What is the Taylors Main Street Development District?
The Taylors Community Plan, adopted by Greenville County Council in 2016, prioritized the establishment of a Main Street Development District for the Taylors community as a way to further promote Taylors as a great place to live, work, and play.
Enabled as a zoning overlay, the Taylors Main Street Development District will aim to encourage the “look-and-feel” elements of a traditional small-town business district, while preserving the character, history, health, safety, and welfare of the community.
For Greenville County to successfully establish a Main Street Development District in Taylors, we need the engagement of residents, businesses, and other property owners in and around the proposed District.
The engagement process will conclude in a proposal to County Council that will be enacted through a zoning overlay district over specific properties, largely around Main Street, Taylors.
Public Open Houses
We want to ensure the public and people that are affected by this district have ample time to have their questions answered, so we have provided a couple of open house opportunities! The content will be the same at both, so choose the one that works best for your schedule.
Tuesday, October 9
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Taylors Ministry Center
200 W Main Street
Across the street from Taylors FBC's Main Campus
Frequently Asked Questions
Will being in this district change the taxes on my property?
No, this is a zoning (i.e. how the land is used) district, not a tax district. No additional millage will be levied against any property as a result of this plan.
I live in this proposed district. Am I going to have to change anything about my house?
No, this plan will only affect homes if major changes are proposed or new construction happens.
Are you trying to make a “city” of Taylors through this?
No, Taylors will not become a city or have any city-type taxes as a result of this plan.
I own a business in this proposed district. Does this mean I'm going to have to change something about it?
No, this plan aims to ensure businesses coming into the proposed district maintain the same look and feel of the historic areas of Taylors that already exist.
I want to build a new home in this proposed district. Will this affect how I need to build it?
Yes. New construction will be required to meet the specific requirements of this plan.
I am part of a planned development in this proposed district. How does this affect me?
Planned Develompent (PD) zoning will supersede most of the requirements of the Main Street Develompent District. Most projects in a planned development area already achieving the desired outcomes of this district. Some major PD areas were included in the plan to ensure the plan encompassed the major areas of Main Street.