Update: Beaufort Co. Hurricane Matthew debris removal from private communities

Debris removal from Beaufort County private roads and rights-of-way, including gated communities, began on Tuesday, October 18 by the County’s contractor, Ceres Environmental.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency requires that the County receive completed right of entry agreements before entering upon any private roads and rights-of-ways.

So far, Beaufort County has approved debris removal operations for the following private communities:

  • Battery Point
  • Bermuda Bluff 
  • Bloody Point POA
  • Bluffton Park HOA
  • Callawassie Island POA
  • Cane Island Retreat
  • City Walk Homeowners Assoc., Inc.
  • Coffin Point Plantation
  • Dataw Island
  • Distant Island
  • Edgefield
  • Fernlakes
  • Fripp Island POA
  • Haig Point Club and Community Assoc.
  • Harbour Island Owners Assoc.
  • Heritage Lakes
  • Heyward Point
  • Hidden Lakes
  • Inlet at Bermuda Bluff
  • Liberty Point 
  • Live Oaks at Battery Creek Homeowners Assoc., Inc.
  • Marshes at Lady’s Island Homeowner’s Assoc.
  • May River Plantation 
  • Melrose Resort 
  • Ovelook at Battery Creek Community Assoc., Inc.
  • Picket Fences
  • Pinckney Retreat Community Assoc.
  • Pine Forest Village
  • Pleasant Point Property Owners Assoc.
  • Polawana Island Community Assoc.
  • Port Royal Landing
  • Ribaut Island Regine Owners Assoc., Inc.
  • River House Plantation
  • River Oaks Owners Assoc.
  • Rose Dhu Creek
  • Rose Hill Plantation POA
  • Sandy Point HOA
  • Shammy Creek Landing Property Owners Assoc.
  • Spring Island
  • Stock Farm Property Owners Assoc.
  • Tabby Road Community Assoc.
  • Tansi Village
  • The Crescent POA
  • The Farm at Buckwalter
  • Traditions at Old Carolina
  • Tuxedo Park
  • Victoria Bluff 
  • Vivian’s Island Property Owners Assoc.
  • Walling Grove Owners Assoc.
  • Willow Point
  • Windmill Harbour Assoc.
  • Wright’s Point
  • Yacht Club Estate Homeowner’s Assoc.

There are also 13 communities pending approval:

  • Battery Townhouses
  • Cedar Cove at Haig Point
  • Fig Beach Club
  • Hampton Hall Club
  • Islands of Beaufort
  • Mariner Horizontal Property Regime
  • May River Preserve Community Assoc.
  • Meridian Cottages
  • Moss creek Owners Assoc.
  • Pleasant Farm Homeowner’s Assoc.
  • Shady Glen
  • The Preserve at Woodbridge
  • Westgate Circle                               

The County is working with FEMA to process additional applications.

Currently, Ceres has removed more than 600,000 cubic yards of debris from public and private roads and rights-of-way throughout the County. At this time, the cleanup effort is expected to last four to six months.

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, disaster debris removal operations will temporarily discontinue from November 23-25, in the City of Beaufort, the Town of Port Royal, the Town of Bluffton and unincorporated Beaufort County, including Daufuskie Island. Disaster debris removal operations will resume on Saturday, November 26.

For more information visit the Beaufort County Disaster Recovery website: beaufortcountydisasterrecovery.net.

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