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Land Development

The Lexington County Land Development Division is responsible for managementImage of Stormdrain of the County’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit.   The Land Development division oversees construction site compliance, floodplain management and water quality programs.  The Division also oversees the implementation of air quality programs and initiatives.


News/Upcoming Events

Floodplain Management Plan Cover

The Lexington County Land Development Division has released the 2023 Floodplain Management Plan Progress Report outlining the progress made in mitigating the potential flooding hazards throughout the county.  The report lists 19 action items identified by county officials and residents that were published in the 2023 Floodplain Management Plan as important steps in addressing how the County will prepare for future potential flooding events, like the one experienced in October 2015.

2023 Floodplain Management Plan Progress Report




Land Development Manual - Updated October 2022



TMDLs: A Costly Regulation, or an Opportunity to Fund Community Improvements?

This article appeared in the July/August 2013 Issue of Stormwater Magazine. It provides information on the Land Development Division's work in the Hollow Creek Watershed and how the Division is leveraging funds to meet water quality goals.


Zika Virus - Know the Facts Before Mosquito Season

Click here(PDF) to view the article.

Protect Your Home Against Mosquitoes - flyer(PDF)

Help Control Mosquitoes that Spread Viruses - flyer(PDF)


Fats, Oils, Wipes and Grease (FOWG) Awareness

Click here (PDF)  to view the FOWG brochure. (PDF)

Click here (PDF) to watch a video about proper cooking oil and grease disposal!