The City has undertaken a variety of planning initiatives to guide the policy making and day to day operations of City departments. These initiatives touch on a wide variety of topics and address many concerns for livability and future growth. The centerpiece of Folly’s planning efforts is the 2015 Comprehensive Plan which lays out a 10 year task list related to protecting Folly’s natural resources, maintaining Community Character, and enhancing Public Services.
The most recent planning study is the Folly Beach Sea Level Rise Adaptation Report . This report highlights several adaptation options within five categories to make the City of Folly Beach more resilient to sea level rise and coastal flooding. The categories include: Water Infrastructure Management, Land Management, Education, Transportation Adaptation, and Coordination, Collaboration, and Cooperation.