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2016 Ordinances

Ordinance

Summary

ADOPTED

16-01

An Amendment the Code of Ordinances, 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

 

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

 

06/20/2016

16-03

Ordering a Referendum Pursuant to the County Bond Act for the Purpose of Determining Whether Dorchester County, 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

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

 

16-05

An Amendment Sections 18.2.1, 18.2.2, 18.2.3 and 19.3 of the 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.)

 

16-06

An Amendment to 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

 

08/08/2016

16-07

An Ordinance to Amend 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.)

 

09/19/2016

16-08

An Ordinance to Amend 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.)

 

09/19/2016

16-09

An Ordinance to Amend the East Edisto Form District Master Plan

09/19/2016

16-10

An Ordinance Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Fee in Lieu of Ad Valorem Taxation Agreement Effecting a Conversion of That Certain Lease Purchase Agreement Date as of December 31, 1999, Amended as of December 8, 2003, between Strand-Tech Martin, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), and Dorchester County, South Carolina (the “County”), and also Evidencing the Consent of the County of the Transfer of the Control of the Sponsor and a Financing Arrangement of the Sponsor


10/03/2016
16-XX

An Ordinance Amending and Supplementing the Code of Ordinances, Dorchester County, South Carolina, by Adding a New Article V, Convenience Sites, Section 34-130, 34-131, 34-132, 34-133 and 34-134 to Chapter 34, Solid Waste

1st Reading

09/06/2016

Public Hearing & 2nd Reading

10/17/2016

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, Section 7.11 "Planned Development District" Subsection (d), (e), and (f) to Increase the Amount of Developable Acreage for Which a Planned Development District Must Be Submitted in Certain Zoning Districts from 25 to 50

1st Reading

10/19/2016

 


2016 Resolutions

Resolution
Number

Summary

Additional
Material

Status

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.

 

01/04/2016

16-02

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


03/07/2016
16-03

Celebrating the Life of Mrs. Essie Johnson

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

08/08/2016

16-08

A Resolution Authorizing the Execution by Dorchester County of a Pledge Agreement with the South Carolina Public Service Authority Pledging $100,000 from the Dorchester County Economic Development Fund to Collateralize a Loan From the South Carolina Public Service Authority to the Dorchester County Development Corporation

09/06/2016
16-09

A Resolution Authorizing, Under Certain Conditions, the Execution and Delivery by Dorchester county, South Carolina, of a Fee In Lieu of Taxes Agreement with Project Harrington with Respect to a Project in the County Whereby the Project Would Be Subject to Payment of Certain Fees in Lieu of Taxes, and Would Be Provided Certain Special Source Credits Against Fee Payments; And Related Matters

 

10/03/2016

 

16-10

A Resolution Providing for the Home Garaging of County Vehicles by Designated County Employees

 

11/07/2016

16-11

A Resolution of the County Council of Dorchester County, South Carolina, Describing the Summers Corner Improvement District and the Summers Corner Improvement Plan to be Effected Thereby, the Projected Time Schedule for the Accomplishment of the Summers Corner Improvement Plan, the Estimated Cost of the Improvements and the Amount of Such Costs to be Derived from Assessments, Bonds or Other Funds; Setting Forth the Proposed Basis and Rates of Assessments to be Imposed Within the Summers Corner Improvement District; Ordering a Public Hearing; and Other Matters Related Thereto

 

11/21/2016

16-12

A Resolution (1) Declaring Official Intent of Dorchester County, South Carolina, (the "County") to Reimburse Itself and MWV-East Edisto Summers Corner, LLC (and One or More Affiliated Entities) for Certain Expenditures With the Proceeds of Debt to be Incurred by the County; and (2) Approving Other Matters Relating Thereto

 

11/21/2016

16-13

Identifying a Project to Satisfy the Requirements of Title 12, Chapter 44 of the South Carolina Code, So As to Allow Investment Expenditures Incurred by a Company Known to the County as Project Rising Palmetto, Its Affiliates and Related Entities, to Qualify as Expenditures Eligible for a Fee-In-Lieu of Taxes Arrangement with Dorchester County, South Carolina; Providing for Other Related Economic Development Incentives, Including Special Source Revenue Credits; and Other Matters Related Thereto

 

12/05/2016

 


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