Design Review Board


Official Agenda





Regular Meeting

October 7th, 2021

4:00 PM

Meeting Location

The City of Greenville Design Review Board – Urban Design Panel will hold an in-person Public Hearing for the following items on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 at 4:00 PM at the Public Works Training Room at 475 Fairforest Way. Those wishing to provide comment on an item may either provide written comment to staff or attend the in-person meeting.

Citizens may also view the meeting at the following web address:

1.    Call to Order

2.    Roll Call

3.    Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

4.    Approval of Minutes – August 31, 2021 Workshop Agenda & September 2, 2021 Regular Meeting

5.    Call for Public Notice Affidavit from Applicants

6.    Acceptance of Agenda

7.    Conflict of Interest Statement

8.    Old Business (public hearing)

A.    None

9.    New Business (public hearing)

A.    CA 21-697

Application by ADRIAN GRAY for a CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS for an EXCEPTION TO SIGN STANDARDS for monument signage for “Echo Park Automotive” at 2930 Laurens Road. (TM# M01002-01-00900).



B.    CA 21-702

Application by KENNETH BETSCH for a CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS for exterior alterations of Carolina Ale House at 113 S. Main Street. (TM# 005900-01-01100).



10.    Advice and Comment (Not a Public Hearing)

A.    None

11.    Other Business (Not a Public Hearing) 

A.    Staff Update on Current Planning Projects

12.    Informal Review (Not a Public Hearing)

A.    MD-21-658

Application by MHK Architecture for a MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT on approximately 0.97 acre located at MAYBERRY STREET AND DELANO DRIVE for 70 apartment units (“The Delano”) (TM# 0055000200115).

B.    MD 21-740

Application by Christian Crear/Arbor Land Design for a MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT on approximately 2.11 acres located at GROVE ROAD AND HAWTHORNE LANE for 23 townhome units (“Hawthorne Summit”) (TM# 0105000301200, 0105000301100, and 0105000300700).

13.    Adjournment

You are invited to review documents relating to these applications before the public hearing.  Application materials are posted online at You may contact the Planning Office at (864) 467-4476 for more information.  Application materials are subject to change. 

You will have the opportunity to voice your comments at the public hearing.  Each speaker is limited to 3 minutes. Repetitive statements should be avoided; individuals sharing similar concerns are encouraged to appoint a spokesperson to represent their group.  Alternatively, you may submit written comments to: Planning & Development Office, PO Box 2207, Greenville, SC 29602, by fax at (864) 467-4510, or by email at

Written comments must be received by 2PM Monday before the hearing in order to be given adequate time for consideration by the Board before the hearing.  Comments received after 2PM Monday will be provided to the Board at the hearing.  Please reference the application number and include your name and address on all correspondence.  All comments will be made part of the public record.

In some cases the applicant may be required, as part of the application process, to hold a neighborhood meeting before the application is heard by the Board. Property owners within 500’ of the application site would then be notified by mail.  A property owner that directly abuts the proposed project or owners of 20% of parcels within 500’ may also request a meeting. Contact the Planning and Development Office for further instructions.’

Procedure for Public Comment during Meeting

1.    The Design Review Board Chair will read through each agenda item and call for a list of names who wish to speak during public comment. The public shall communicate directly with the Planning Staff Liaison if they wish to speak on the specific agenda item.

2.    The Planning Staff Liaison will take a list of names, which will be called in order at the time of the specific agenda item, to provide public comment.

3.    The Planning Staff Liaison will communicate directly with the public during the public portion of each item to provide comments on the specific agenda item.

4.    Each member of the public shall provide their comments when their name is called by the Planning Staff Liaison.

5.    Each member of the public will have 3 minutes to speak on the specific agenda item. When speaking:

    Begin by clearly stating your name and address for the record. Please spell your name if it is prone to be misspelled. The 3-minute timer will start after you provide this information.

    Please do not repeat information already presented by someone else and avoid off-topic statements. Those who wish to share similar concerns are encouraged to appoint a spokesperson to speak on behalf of the group.

    Direct all comments and questions to the chairperson, who will respond or direct the question to the appropriate party for response.

6.    The Planning Staff Liaison will continue through the list of names until all members of the public who wished to speak on the specific agenda item have had an opportunity.

7.    Once all names are called and public comment provided, the public portion for that specific agenda item will be closed.

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