FEMA Information

The Building and Codes office wants to remind all of our residents to make sure that they are ready for hurricane season and know your flood hazard.

Know your flood risks. Are You Ready? https://www.fema.gov/pdf/areyouready/areyouready_full.pdf

The Building and Codes office wants to remind all of our residents to make sure that they are ready for hurricane season and know your flood hazard.

Build responsibly. Before you build, consult your local government officials to determine the mandatory elevations for your home or building.

Build Back Safer and Stronger – What You Need to Know

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1858-25045-7797/build_back_stronger02_2013.pdf

The Building and Codes office wants to remind all of our residents to make sure that they are ready for hurricane season and know your flood hazard.

If your building is damaged by a flood, you may be required to meet certain building requirements to reduce future flood damage before you repair.

Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage – How You Can Benefit

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1620-20490-1838/f_300_icc_coverage_10dec12.pdf

 

Important Election Information

In anticipation of the State House of Representatives District 99 Special Election on November 14, 2017, please keep the following in mind relative to posting of political signs. Also, please be aware that your Community Home Owners Association may have guidelines in addition to City Code. Thank you and good luck to all Local Candidates.

Signs may be posted beginning October 14th for the November 14th Primary Election.

 

Hanahan Zoning Ordinance

Section 8.8(G) Political Signs

Political signs. Any sign erected for the purpose of advertising a candidate for public office, or stating a position on a public issue on which an election or referendum is pending with respect to a particular campaign, shall be exempt, provided the following standards are met.

(1) It is unlawful to place, erect, or maintain any political sign so as to pose a visible hazard to pedestrian or vehicular traffic along streets, sidewalks, or at street corners.

(2) No political signs are allowed to be illuminated or larger than sixteen (16) square feet.

(3) Signs cannot be placed more than thirty (30) days prior to official election date for the issue presented on the sign.

(4) Signs must be removed no later than ten (10) days after the election.

 

Hurricane Preparedness

The Building and Codes office wants to remind all of our residents to make sure that they are ready for hurricane season. These storms can bring devastating damage to an area. There are several informative websites that have valuable information in order to help you be prepared.

South Carolina Emergency Management Division

http://www.scemd.org/

Document and Insure Your Property

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1459539524645-8f0610597e25f47f56ab6e1b0a6413eb/Americas_PrepareAthon_Document_Insure_Property_v02_508.pdf

Flood Insurance Claims Handbook

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1409252356253-ee460a21e69333f01eea03a8f55eb3c6/F-687_ClaimsHandbook_508XI_Aug2014.pdf

WCSC Hurricane Preparedness Kit

http://www.live5news.com/story/8395052/how-to-build-your-hurricane-disaster-kit