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1255 Yeamans Hall Road
Hanahan, SC 29410
Telephone: (843) 554-4221
Facsimile: (843) 747-3220

Hanahan, South Carolina


Public Works Department

5920 Steward Street
Hanahan, South Carolina 29410
office: (843) 529-3413
fax:    (843) 747-3220

Department Head: 
Steve Willis

This department provides dedicated and excellent service to our customers by providing reliable and safe methods of solid waste collections for residential and commercial customers while ensuring a clean and healthy environment for the City's residents and commercial establishments.


4th of July 2014 schedule:

The Public Works Department will be closed Friday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.  This schedule is for the week of  June 30 -July 3, 2014.  If your garbage is normally collected Friday, it will be collected Thursday, July 3, 2014.  There will be NO brown trash (furniture), E-scrap or metal collection this week.  All other collections will remain as normally scheduled.



Household Waste (Garbage)

Food waste, cans, bottles, paper products, boxes, clothing, VCR's, microwaves, lamps, fans, vacuum cleaners, mirrors, door glass, etc. are collected on your assigned day.  Note:  all large glass items must be taped to minimized shatter.  The green City-issue dump containers must be used for all items when practical, with a limit of two (2) 96 gallon containers per household or business per week.  Boxes must be broken down and tied if necessary.  Do not use boxes as containers. 

Yard Debris

Vegetation, leaves, grass/hedge clippings, small limbs/branches, garden plants, etc. are collected on your assigned yard debris day.  All small materials must be containerized.  Acceptable containers are city-issue dump cans, 32 gallon cans with lids,  and paper composting bags designed for trash.  Limbs may not exceed 4 feet in length/ 4 inches in diameter,and three cubic yards in volume per scheduled collection.  All yard debris must be placed at the street in an orderly manner allowing collection crews and equipment reasonable access.  Yard debris may not be mixed with other materials, e.g. paper, plants pots, rocks, sand, dirt, lumber, landscaping timbers, etc.  Any and all debris generated by the removal of a whole tree, will be the responsibility of the property owner for disposal.

Brown Trash

Includes furniture, mattresses, box springs, carpeting, porcelain commodes, large plastic toys, dry trash, etc.  Carpeting and padding must be rolled and tied, with rolls not exceeding six feet in length, 24 inches in diameter and 75 pounds in weight.  Collected
These materials can be taken by the homeowner to the Oakley Road Convenience Center located at 606 Oakley Road,  Moncks Corner. They are open Monday thru Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Sunday 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.


Washer/dryer, refrigerator/freezer, window AC, dishwasher, push lawnmowers, and other miscellaneous household metals.  Items excluding appliances may not exceed four (4) feet in lengh and seventy five (75) pounds in weight.  All wire must be rolled and tied and placed at the street in an orderly manner.  Collected each Friday.  NO AUTOMOBILE PARTS WILL BE PICKED UP.


Any type of E-Scrap, computer, computer monitors, televisions and printers will be picked up on Fridays.  Please have by roadside no later than 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning.

Household Waste Collection Day by By Subdivision
Monday Collection:
Avalon in the Pines, Belvedere Estates, Berkeley Hills 1, Sellers MHP, Yeamans' Plaza, also includes Campbell Street, Carolyn Street, and McNew Street.

Tuesday Collection:
Amberglen, Belvedere Heights, Charleston Farms, Charleston Oaks, Forrest Hills, Ibis Glade, Port Park, Sweetgrass, The Commons, Yeaman's Park, also includes Foster Creek Road, Howard Street, and Williams Lane.

Thursday Collection:

Briarwood, Carlton Place, Eagle Bluff, Eagle Cove, Eagle Landing, Eagle Point, Edgewood Trace, Hanahan Planation, Indigo Island Reserve, Kennsington, Otranto, Otranto Club Regime, South Cove, and The Reserve.

Friday Collection:
Berkeley Hills 2, Berkeley Hills 3, Brookside, Bulwinkle Bluff, Dominion Hills, Gold Cup Springs, Highland Park, Lakeview, Riverside, Spring Valley, Spring Valley MHP, Tanner Hall, The Gardens, also includes Mabeline Road, Railroad Avenue, and Waring Road.

