A proposal to create a brand new agricultural preservation zoning class hit a roadblock Oct. 4 within the Greenville County Council Planning and Zoning Committee.
Sent to the committee with constructive suggestions from county planning workers and the county’s Planning Commission, the measure’s ahead momentum hit a 2-2 impasse of the 4 committee members current. Committee member Stave Shaw was not current.
Committee Chairman Joe Dill handed the gavel to vice-chairman Chris Harrison earlier than making a movement to approve the brand new language to the county’s zoning laws to create an agriculture preservation zoning class.
Committee members Ennis Fant and Mike Barnes voted towards it. Dill and Harrison voted for it.
Fant stated an agriculture preservation zoning option would make two-thirds of the county unavailable for builders, leaving solely the central a part of the county as the main focus for future growth.
Harrison stated the proposed zoning replace wouldn’t really zone any property however solely permit landowners the option of defending their agricultural land.
A sequence of succeeding votes to resolve the deadlock remained deadlocked — together with a vote to adjourn. In the top, Fant and Barnes left and, with out sufficient members to keep a quorum, the assembly fizzled to an finish.
Dill stated he would name a particular assembly to revisit the matter as soon as Shaw was out there. Without a vote both up or down, the proposal stays earlier than the Planning and Development committee.