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 DRAFT. 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.