Boards & Commissions

The Building & Development Standards Department has several boards and commissions that make recommendations and guide the planning and zoning process in the City of Greer.

Board of Architectural Review
This board, formerly known as the Historic Review Committee, protects, preserves, and enhances the distinctive architectural and cultural heritage of the City.

Board of Zoning Appeals
The Board of Zoning Appeals' power is limited to three specific areas: administrative review of decision of the zoning administrator, granting variances after a public hearing, and granting special exception after a public hearing.

Planning Advisory Committee
The Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) is a technical review committee made up of representatives from each City department as well as partner agencies such as Greenville and Spartanburg Counties, school districts, Greer Commission of Public Works and SC Department of Transportation.

Planning Commission
The Planning Commission reviews and makes recommendations to Greer City Council concerning such requests as reviewing development plans and granting final approval for subdivisions and other planning, zoning, and land development matters.