The City of Travelers Rest Zoning Ordinance consists of two parts, the text of the ordinance and a zoning map. The text sets forth the zoning districts, the uses permitted in each district, general and specific standards, and procedures for administration and enforcement. The zoning map sets forth the location and boundaries of the zoning districts. 


The Travelers Rest Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the City of Travelers Rest Code of Ordinances) can be found HERE.

The regulations, restrictions, and boundaries set forth in this Ordinance may from time to time be amended, supplemented, changed, or repealed by the City Council, after study by the Planning Commission, and in accordance with procedures found in Article 10 of the City of Travelers Rest Zoning Ordinance.


Applications for a zoning map amendment shall be made through the City Planning Department using the form found HERE.


Please visit Greenville County GIS Website for the most up to date zoning map and individual parcel data.

2022 Zoning Amendments

Document Title Description
Ordinance #O-XX-22 - Use Table Zoning Text Amendment (DRAFT) The City of Travelers Rest Planning Commission is proposing to revise certain sections of Articles 4, 5, 7, and 10 of the City of Travelers Rest Zoning Ordinance, specifically the "Uses Permitted" sections of all non-PD or FRD zoning districts. These sections will be replaced by a new Use Table which will specify all permitted uses and specially excepted uses for each zoning classification district into one table.
Ordinance #O-02-22 - Tree Preservation - Section 6:19.9 An ordinance to modify section 6:19.9 of the zoning ordinance with respect to tree preservation and street trees planting standards (TR 21-17) and to amend the city fee schedule to adopt the City of Travelers Rest tree removal fee.
Ordinance #O-01-22 - 16 Walnut Lane An ordinance to rezone approximately 0.48 acres of real property located at 16 Walnut Lane from S-1, Service District to C-2 Commercial Development District (a portion of tax map number 0491000101300) (TR 21-19).

Board of Zoning Appeals
Reviews land use issues, including proposed variations from the City’s zoning ordinance; special uses that require review to determine compatibility with adjacent properties and appeals of decisions made by the zoning administrator. Composed of 5 members appointed for a 3-year term.


Board of Zoning Appeals Board Members: Mark Garrison (Vice -Chair), Larry Moore, Leslee Alexander, Nathan Brown, and Susan Donkers-Franklin.