July 14, 2022

Nathaniel Cary, The Post and Courier Greenville

Greenville County changed its land rules. The court appeals keep coming.

An appeal of the commission’s approval of the River Preserve subdivision in southern Greenville makes a similar argument — that staff allowed revisions to the subdivision application after the deadline and without public ability to view revised plans.

That appeal, also by Citizens for Quality Rural Living and represented by the South Carolina Environmental Law Project, claimed developer LyonJay was allowed to submit revised plans for the subdivision on May 22, just three days before the commission met, without uploading the plans to the county’s publicly accessible website.

“When staff continue to accept revisions after the timeframe allowed by law, it effectively impedes the ability of the public to comment on these proposed subdivisions,” Martinez said. “That diminishes the purposes and effect of these comment opportunities.”

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