Charleston planning commission approves new Johns Island development

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston planning commission has given the go-ahead on a new housing development on Johns Island.

The development would be located on Oakville Plantation Road still needs the approval of the Charleston City Council. Residents who live near the proposed building site on Burden Creek Road spoke up at the meeting.

They voiced their concerns saying they think there would be considerable flooding in other neighborhoods nearby. Plans for the houses also include room for lakes and green space.

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