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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 Center1344 Bees Ferry Road
Edisto Convenience Center2844 Highway 174
Hollywood Convenience Center5305 Highway 165
McClellanville Convenience Center1775 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 WASTE1716 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.)Charleston Center (DAODAS)Bees Ferry LandfillThe 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 email@example.com 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 – 3900TTY (843) 746 - 3911Spanish / Español: (843) 746 – 390
Definition of OPCON levels: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/opcon.php
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