Planning & Zoning Department

The Planning and  Zoning Department promotes and plans for the future vitality, livability, and prosperity of Travelers Rest. The department’s work involves overseeing and directing all planning and development activities including comprehensive planning, administering the City’s zoning and land development processes, working with developers, neighborhoods, other agencies, and citizens on site plans and reviews, administration of federal application process for community development projects, redevelopment assistance, and more.

Mike Forman, AICP
Planning Director

[email protected]


The Planning Commission of Travelers Rest is tasked with reviewing the Comprehensive Plan at least every five years. As such, the City of Travelers Rest will kick off the Comprehensive Plan Review this summer, and will review each element of the 2018 Comprehensive Plan individually during their regularly scheduled meetings, held on June 29, July 27, August 24, September 28, and October 26, 2023. Public input is encouraged at these meetings. A community survey is available here ( for the public to provide additional input during the summer and fall.


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