Vegetative Buffer Info

This page contains links and information related to the lakefront vegetative buffer rules established under County zoning regulations for the Keowee-Jocassee Overlay Subdistrict of the Lake Overlay District. Please note that while the items presented on the page are intended to facilitate a better overall understanding of these rules and their effects on land use, they are in no way meant to be considered a comprehensive guide to delineating all issues that may impact any specific, real-world situation.

Contact the Planning and Zoning Division directly for information related to any particular parcel.

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