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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Charleston County announces schedules for convenience centers

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (Oct. 10, 2016) - Charleston County Environmental Management has announced the schedule for the following Convenience Centers (except Signal Point as noted below) starting Tuesday, Oct. 11:

Mon., Tues., Thur. - Sat. 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wed., Sun. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Bees Ferry Road Convenience Center
1344 Bees Ferry Road

Edisto Convenience Center
2844 Highway 174

Hollywood Convenience Center
5305 Highway 165

McClellanville Convenience Center
1775 River Road

Wadmalaw Convenience Center (enter off Bears Bluff to Liberia Road)
1558 Liberia Road

Signal Point Road Convenience Center Hours *10 a.m. to 6 p.m., NO LANDSCAPE WASTE
1716 Signal Point Road

Other Convenience Centers will open when power is restored.

Charleston County Government will open all offices on Tuesday, Oct. 11 including:

Charleston County Public Library branches (except the West Ashley Branch in South Windermere)
Courthouse (If you were called to jury duty but do not have power in your home, you may be excused by calling 843-958-5005 or emailing juryservice@charlestoncounty.org.)
Charleston Center (DAODAS)
Bees Ferry Landfill

The Charleston County Council meeting, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, October 4 was rescheduled for 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 13. We will also hold the regularly scheduled Tuesday, October 18 County Council meeting as usual.The Oct. 10 Planning Commission meeting was rescheduled for Oct. 24. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. and will be held in Council Committee Room.

Public Works crews are currently clearing roadways and access to facilities. The crews will begin debris cleanup this week and citizens are asked to place storm debris on the curb for pick-up. Please see guidance here: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/matthewrecovery.php

The Charleston County Zoning and Land Development Regulations Ordinance allows the requirement for a Grand Tree Removal Permit to be waived within the unincorporated areas of Charleston County, in the event that a tree poses a serious and imminent threat to public safety due to death, disease or damage resulting from emergencies including, but not limited to, fires, flooding, storms, and natural disasters. Documentation including photos of the tree(s), a written description of the condition, and property address should be emailed to planning@charlestoncounty.org or mailed to the Zoning/Planning Department at 4045 Bridge View Dr, North Charleston, SC 29405.

The County is at OPCON 5. The Citizen Information Line remains will be open on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Citizen Info Line: (843) 746 – 3900
TTY (843) 746 - 3911Spanish / Español: (843) 746 – 390

Definition of OPCON levels: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/opcon.php

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For information on Charleston County Government news and services, the public can:
- Visit our website: www.charlestoncounty.org
- Emergency Management Department: http://www.facebook.com/EMDChasCo

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