Plans & Studies

Comprehensive Plan – Hartsville 20/20

Reviewed and recommended by the Hartsville Planning Commission, this comprehensive plan for the City of Hartsville was adopted by City Council on February 12, 2008. It covers how Hartsville will remain attractive, progressive and economically vibrant in the coming years through for economic development and residents as well as natural resources, cultural resources and infrastructure. Learn more.

Historic Butler District Revitalization

This neighborhood revitalization strategy was created by a Community Planning Assistance Team, a group of volunteer experts from the American Planning Association, after a period of gathering information and ideas from the residents of South Hartsville in 2014.  The group’s original presentation is available here, or the Chicera Report here. (links coming soon) Learn more.

Hartsville Master Plan

The City of Hartsville Master Plan is focused on addressing the design quality and appeal of downtown Hartsville as well as the major corridors leading into the city, including Fourth, Fifth and Sixth streets, Carolina Avenue and the Oakdale neighborhood. In addition to improving the gateways into Hartsville, the plan has the goals of making the city a vibrant college town, providing diverse housing options and improving coordination between local organizations. Learn more.

  • Strategic Investment Overlay Zone (Design Guidelines) (coming soon)
  • Strategic Investment Zone Program Application (PDF)
  • South Hartsville Heritage Alive: A Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy (coming soon)
  • South Hartsville Housing and Affordability Study (coming soon)

Economic Development Resources

  • Sidewalk Dining (link coming soon)


Development Resources

  • Comprehensive Plan (link coming soon)
  • Design Guidelines (link coming soon)
  • Plan Review & Design (link coming soon)
  • Subdivision Ordinance (link coming soon)
  • Incentives