Final Workshop on Laurens County Comprehensive Plan Set for April 16

April 10, 2024

The Laurens County Planning Commission is gearing up for its final workshop on the Comprehensive Plan, scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, at the Ridge in Laurens 301 Exchange Road). This meeting will mark the culmination of a collaborative process aimed at shaping the future trajectory of Laurens County through strategic long-term planning.

The upcoming workshop follows the initial meeting held on March 12, which was held to convene residents and receive input on the Comprehensive Plan. Bobby Smith, Chairman of the Laurens County Planning Commission, emphasized the importance of community involvement, stating, “We have invited all stakeholders within the county to participate. This meeting is open to the public to provide transparency and to give everyone an opportunity to participate in long-range planning for our county.”

The Comprehensive Plan is a crucial roadmap for the county’s development, encompassing strategies related to land use, sustainability, managed growth, infrastructure, and resilience. The workshop on April 16 will provide a final opportunity for community members to share their perspectives and help shape the vision for Laurens County’s future.

The agenda for the April 16 workshop includes handling a couple of business items at 5:30 pm, followed by a continuation of the Comprehensive Plan discussions at 6:00 pm. All interested parties are invited to participate in this session.

For those who wish to review the current draft of the Comprehensive Plan ahead of the workshop, the document can be accessed here. “Participation is crucial as we strive to ensure that Laurens County evolves in a way that meets the needs and aspirations of its residents,” said Smith.

Together, let’s shape the future of Laurens County for generations to come.