The City of Columbia and Richland County have gathered extensive community input since 2014 to shape future growth. Now the City and County are each undertaking the next step – rewriting their respective zoning ordinances and land development regulations. Follow our progress and get involved to help shape future development in the city and county.

City of Columbia

 The Public Hearing Draft of the Zoning Ordinance and Land Development Regulations is ready for review.

This draft, which is anticipated to be reviewed for recommendation by the Planning Commission in December 2018, includes revisions based on extensive input received on the Consolidated Public Review Draft.

View the draft and submit comments online

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Richland County

Help shape the future of development in Richland County.

View the draft code Module 1 and submit comments online

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This site maintains information pertaining to the city-county planning efforts completed in 2015, but it focuses on the city and county zoning ordinance and land development regulations rewrites, which are now underway. The current efforts are implementation steps recommended in Plan Columbia and the Richland County Comprehensive Plan.