Land use and zoning activities on Daniel Island
These are the issues being brought before the various City of Charleston boards and committees that are specific to land use and zoning on Daniel Island and the surrounding areas. All meetings are open for public comment except the TRC meetings. For more information on any of these proposed actions, including location and time of meetings, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
City of Charleston Technical Review Committee (TRC) — At the most recent meeting on May 9, the revised construction plans and site prep for Daniel Island Self Storage were discussed. The next meeting will be held on May 16. Issues on the agenda impacting Daniel Island and Cainhoy are: River Landing Village (Phase 1) - Construction plans for a 58-unit mixed-use development and associated improvements on River Landing Drive; Woodfield Cainhoy Apartments - Construction plans for a 259-unit multi-family development and associated improvements on Hopewell Lane; Nelliefield Green - Construction plans for a walking trail, green and a shelter at 459 Nelliefield Trail; Project Eagle - Construction plans for a warehouse addition and associated improvements at 1980 Clements Ferry Road.
City of Charleston Board of Zoning Appeals – Site Design (BZA-SD) — The next meeting will be on June 5, and the agenda is not yet published.
City of Charleston Board of Zoning Appeals – Zoning (BZA-Z) — At the most recent meeting on May 7, a request for a variance (after-the-fact) from Sec. 54-823 Daniel Island Master Plan zoning regulations to allow a section of stairs, elevated HVAC platform and storage building to encroach within the required 10-ft. buffer setback from the Visual Buffer Zone at 326 Ralston Creek Street was approved. The next meeting will be held on May 21 with no issues of impact to Daniel Island to be discussed.
City of Charleston Design Review Board (DRB) — At the most recent meeting on May 6, the request for conceptual approval of a new Fairchild Marriott hotel was approved with various staff and board comments including to provide a perspective image from the adjacent highest point on I-526, provide a landscape plan at 1:10 scale, and no Privet in the landscape pallet. The next meeting will be held on May 20, and the agenda is not yet published.
City of Charleston Planning Commission (PC) — The most recent meeting was held on May 15. Two properties located near the southern end of Clements Ferry Road and on Clouter Creek (near Daniel Island) are pending annexation and the applicant is requesting zoning of Rural Residential (RR-1) for each parcel. The City recommended approval but the paper went to print prior to meeting.