MISSION

The mission of the Pickens County Planning Department is to set the direction for
sustainable growth, livable communities, and the effective management of our natural
resources and infrastructure systems.

GOALS

  • To implement the goals and objectives set forth in the Pickens County Comprehensive
    Plan
  • To implement and streamline the procedures set forth in the Unified Development Standards
    Ordinance
  • To develop and implement a Community Planning Program for Pickens County
  • To assist Pickens County departments, agencies, and citizens on planning related
    projects
  • To promote education and training programs in planning and land use law at the staff
    level and citizen level
  • To improve the Planning Department databases and reports to better serve the
    citizens, County Council, and County staff
  • To develop citizen brochures and other planning documents to educate the public on
    departmental and ordinance procedures and schedules