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2016 Ordinances

Ordinance
Number

Summary

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16-01

An Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances, Dorchester County, South Carolina, to Amend Chapter 2, Article I, Sec. 2-104 (a) (6) to Add a New Subsection d., to Amend Chapter 44, Article 1, Sec. 44-76 (1) (d) to Add a New Subsection 2., and to Amend Chapter 44, Article 1, Sec. 44-186 (1)(b) to Add an Additional Sentence so as to Authorize the Water and Sewer Department to Approve New Water and Sewer Service in Certain Situations

 Adopted

03/07/2016

16-02

An Ordinance to Make Appropriations for County Government, Educational, and Fire Protection Purposes for Dorchester County for the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2016, and Ending June 30, 2017; to Levy Taxes for the Payment Thereof; and the Provide for the Expenditure of Said Taxes and Other Revenues Coming into the County

Adopted

06/20/2016

16-03

Ordering a Referendum Pursuant to the County Bond Act for the Purpose of Determining Whether Dorchester County, South Carolina, Shall Be Authorized to Issue Not Exceeding $43,000,000 General Obligation Bonds for the Purposes of Funding New Library Facilities, Parks, Recreational Facilities and Hiking, Biking and Pedestrian Trails

Adopted
07/18/2016

16-04

An Ordinance to Supplement the Code of Ordinances, Dorchester County, South Carolina, by Adding a New Section 40-102, Et Seq. to Chapter 40 Imposing a Local Hospitality Tax

3rd Reading
09/19/2016

16-05

An Ordinance to Amend Sections 18.2.1, 18.2.2, 18.2.3 and 19.3 of the Dorchester County Zoning and Land Development Standards Ordinance #04-13, As Previously Amended

(The purpose of this amendment is to modernize submittal and documentation requirements for Final Plats, so as to improve and accelerate agency review.)

3rd Reading

09/19/2016

16-06

An Ordinance to Amend Dorchester County Zoning and Land Development Standards Ordinance #04-13, As Previously Amended, with Respect to Article XIII, Section 13.5.7, Subsection (d) “Institutional Signage” to Limit Restrictions Unique to Institutional Signage to Residential Districts

Adopted

08/08/2016

16-XX

An Ordinance to Amend Dorchester County Zoning and Land Development Standards Ordinance Number 04-13, As Previously Amended, with Respect to Article IX, Section 9.1.4: “Single Family Detached Residential and Single Family Residential Manufactured Housing Use,” to Allow Two Primary Residences Per Parcel by Right, to Allow Three or More Primary Residence Per Parcel Where Road Access Meets County Standards, and to Enumerate the Section

(The purpose of this amendment is to allow families and heirs greater flexibility for residential use of land in rural areas.)

1st Reading

08/08/2016

16-XX

An Ordinance to Amend Dorchester County Zoning and Land Development Standards Ordinance Number 04-13, As Previously Amended, with Respect to Article VII” Zoning and Development-Suburban District Regulations, Section 7.6: “Office and Institutional District,” Section 7.6.3: “Permitted Use Groups,” Section 7.6.5: “Residential Density Regulations,” Section 7.6.6: “Lot and Building Requirements,” and Section 7.6.8: “Use Performance Standards”

(The purpose of this amendment is to improve Dorchester County’s land use policies by allowing houses and childcare centers while disallowing apartments in this zoning category.)

1st Reading

08/08/2016

16-XX

An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance #12-19 to Revise Various Regulations with the East Edisto Form District Master Plan and to Add an Administrative Relief Valve from Conflicting Standards

1st Reading

08/08/2016

 

2016 Resolutions

Resolution
Number

Summary

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16-01

A Resolution to Amend the Amended and Restated Agreement for Development of a Joint County Industrial Park Executed on May 17, 2010, by and among Dorchester County, South Carolina, and Orangeburg County, South Carolina, Providing for the Development of a Jointly Operated Industrial/Business Park so as to Include Property of the Okonite Company Inc.

Adopted

01/04/2016

16-02

A Resolution Recognizing Mrs. Deloris Harrison for Forty-Two Years of Dedicated Service to Dorchester County

Adopted
03/07/2016
16-03

Celebrating the Life of Mrs. Essie Johnson

Adopted

03/21/2016

16-04

Opposing the Closing of Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility and Opposing the Transfer or Housing of Any Terrorist Detainee at the United State Naval Brig Charleston Located in the City of Hanahan, Berkeley  County, South Carolina

Adopted

03/21/2016

16-05

In Support of the Issuance by the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority of Not Exceeding $75,000,000 in Aggregate Principal Amount of Its Economic Development Revenue Bonds for the Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina

Adopted

07/18/2016

16-06

Authorizing the Sum of $100,000 to be Provided from the Dorchester County Economic Development Fund to a Pledged Debt Service Reserve Fund Account

Adopted

08/08/2016

16-07

Amending the Dorchester County/Orangeburg County Multi-County Industrial Park to Include Property in Orangeburg County Owned or Operated by Carolina Chips, Inc.

Amendment

Adopted

08/08/2016

 

2016 Proclamations

Proclamation 
Number

Summary

Status

16-01 Proclaiming April 2016
Child Abuse Prevention Month

Adopted

04/04/2016

16-02 Peace Officers Memorial Day

Adopted

05/02/2016

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