Anderson County Public Works reported the following projects underway around Anderson County:
Building and Codes
Permits Submitted: 36 Single-Family Dwellings; 8 Addition/Renovation; 8 Detached Garage/Accessory Building; 1 Pool Permit; 4 Demolition; 14 Electrical and HVAC Upgrades including 3 Residential Solar; 3 Commercial Including: Norfolk Apartment Building H, Verizon Tower @ Brookstone Meadows, Electrical for Portman Marina; 11 Mobile Home including: New Homes, Change of Ownership, moves from other counties, change of location, etc.
Drawings submitted: Eagle Storage 1,500 sf Building located off New Hope Rd, Monument Sign for Fischer Properties LLC, Electrical for Portman Marina and various re-submittals
o New Single-Family & Multi-Family Dwelling permits down 45% Compared to March 2018 (116 to 64)
o Revenue down 30% Compared to March 2018 ($104,266.20 to $73,413.70)
o Total of 862 permits/transactions – Down 23% Compared to March 2018 (1,124): 237 Building, 228 Electrical, 126 Plumbing, 129 HVAC, 84 Mobile Homes, 11 Demolition, 18 Moving, 29 Miscellaneous
Site Plan Review:
o Six & Twenty WWTP Floodplain Development Permit
o Wren Middle School-Wren School Road, Piedmont
o Palmetto Middle School
o Trilogy Automotive US Highway 29N
o RT Automotive located on Cromer Road, Anderson
o Commercial Retail located at 10205 Anderson Road Piedmont
o Affordable Homes Piedmont
Land Use Permits Approved:
o AT&T Expansion located on Boggs Road
o Commercial Retail located at 3628B Highway 81N
Grading Permits Approved:
o Palmetto Boat Showroom Expansion located at Country Manor Road, Piedmont.
o Wrenwood Crossings, Arborwoods, Parkview Glenn, Greenpond Phase II
o illegal signage picked up Highway 24, 29N, and 153, & Highway 8
o Illegal sign (permit required) Sayre Street, Anderson.
o Land Use Permits, 135
o Septic Tanks Permits, 42
o Individual Summary Plats, 47
o Commercial Up-fits, 10
o Bufferyards, 5
o Home Based Business, 3
o Compliances issues, 8
Opened 200 work orders for the week
Closed 161 work orders for the week
Fuel Prices: Unleaded: $2.07, Diesel $2.24
Diesel Mechanic open position
Weekly Availability: 95.57 %
To see a listing of vehicles and equipment being sold visit the Anderson County Website at www.andersoncountysc.org click ‘Online Auction’ to view inventory and register.
Did you know? Traffic lights were used before the advent of the motorcar.
o Unleaded 46,757 gallons $90,019
o Diesel 10,285 gallons $24,544
o Opened work orders – 568
o Closed work orders – 532
o Monthly Availability: 95.10 %
Roads & Bridges
o On call crew received 1 call out; clean roadway where someone dumped dirt. Total of 14 hours.
o 11 open request, completed 20 request. Installed message boards and made specialty signs for the Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament at Green Pond Landing.
o Did striping on Scotts Bridge Rd. where median was taken out.
o Restriped Green Pond Landing for fishing tournament.
o Continued work on Shiloh Church Road Project; set the bridge deck.
o Repaired 35 potholes (request [100%] and proactive), 33 driveway aprons.
o Investigated 20 new Request
Grading Crew and Ditching Crew
o Completed a General Site Grading project at Dolly Cooper Park. Assisted Parks and Recreation Department for the Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament.
o April 1st starts mowing season.
o 16 tree request received, completed 25 tree task.
o Mowing operation; section: 1 round 1
o Mowing operation; section: 2 round 1
o Mowing operation; section: 3 round 1
o Mowing operation; section: 4 round 1
o Mowing operation; section: 5 round 1: Half way completed, results of new procedure.
o Mowing operation; section: 6 round 1
o Mowing operation; section: 7 round 1
PAWS was able to save 94% of the animals in our care this week.
Intakes: 89 (17 owner surrenders, 1 return adoption, 43 from Animal Control, 18 strays and 10 transfer)
Outcomes: 37 animals adopted, 1 died, 4 were euthanized for aggression or medical emergencies, 5 owner requested euthanasia, 9 returned to their owners, 25 transferred out to rescue groups
Clinic performed 102 spay/neuter surgeries
5 dogs were treated for heartworms
Currently 121 large dogs, 6 small dogs, 28 puppies, 30 cats and 3 kittens being held in the facility.
There are 103 animals available for adoption, 95 are spayed/neutered; 92%
14 animals are being held for court
PAWS received $775.00 in monetary donations.
o PAWS was able to save 92% of the animals in our care for the month of March.
o Intakes: 352 (79 owner surrenders, 5 return adoptions, 184 from Animal Control, 57 strays and 27 transfer)
o Outcomes: 205 animals adopted, 3 died, 24 were euthanized for aggression or medical emergencies, 13 owner requested euthanasia, 41 returned to their owners, 67 transferred out to rescue groups, 170 diversion program
o Clinic performed 469 spay/neuter surgeries
o 15 dogs were treated for heartworms
o PAWS received $2,427.46 in monetary donations.