The latest edition of the Aiken County Official Road Atlas is now available for free download from our GeoServices webpage. This edition reflects information as of April 30, 2018. Printed copies of the atlas are available for $25 and can be purchased at the Service Center on the second floor.
The Aiken County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) has openings. We are looking for Aiken County residents who are willing to be advocates for improved pedestrian safety and safer roads for people who ride bicycles.
BPAC is focused on making recommendations for bicycle and pedestrian safety and advocating for implementation of the Aiken County Urbanized Area Bicycle Pedestrian Plan. The plan can be found through a link on the Aiken County website.
Please submit your expression of willingness to serve on BPAC to BPAC@aikencountysc.gov. Please include your contact information along with a statement expressing why you would like to see the urbanized areas be more walking and bicycle friendly.
Vince Brumfield has been volunteering with Juvenile Arbitration in the Solicitor’s Office for two years. He likes Arbitration because it gives him “opportunity to give back to the community and an opportunity to try make a difference.”
His best experience with Juvenile Arbitration was when he “saw evidence that youth completed their sanctions and were moving in the right direction.”
Beginning January 9, those wishing to attend County Council meetings must use the Government Center's rear entrance. The lower and upper front entrances will not be open.
Through 6 PM on Thursday, September 21, please call 642-1500 to reach the Clerk of Court’s staff. The ServiceCenter staff will transfer calls to the appropriate division of the Clerk’s office. The Clerk’s regular number, 642-1715, should be used for child support payment inquiries but not to reach staff.
The Aiken County Animal Shelter will be open on Friday, July 28, 2017.
At 2:41 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017, viewers who have gathered in areas like Columbia, S.C., will experience the longest period of 100% total eclipse for a metro area on the entire East Coast of the United States — ranging from 2 minutes and 30 seconds to 2 minutes and 36 seconds of total darkness.
Presentation for Elected Officials
June 16th from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
1st Floor Sandlapper Room
Aiken County Government Center
1930 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801
Wagener Town Hall on Saturday, March 18th @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
USC Aiken, Penland Building in Room 106 on Monday, March 27th @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm View
Schofield Middle School on Monday, April 10th @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Silver Bluff High School on Saturday, April 29th @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Midland Valley High School on Monday, May 8th @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Aiken County announces a newly designed Property Map Portal. Effective Wednesday, February 22, 2017, the County will implement an enhanced property map portal with more GIS information and more functionality. We hope that you find the new portal useful and enjoyable. Please explore it at your leisure.
The Board of Appeals meeting for October 12, 2016 has been rescheduled due to lack of quorum. The next scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, November 10, 2016.
The public is encouraged to become involved with the year-long study of the Whiskey Road Corridor which ends in summer 2017. Please share your thoughts on how it should grow and improve.
Visit: www.whiskeyroadstudy.com and take the 5-minute survey and/or share your ideas on the interactive map.
The Planning Commission meeting for August 18, 2016 has been rescheduled due to lack of quorum. The next scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, September 15, 2016.
from 4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
The public is invited to come talk directly with representatives of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) & your Augusta Regional Transportation Study (ARTSMPO).
The meeting will be held in the Linda Beazley Community Meeting Room of the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building on the1st Floor.
Public Hearing will be held at the Aiken County Council Building, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina at 5:00 pm on July 19, 2016. This grant will be on County Council consent agenda at 7:00 pm.
If you have any questions or concerns about this grant, please contact Chief Deputy Troy Ewell before July 18, 2016.
Aiken County Government Center
REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS
1930 University Parkway
Suite 1200, AIKEN SC
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
June 11: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
June 13: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The 2016 Aiken County Rabies Clinic will be sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Aiken County Environment Health Services & Local Veterinarians. Vaccination Fee: Prices may vary by clinic, but will not exceed $10.00 per pet **Note: Dogs must be on a leash and cats in a box or carrier.
March 16: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday - Friday
March 17-18: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
March 19-20: CLOSED
Monday - Thursday
March 21-24: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
March 25 CLOSED
Saturday - Sunday
March 26-27: CLOSED
Monday & Wednesday
March 28-30: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
March 29: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PUBLIC INPUT MEETINGS
Aiken County Planning & Development
1930 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
(Shaws Conference Room)
March 2, 2016 from 11:00am – 2:00pm & March 8, 2016 5pm – 7pm
(The meetings will be a "drop-in"
open house format)
Any questions about the study, location and/or special needs requests: Contact the Aiken County Planning & Development Department Call 803-642-1520
COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 19, 2016) – To help ensure voters are prepared for the upcoming Presidential Preference Primaries (PPPs), the State Election Commission wants to remind everyone of the upcoming voter registration deadlines and urge those already registered to update their information.
The Lower Savannah Council of Governments (LSCOG) is conducting an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice as part of its obligations in receiving funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This short survey is part of the LSCOG's efforts to obtain feedback from the public. By completing the survey you will help us assess fair housing issues in your community. Your input is important and will directly impact the decision making process.
The month of October has been designated Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) in the United States. The goal of DVAM is to raise public awareness about domestic violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent domestic violence.
By working together and pooling our resources during the month of October, we can highlight domestic violence as a major public health, human rights and social justice issue and reinforce the need for prevention efforts.
ALL vehicle registration cards reflecting the new domicile (home street) address for each occupant are required for Legal Residence. Driver's License is still required.
The latest digital version of the Aiken County Road Atlas is now available. This free PDF file can be downloaded from http://www.aikencountysc.gov/GIS. New to this version are building number maps for Aiken Technical College and USC Aiken. This update includes changes made through July 31, 2015.
Public Hearing will be held at the Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina at 5:00 pm on July 21, 2015. This grant will be on County Council consent agenda at 7:00 pm.
The "Dairies of Aiken County Exhibit" will continue through October at the Aiken County Historical Museum.
County offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Offices and facilities will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday, May 26.
The Aiken County Sheriffs Office plans to purchase the following equipment with funding from the 2014 Justice Assistance Grant.
Status reports released March 31 indicate an estimated 92% of storm debris has been collected from County roads. The projected completion date of storm cleanup is the end of April.
Please voice your concerns at any of the meetings during the update of the Year 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan regarding traffic, growth, public transit, bike and walking paths in this region.
Starting at 4 PM today (June 19), Aiken County's website will be unavailable at times as the transition to the new website begins.
The Aiken County Government Center is now serving the public at 1930 University Parkway on the Aiken bypass. The new facility is located across from the SC DOT Aiken headquarters and about a half-mile west of the SC 118 intersection with SC 19 North.