Traditional Town Plan


The historic town core of Port Royal has a rich history dating from the 1500’s, with most of its current fabric constructed from 1870 to 1930.  In October 1995, the Town of Port Royal commissioned Dover, Kohl & Partners to create a new plan for the Town, with special emphasis on the traditional town core, and then to monitor progress on the implementation during a five-year period.  For two months, a team of designers worked in residence in Port Royal in an interactive partnership with Town citizens, staff, and other stakeholders to establish the basic approach to the plan.  Dover-Kohl prepared the final detailed master plan for infill, preservation, and economic development for the traditional town core, plus a new land development ordinance and a general plan for town-wide neighborhood conservation and transportation.