Planning & Zoning

The Department of Planning and Zoning works with the city's residents, businesses, and area developers to define and implement the vision for the city by providing guidance for well-planned and sustainable long-term growth and development and providing any technical and zoning assistance they may require.

Our guiding principles are to preserve the small town character of Goose Creek, protect its natural resources, and promote community vitality.

Zoning Ordinance Amendment
The City of Goose Creek has adopted a new Land Use Buffer Ordinance.

The department strives to provide exceptional customer service as we perform a variety of services. Some of those services include:
  • Addressing
  • Providing information such as zoning ordinances, zoning classification, signage, tree removal, and requirements for new development and construction
  • Comprehensive planning
  • Facilitating the Planning Commission, Architectural Review Board, and Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Floodplain management
  • GIS mapping
  • Plan reviewing for all construction projects, both residential and commercial
  • Zoning administration and enforcement