Planning Commission


The Planning Commission, an advisory board to the Town Council, consists of 5 members and appointed by a majority vote of the City Council. The Planning Commission makes recommendations to Town Council on zoning and annexation issues; reviews and approves all new subdivisions and is involved in comprehensive planning to improve the health and welfare of the public.

Commission Duties

The Planning Commission has the duty to engage in a continuing planning program for development of the Town of Chapin.

The Commission has the authority and responsibility to prepare, revise, and update the plan for the development of the Town of Chapin which is known as the “Comprehensive Plan” for Town Council approval.

Prepare and recommend for adoption by the Town:

  • Zoning ordinances and maps
  • Land development
  • Official maps of existing features
  • Landscaping ordinances
  • Capital improvement programs
  • Policies and procedures to implement the “Comprehensive Plan

Regular Meetings

  • 4:00 p.m.
  • 4th Tuesday of every month
  • Chapin Town Hall
    157 NW Columbia Avenue
    Chapin, SC 29036
2017 Meeting and Submittal Dates:  Reference the 2017 Public Hearing Calendar

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Kevin Sheppard, Chairman
    Term Expires: 2019
  • Jim Palassis, Vice Chairman
    Term Expires: 2019
  • Douglas Barnett, Member
    Term Expires: 2021
  • Joe Dever, Member
    Term Expires: 2020
  • Ken King, Member
    Term Expires: 2019