Yard Debris Collection Day by Subdivision

Amberglen, Briarwood, Carlton Place, Charleston Oaks, Eagle Bluff, Eagle Cove, Eagle Landing, Eagle Point, Edgewood Trace, Hanahan Plantation, Ibis Glade, Indigo Island Reserve, Kennsington, Otranto, Otranto Club Regime, South Cove, Sweetgrass, Tanner Hall, The Commons, The Gardens, The Reserve, also includes Foster Creek Road and Williams Lane.

Avalon in the Pines, Belvedere Estates, Belvedere Heights, Berkeley Hills 1,2 and 3, Brookside, Bulwinkle Bluff, Charleston Farms, Dominion Hills, Forrest HIlls, Gold Cup Springs, Highland Park, Lakeview, Port Park, Riverside, Sellers MHP, Spring Valley, Spring Valley MHP, Yeaman's Park, Yeaman's Plaza,  also includes Campbell Street, Carolyn Street, Howard Street, Mabeline Road, McNew Street, Railroad Avenue, and Waring Road.



Mixed waste, automobile parts, building materials, pallets, flammables, lubricating oils, oxidizers, poisons, fertilizers, insecticides, medical waste, paints, liquids, tires, batteries, dirt, sand, gravel, concrete blocks, masonry mixes, pressurized cylinders, central AC units, contractor generated waste, loose waste, or waste deemed to be hazardous/harmful to personnel or equipment.

Materials must be containerized and placed separately by category at curbside by 8:00 A.M. on collection day but no sooner than 24 hours in advance of scheduled collection. 


 Streets & Sidewalks

A large percentage of all streets within the City of Hanahan belong to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.   Major repair to roadways and to storm drain structures belonging to SCDOT are referred to that agency for repair.

Public Works Department oversees the fabrication, installation, and maintenance of street name signs throughout the City.   If you should notice any street signs down, please contact Public Works.

Extra Green Dump Containers

The City of Hanahan issue green dump containers primary use is household waste/garbage collections, and must be used.  Secondary use of the city container is yard waste but must not interfere with the containers use for household waste collection. 
Residents wishing to purchase a second City issue container may do so by going to the Building and Codes Office at Hanahan City Hall, 1255 Yeamans Hall Road.  Price for a 96 gallon container is $71.00 each with a limit of two (2) containers per household or business.

NOTE: Dump containers other than City of Hanahan issue will not be serviced.

Questions: Contact Hanahan Public Works Department @ 529-3413

PERMANENT RECYCLING BINS CAN  BE FOUND ACROSS FROM HANAHAN MIDDLE SCHOOL AND IN OTRANTO ACROSS FROM FIRE STATION 2.  These locations accept newspaper, glass, and aluminum cans.  The Otranto location also accepts cardboard.  The City of Hanahan is working with its residents and Berkeley County on additional drop off in Tanner Plantation to  help with our recycling needs.  Curbside Recycling is available - Contact Republic Services at 843-873-4810 or contact Berkeley Recycling at 843-572-4400 Ext. 2383 for more information.


The City of Hanahan, in cooperation with Berkeley County, is pleased to inform you that beginning in September, a container for the disposal of residential building materials will be available.

  1. All loads must be tarped.
  2. No contractor materials will be accepted
  3. Hanahan resident generated materials only - ID is required
  4. Resident will be required to load materials into dumpster
  5. Hanahan code enforcement officer will be on duty.
  6. Hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the 3rd Saturday of each month.
  7. Collections will alternate monthly between the two (2) locations listed below:

           A.  On Murray Drive across from Hanahan Middle School in January, March, May, July, September, November 2013
           B.  Otranto across from Fire Station II in  February, April, June, August, October, December 2013
                  (These collections will take place on the 3rd Saturday of each Month)

List of building materials accepted at the Hanahan Sites
*Bricks and masonry blocks * Signs * Mailboxes * Awnings * Vinyl siding
*Dry paint cans * Dry caulking tubes * Floor covering * Pallets and crates
*Hardened cement and concrete * Shingles and roofing * Lumber  (Does not include treated lumber)* Drywall / sheetrock * Disassembled wooden cabinets

NOTE: No furniture, carpet or treated lumber accepted

For more information contact Public Works @ 529-3413