Starting July 1, 2020
All County Driveway Installations by Roads & Bridges will require a Fee of $1,500.00 or you may choose to apply for a Roads & Bridges Encroachment_Application . The Fee is $25.00 (For a Contractor or Individual to Install) Ordinance No. 2019-017 Approved June 30, 2019
Septic Tank Applications:
Starting June 1, 2020, all septic tank applications and payments for property located in Anderson County will be processed by SCDHEC.
Please use the following steps to start the Septic Tank Permit Application Process
Download and complete the "Onsite Wastewater System Application" form:
Email the completed form to the Anderson Environmental Affairs Office at:
Once your application has been received, office personnel will contact you to confirm receipt of your application and to discuss payment options.
If you are unable to submit the application online, please call the Anderson EA office at 1-864-260-5585 for assistance.
Ms. Alesia Hunter
Planning & Development Director
The Anderson County Development Standards Office is responsible for reviewing new and existing land use development plans and applications, commercial, large-scale projects, industrial, multi-family, subdivisions, zoning, and floodplain development permit applications, assist with request for zoning inquires, accept septic tank permit applications for SCDHEC, respond to complaints of land use and zoning violations, answer citizen inquires, process appeals and variances regarding land development and zoning codes.
Application Guides and Forms
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Septic Authorization Form(On-Site Septic Testing)
DHEC Onsite Wastewater System Permitting Process & Application Please Note: Weather conditions may affect processing times.
Billboard Application 2019 with checklist
Complaint Form: Medical Exception Site Inspection Verification (PDF) (Word) allow a minimum of 15 business days from date form is received for complaint to be investigated
Complaint Form: Parking and Storage of Vehicles allow a minimum of 15 business days from date form is received for complaint to be investigated
Complaint Form: Setback Issue allow a minimum of 15 business days from date form is received for complaint to be investigated
Complaint Form: Temporary Accessory Residential Use (PDF) (Word) allow a minimum of 15 business days from date form is received for complaint to be investigated
Flood Information As required to be posted by FEMA. Posted 9/13/2018.
Home Occupation Packet 2019 with informational guide
Land Use Review Application 2019 with checklist
Sign Packet & Application 2020 with checklist, informational guide, and placement regulations
Subdivision Plat Application Jan.2020 includes application and checklist