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Anderson County Public Works Department reported the following projects underway across the county:

Building and Codes

·         Met with Development Standards to review plans submitted for new homes in an existing Planned Development (PD).

·         Department Manager was subpoenaed to testify about a house being built in the Omega Farms Subdivision located off of 81 North. The private covenants only allow up to a 2 ½ story above grade house to be built and the subject house may qualify as 3 stories. The house consists of a walkout finished basement with 2 floors above. No decision was made by the judge by the time he was dismissed.

·         PERMITS SUBMITTED: 14 New Single-Family Dwelling and 8 Addition-Renovation; 3 Detached Garage/Accessory Buildings; 1 Pool; 5 Demolition; 16 Electrical and HVAC Upgrades; 2 Commercial Including: Kitchen Hood for Oakview Park Apartments, Electrical for Damaged 400 Amp Main Breaker Enclosure Replacement; 10 Mobile Homes including: New Homes, Change of Ownership, moves from other counties, change of location, etc.

·         DRAWINGS SUBMITTED: Electrical Service for Carolina Florist, New Waffle House in Pendleton, Sanders Storage Building located off Ashland Chemical Road, Various resubmittals.

Development Standards

·         SITE PLAN REVIEW:

§  Prescott/Edgebrook, a Planned Development, Lot #58 and Lot #4

§  Buckland/Rivendell, a Planned Development, Lot #80, 81, and 82

§  Crescent High School Phase II Development Project.

§  Ingles addition of gas station located in Belton

·         LAND USE PERMITS APPROVED:

§  Waves Express New Car Wash located at 3500 Highway 153 Powdersville.

§  Commercial Real Estate Office located on Anderson Road, Powdersville.

·         SUBDIVISIONS:

§  Ellison Plantation-received bond renewal for 6 months.

§  Proposed New Residential Subdivision (5) lots located at the corner of Hope Road and Country Meadows Road.

§  Scott Drive Subdivision.

§  The Enclave at Airy Springs.

§  Abercrombie Road, Honea Path, mobile home park 7 spaces.

Stormwater

·         The engineering of the Broadway Dam repairs has been completed and are under review.

·         A pre-construction meeting for Hanna Crossing – Hwy 81 was conducted.

·         Reviews were conducted for Hanna Crossing – Hwy 81, W. S. Lee Steam Coal Combustion Residual Management Program, Rivermill Subdivision, and King Poultry Farm.

·         Received resubmittal for Double D Farms.

Solid Waste

·         Anderson County will be having a Shred Day on June 4, 2016 at the Anderson County Sports and Entertainment Center. The event will be from 10am until 1pm.

·         Environmental Enforcement continues to work with the Homeland Park Task Force in dealing with illegal dumping in the community, untagged vehicles and issues with trash in the yards.

·         Worked with DNR this week to remove a boat from the Denver Down boat landing. DNR had pulled it out of Lake Hartwell earlier that week. It was disposed of at the Starr C&D Landfill.

·         Working on the annual Re-Trac report that is required by DHEC to demonstrate the recycling participation of residents and businesses in Anderson County.

·         Environmental Educator worked at several convenience centers this week educating residents on recycling at our centers.

·         Environmental Enforcement spoke about litter prevention at the Chris Taylor Park Fishing event for kids on May 14, 2016.

·         Environmental Enforcement was able to apprehend an individual that had been breaking into the King David Convenience Center to steal metal, batteries and electronics. He had also been littering the area around the convenience center. The Sheriff’s Department was contacted to assist in the arrest of the individual.

·         We would like to take this opportunity to thank Honea Path First Baptist and Sonny Davis for their continuing assistance in picking up litter in Anderson County. They picked up 12 bags of litter on Sauer Farm Road in Honea Path.

·         Staff continues to work to recruit Adopt-A-Spot groups to help clean up the littered roads and areas in our county. We currently have 52 active Adopt-A-Spot groups.

·         We have 1 inmate for the convenience centers and 2 for the MRF this week due to a shortage of inmates on work detail at the Detention Center. We appreciate the Detention Center’s efforts in providing us with the inmates.

Wastewater

·         Performed 4 residential sewer tap inspections this week: 2 in the Tuscany subdivision, 1 in Rivendell subdivision, and 1 in the Enclave at River Reserve subdivision.

·         Project crew and ROW crew used CCTV with signal device to locate a manhole that has been covered up with backfill near Manse Jolly and Hwy 178. This property is being looked at for commercial development.

·         Downloaded data from the two flow monitors in Stonehaven Subdivision.

·         Answered questions for a proposed subdivision on Old Pendleton Road in Powdersville.

·         Submitted construction permits to SCDHEC for a new sewer line extension to serve TNT Sports on Yale Lane, and for a new subdivision in Powdersville.

·         Assisted developer in dedicating sewer line to Anderson County.

·         Assisted developer in obtaining permit to operate for sewer lines in the Oaks at Shiloh Subdivision.

 

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