New Recycling Pickup Schedule

Schedule begins January 9th, 2017!

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Downtown Aiken Development

The Request for Proposals for the Downtown Development Project is now available

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Revitalization Project

Our history of downtown revitalization is strong and the City stands ready to face the next chapter of downtown development.

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City of Aiken Comprehensive Plan

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City of Aiken News

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closing Reminder

All City of Aiken government offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:10am. Garbage, recycling & yard debris pickup services will be delayed by one day for the entire week.

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Plastic Caps Now Recyclable

Plastic Caps Now Recyclable

Upgraded equipment now gives us the ability to recycle plastic water and soda bottle caps, a recent change from our old recycling rules. As a reminder: Plastic bottles, jars and jugs also go in the rolling recycling cart. Aluminum beverage cans and steel cans should be tossed there, too.

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Park Avenue S.E. Road Closure (UPDATE)

The City of Aiken Public Works/Public Safety departments announce that Park Avenue S.E between Kershaw Street and Sumter Street will be closed until further notice due to a water main break. Crews expect to have the road reopened by late Monday afternoon. We will send...

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Upcoming Events

12:00 am RED Recycling Pickup Week
RED Recycling Pickup Week
Jan 17 @ 12:00 am – Jan 20 @ 11:45 pm
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12:00 am BLUE Recycling Pickup Week
BLUE Recycling Pickup Week
Jan 23 @ 12:00 am – Jan 26 @ 11:45 pm
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5:30 pm Board of Zoning Appeals
Board of Zoning Appeals
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm
A submittal will not be accepted as complete unless it includes a completed application sheet, plans, plats, a letter explaining the request in detail and responding to the decision criteria, application fee, and other necessary[...]
9:30 am PACE Summit
PACE Summit
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
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General Information

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Physical Address
135 Laurens St. SW
Aiken, SC 29801