administrator – Tyler Newman

Ordinances for Second Reading: No Ordinances

Ordinances for First Reading: No Ordinances

Other Action Items:

  • Resolution 2022-37: A resolution authorizing the granting of a permit to BBC Natural History & Factual Productions Ltd. to operate a motor vehicle on the beaches of Seabrook Island between September 5-23, 2022
  • Resolution 2022-38: A resolution authorizing the granting of a permit to Charleston Green to operate a motor vehicle on the beaches of Seabrook Island between October 17-21, 2022
  • Town Hall Annex Architectural Services: Request to approve a contract with Michael Karamus (Architect) for professional design services related to the future expansion of Town Hall
  • Town Hall Park Conceptual Design Services: Request to approve a contract with ESP Associates for professional design services related to the evaluation of a potential town park behind Town Hall

Items for Information or Discussion: No Items

Citizen Comments

Council Comments – None

-Submitted by the Town of Seabrook Island