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Horry County Planning & Zoning Launches Citizen Planning Academy

On September 13, 2019 in County News

Horry County Planning & Zoning is pleased to announce its first annual Citizen Planning Academy. This program is designed to create citizen planners that will be engaged in shaping the future of unincorporated Horry County. This four session program will be held at the Horry County Government and Justice Center in Conway. It begins on Thursday, October 10th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, followed by sessions on November 14th, December 12th, and January 9th. The Academy will cover a variety of topics, including but not limited to, the history of planning in Horry County, planning authorities granted by the State, the rezoning process, land development, capital improvements planning and funding, and ways to guide quality growth. The program will also convey how to provide public input and get involved in the planning process.

Applications for this program can be submitted electronically through September 23rd at:

Seating is limited to 30 people and applications will be reviewed to ensure that the Academy has representation from throughout unincorporated areas of the County. Applicants will be notified by email by September 25th if they have been accepted into the program. For more information on this program, please contact Horry County Planning & Zoning Department at 843-915-5340.