Around the County . . .


Around the County project update returns:

Building and Codes
3 Single-Family Dwellings
3 Townhomes
6 Addition/Renovation Permits
7 Detached Garage/Accessory Building Permits
3 Swimming Pool Permits
1 Demolition Permit
17 Permits issued for Electrical and HVAC Upgrades including 1 Residential Solar

14 Mobile Home permits including: New Homes, Change of Ownership, moves from other counties, change of location, etc.
Drawings submitted for: ACE Plumbing Warehouse, Carolina Auto Auction Fire Alarm, Edwards/Bradley Steel Home, Northmede Duplex, Rent A Center Up-Fit, Safe Storage – Boat and RV, 132 Lake Rd – Residential Solar, 2000 Providence Church Rd – Residential Solar, 622 Spearman Rd – Residential Solar and various re-submittals.
Development Standards

Love’s Travel Stop and Glen Raven Grading Permit
Dish Wireless Expansion and Upgrade-Liberty, Belton, Starr and Anderson
ATT Cell Tower Alice Drive Anderson and Expansion on Brown Road.
Michelin Major Modifications
Bosch Industrial Upfit/Van Trust
Dolly Cooper Expansion
Shockley Terrace
Duke Energy Transmission Line Replacement along Neal’s Creek
Anderson Work Force Housing
Big Water Marina
Anderson Career Center Maintenance
Tri County Technical College Training Area/Airport Zone
Palmetto Asphalt and Guyton Road Development Project
Electrolux Expansion, Euwe Eugen Wexler
George’s Creek Trunk Sewer, Town of Pelzer Lower and Upper Mill site
Neal’s Creek/Duke Energy Transmission Line Replacement Asburn Drive S/of Broadway Lane
WS Coal Combustion, WS Lee Stockpile
Duckworth-Tucker Sports Park -YMCA
Greenpond Landing Expansion
The Shores at Asbury Bay-Expansion
Duke Energy Floodplain Development Permit Landfill
Wamsutta Sewer Project, Highway 29S, Salem Church Road, Anderson Industries
TTI New Warehouse Expansion and New Hope Road Commercial Development
TTI Temporary Training Facility
SUDIVISIONS: Shiloh Valley,  Suter Estates, Shockley Bend, Sterling Place, Crosswind Cottages, Spring Ridge, Barrington Creek, River Chase, Valley Oaks Subdivision,  Lakeview Lane Development, Dogwood Ridge,, Hanna Crossings, Creekbed Heights, Bronson Ridge Phase II, Blackberry Ridge Townhomes, Woodglen, Pine Lake Estates) Willow Bend, Pendleton Farms, Palmetto Valley, Yorkshire, Shackleburg Farms, Parkview Phase IV, Willow Haven, Duplexes-E. Calhoun & Simpson Road, Ravenhills Townhomes Phase II, Arbor Woods,  Breckenridge, Willow Bend, Glen gate, Townes at Copper Hill, Groves at Oak Trail, Anderson Oaks, Pennington Farms, Covered Bridge at Jones Creek, Falcon’s Landing
Solid Waste
CCI has been working on the VIVA site this week to work on washout areas on the site created by Tropical Storm Fred. They hydroseeded and put in other erosion controls on the site this week.
The Belk Company LLC, and Miller Construction have worked to finish a punch list on the C&D Cell 2 and Sediment Basin 3 at the Starr Landfill this week due to Tropical Storm Fred. We are continuing to divert some of our convenience center C&D loads to Anderson Regional Landfill due to space currently. We are expecting DHEC to inspect the site in the next few weeks so we will be allowed to open the new cell.
Staff assisted Civic Center and Facilities staff with Representative Jeff Duncan’s 10th Annual Faith & Freedom BBQ cleanup.
Staff assisted IT with disposing of metal computer shelving and wiring at the 1428 Pearman Dairy Rd.
Staff assisted residents with a cleanup on P and N Dr. this week by providing a 20 -yard container. We will be going back next week to assist them again.
Delivered 40 recycling bins to Wren High School to help revamp their recycling program.
Recruited Adopt-a-Spot for master’s Boulevard from Electrolux and received their agreement this week.
Staff assisted Economic Development picking up their recycling paper to help them with their move this week.
Staff picked up 8 bags and litter from the River Forks Park.
Environmental Enforcement Officers continue training for the Class III Upgrade required by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.
Environmental Enforcement picked up 2 bags of litter at Paul’s Landing and McFall’s Landing.
Electrical Breaker Box was installed by EISOM Electric for the Pre-Crusher we will be installing at the Manse Jolly Road Convenience Center.
Staff continues to work to recruit Adopt-A-Spot groups to help clean up the littered roads and areas in our county. We have 81 active Adopt-A-Spot groups.
Solid Waste has 2 Full-Time Laborers and 2 Equipment Operator Vacancies in the Department. Environmental Enforcement has 1 Compliance Officer Vacancy.
Did You Know? Two major producers of containerboard made from recycled fiber are growing their presence in the U.S. Pratt Industries will add on to a Georgia box plant and Atlantic Packaging is working on a major facility in Illinois.
Staff have been compiling documents requested by SCDHEC for an audit next week of the county’s stormwater program.
A cease and desist notice issued for land disturbing activity without a permit to the owner of four lots within a commercial development off of Hwy 24 in Anderson.
Major modification #1 approval issued for Stop-a-Minit #32.
Reviews were conducted for Love’s Travel Stops (2nd), Stop-a-Minit #32 MM #1 (2nd), and Project Woodmont (3rd).
Permit termination approvals issued for 7-Eleven Convenience Store along US Hwy 29 and TPC Expansion East.

Animal Shelter
Able to save 92% of the animals in our care this week.
INTAKES:  63 (9 owner surrender, 3 owner requested euthanasia, 0 return adoptions, 42 from animal control, 8 strays, and 4 transferred in).
OUTCOMES: 40 animals adopted, 1 died, 5 were euthanized for illness or aggression, 14 were returned to owners, 18 were sent to rescue.
Currently 86 large dogs, 3 small dogs, 7 puppies, 26 cats and 49 kittens in the facility.  There are 158 animals in foster homes in our community.
PAWS was able to divert 1 animal and allowed them to stay in their home and altered 37 community cats
Currently 106 animals are available for adoption. 43 of those animals are spayed/neutered 41%
There is 1 animal being held for court.
The clinic performed 119 surgeries.
11 dogs were treated for heartworms
PAWS received $766.00 in cash donations.