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Press Release

Town of Hilton Head Island Earns SCAPA Outstanding Award for New 2020-2040 Comprehensive Plan

Release Date: February 17, 2021

Contact Information:
Carolyn Grant email icon , Communications Director, 843-341-4618


Hilton Head Island, SC – (February 17, 2021) The Town of Hilton Head Island has earned a top planning project award for “Our Plan: 2020 to 2040 Comprehensive Plan,” its engaging document that sets the blueprint for the Island’s future, the South Carolina chapter of the American Planning Association (SCAPA) announced today at its winter conference.

“Our Plan: 2020 to 2040 Comprehensive Plan” for the Town was selected as the 2020 Outstanding Planning Project in the Large Urban category, officials said.

SCAPA planning awards recognize outstanding efforts and achievements that advance the art and science of planning in South Carolina. This award recognizes the contributions of volunteers and Town officials in the compilation of an engaging official document that represents the multidimensional Hilton Head Island community and provides a clear, aspirational direction for the future that will serve the Town for many years.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized by our industry professionals and peers for the work our staff and community did to prepare Our Plan,” said Jennifer Ray, Interim Director of Community Development at the Town. “We had a diverse group of citizens, stakeholders and staff who dedicated a tremendous amount of time and input to ensure we had a comprehensive roadmap for the future for our community. This award belongs to our entire community as well and we say thank you to everyone who was involved in this planning process.”

For more information, contact Jennifer Ray, Interim Director of Community Development at 843.341.4665 or jenniferr@hiltonheadislandsc.gov.