Around the County . . .


The following projects are currently underway across Anderson County:

Building and Codes
14 Single-Family Dwellings
7 Addition/Renovation Permits
8 Detached Garage/Accessory Building Permits
6 Swimming Pool Permits
3 Demolition Permits
15 Permits issued for Electrical and HVAC Upgrades including 5 Residential Solar
5 Commercial Permits Including:
15 Mobile Home permits including: New Homes, Change of Ownership, moves from other counties, change of location, etc.
Drawings submitted for: Advance Auto Parts Sign, Big Creek Hammond Sign, Campbell Inc Shop Building, Covenant Baptist Church  Choir Platform/Stage, Dish Co-Locate CLGSP00352A, NSB Dis Co-Locate CLGSP00226A, NSB Dish Co-Locate CLGSP00227A, T Mobile Generator 8AN0657A, Tedeschi Pre-Engineered Metal Building, Tri A  Pre-Engineered Building, TTI Pelzer Point Life Safety, Yoder’s Distribution Buildings, 1015 Blythewood Dr – Residential Solar, 116 Yorkshire Ct – Residential Solar and various re-submittals.

Development Standards
Exit 27 Industrial Park Electrical Substation/Grading Permit
First Quality
Project Woodmont/Glen Raven
Flood study/Hydrology Tractor Supply
Meehan Construction and Living Hope Baptist Church
Blossom Branch Sewer Improvements-(ReWa)
Anderson Career Center Maintenance Building
Cannonball Major Modifications
Highway 17 Vault
Duke Energy Electrical Substation
North star Property Development
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-FAA/SC Aeronautics Commission
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
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, Wrenfield, Cornerstone,  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,
Roads & Bridges
On Call
Call outs-5: 1-Tree in Roadway, 1-Down Stop Sign, 1-Investigate Red Light out (Michelin Blvd), 1-Investigate washout (Old Bell Rd), 1-Reset road closed barricades (Massey Rd): 4-crew members 10-work hours
Sign Crew
Completed- 20 request
Re-opened Massey Rd after flood damage
Installed electronic speed limit sign on Vinewood St in Piedmont
Bridge Crew
Repairing round-about wall at Ryobi
Repaired Massy Bridge, road re-opened
Asphalt Crew
Potholes—31 Request completed
Driveway Aprons New/Replaced- 5
Recap Apron- 2
Patch Apron- 3
New Culverts- 3
Repair roadway/bridges after flood damage- 5
Grading/Culvert Crew
Repaired Gravel Road
Removed privacy fence inside Right of Way
Replaced X-line on Private Ln (gravel road)
Repaired X-line & moved gates- Old Mill Rd
Ditching Crew
Ditching/Shoulder Maintenance – 850 feet
New/Replace Driveway Culverts – 2
Repair Storm Inlets – 2
Vegetation Crew
Trees – 7 Request
Trees – 5 Task completed
Mowing Operation- Section: 1 Done (Booming Starts); Section: 2 Round 5; Section: 3 Round 4; Section 4 Done; Section: 5 Done; Section: 6,7,8 & 9 Booming; Section: 10 Done
Airport- Mowing on Schedule
Airport- Tree Removals
Engineering Crew
Request involving County Road Issues Closed – 35
Subdivision Inspections Complete – 2
Encroachment Inspections Complete – 156
Investigate Tasks Complete – 13
Plan Approvals for Encroachment Permits – 20
Located for Contractors Complete – 1
Estimates Complete – 8
Design in progress for ASEC Baseball Paver Replacement
Design in progress for ASEC Walkway Improvements
Contract Drafting in progress for Powdersville Road Scan
New Driveway Request: Contractor installed – 9 County installed — 2
Right of Way Inquiries – 5
Proposed road abandonment of W. Moore St from US Hwy 29 to S. Murray Ave (SC 81)
Linking assets to roadways container in Cartegraph
GIS-OMS segmentation of road centerlines
Provide more data to be evaluated for Pavement Condition Evaluation
GIS Training continued
Continued R/O/W research on County Roads
Pavement Condition Survey: Field Training in progress
Assessing Data Quality for process improvement
Updating pavement segment data

Reviews were conducted of Exchange Logistics Park I-85 Buildings 2&3 (1st), Eagles Landing (1st), and Tractor Supply – Anderson, SC (2nd).
Issued approval for Meehan Construction Facility.
Conducted annual employee stormwater training for Facilities Department.
A cease and desist was issued to Hanna Crossing Cottages for failure to maintain stormwater controls.
A cease and desist notice was issued for land disturbing activity without a permit off Bagwell Drive in Honea Path.

Animal Shelter
Able to save 94% of the animals in our care this week.
INTAKES: 87  (16 owner surrender, 1 owner requested euthanasia, 2 return adoptions, 45 from animal control,18 strays, and 6 transferred in).
OUTCOMES: 43 animals adopted, 5 died, 5 were euthanized for illness or aggression, 7 were returned to owners, 17 were sent to rescue.
Currently 119 large dogs, 14 small dogs, 19 puppies, 21 cats and 31 kittens in the facility.  There are 164 animals in foster homes in our community.
PAWS was able to divert 3 animals and allowed them to stay in their home and altered 46 community cats
Currently 122 animals are available for adoption. 60 of those animals are spayed/neutered 49%
There is 1 animal being held for court.
The clinic performed 116 surgeries.
12 dogs were treated for heartworms
PAWS received $1,885.00 in cash donations.
PAWS donated 180 lbs of dry dog food and 80 lbs of cat food to animals in need in our community