Radcliffeborough Neighborhood Association

Radcliffeborough Resident's Guide 2007

The Purpose

The city of Charleston has many guidelines for citizens to follow regarding trash, garbage, recycling, parking, noise and pets. The purpose of the Radcliffeborough Neighborhood Association developing and publishing a resident's guide is to help new and temporary residents comply with city codes as well as provide a reference of important numbers and information for all the residents of our neighborhood.

Help Us with the Details

Below is the basic text of the 2007 Radcliffeborough Resident's Guide. If there is a telephone number or information that you feel would be helpful to have in the guide that is not listed, please let us know. Send any corrections and suggested additions or changes to the email address listed below.


1. Garbage is picked up on Monday only.
2. Garbage must be placed in the large green carts supplied by the city.
3. The cart must be on the street for pickup no earlier than 6 pm Sunday evening.
4. The cart must be removed from the street no later than 6 pm Monday evening.
5. All carts must be stored out of sight from the street. Carts left on the street are subject to a fine by the city.
6. If Monday is a holiday, cart pickup occurs on Tuesday.

1. All yard waste must be placed in clear plastic bags per city ordinance. Yard waste will not be picked up if collected in brown plastic bags.
2. Trash and yard waste should be placed in separate piles at the curbside.
3. If Monday is an advertised holiday pickup for the week is Tuesday.
4. Please call 724-7365 for appointment for free pickup of large items.
5. If your garbage or trash is not picked up as scheduled, call the Sanitation Department at 724-7365.
6. Please be considerate about setting out all waste. The law only allows two days prior to pick up for any yard waste. This keeps our neighborhood cleaner. Cleaner neighborhoods have been shown to have significantly less crime.
7. Any limb placed in the street must not exceed 4” in diameter or 4’ in length.
8. No automotive parts, tires, or contractor/builder refuse allowed.

1. The law requires that you clean up after your pet at all times.
2. Please use plastic bags for scooping.
3. Law requires that dogs be leashed at all times.

1. By city ordinance, noise must be restricted.
2. You are violating the law if noise can be heard from your house from the center of the street at any hour of the day.
3. Fines for violation of the City Code pertaining to noise range from civil service and or fines in the hundreds of dollars to jail time depending upon judgment by the city’s Livability Court.

1. On street parking in Radcliffeborough is restricted to residents only at all times.
2. Residents may obtain 1 parking decal per vehicle with a 2 decal limit per residence (exceptions occur to this if you live on a private street).
3. The Department of Traffic and Transportation issues decals from their main office at 180 Lockwood Blvd. Cost is $10 per decal per year for owner/residents. Renter decals are $7.50 for 6 month decal for January – June or July - December enforcement. (Take lease and registration.)
4. Visitors may park for a 1 hour maximum from 8am to 8pm.

1. Charleston County picks up recyclables every other Thursday. You may obtain a schedule by calling 720-7111. (If Thursday is a holiday, pick-up will be Friday.)
2. Blue bins are available at 13 Romney St. for pick-up as needed.
3. Bins should be placed out no earlier than Wednesday evening and are to be picked up on Tuesday. All bins must be stored out of sight.
4. The following items may be recycled: #1, #2 plastics, glass, aluminum, steel, newspaper, junkmail. Cardboard may be dropped off at recycling convenience centers.
5. If you are overloaded, call 720-7111 for directions to your nearest convenience center.

Fire/Police/Ambulance Emergency: 911
Police Dispatch 577-7434
Crime Stoppers 554-1111
College of Charleston Public Safety 953-5609
College of Charleston Crime Action Line 953-4998
My Sister’s House, INC. 1 800-273-HOPE
SCE&G Natural Gas Leaks & Emergencies 745-6000
TTY Emergency Numbers for Neighbors with Disabilities 744-3200

City of Charleston
Ombudsman: Brian Sheehan
75 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Phone (843) 724-3745
Email: sheehanb@ci.charleston.sc.us
Or put in Service Request through website: http://www.ci.charleston.sc.us

Livability Officer Sgt. Daniel Riccio
Court Services
75 Calhoun St, 3rd Floor
Office 805-3226
Email: ricciod@ci.charleston.sc.us

Animal Control: 577-7434
Noise Violations: 577-7434
Parking Violations 965-4083
Parks & Recreation 724-7327

City of Charleston website: http://www.ci.charleston.sc.us

College of Charleston:
Issues involving CofC students living off-campus:
Evie Nadel, Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Email: nadele@cofc.edu

Safe Ride (must have voucher CofC from Student Affairs) 577-6565 (Yellow Cab)
For info on Safe Ride, call CARE office at 953-3390
Vouchers available from Residence halls, Stern Student Center & Public Safety and are good from 6pm to 6am.

College of Charleston Website: http://www.cofc.edu

General Info: 792-2300

Neighborhood Churches & Synagogues

Morris Street Baptist Church
25 Morris Street

Central Baptist Church
26 Radcliffe Street

Cathedral Church of St. Luke & St. Paul
126 Coming Street

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
16 Thomas Street

Old Bethel United Methodist Church
222 Calhoun Street

Brith Sholom Beth Israel Orthodox Congregation
182 Rutledge Ave

Email us
Elliott Dobson

Posted by radcliffe on 09/04/2007
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