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How to Obtain an E911 Address
Greenwood County Address Management is responsible for issuing physical property addresses in the unincorporated areas of the county, City of Greenwood, Towns of Ninety Six, Ware Shoals, and Troy. These procedures are necessary in order to ensure proper quality control and data management operations.
Q: How do I get a physical Address?
A: First, you must contact Greenwood County Address Management by phone at (864) 942-8659 or online at this link.
Q: How do I get a E911 Reflective Address sign?
A: Address Management will be selling the reflective signs for $10.00 each. We are located in Room B32 of the courthouse. Some local volunteer Fire Departments also sell reflective green 911 signs and posts. The signs are also available at local retailers in Greenwood or online sites.
Q: How long do I have to install a permanent county prescribed reflective sign on my property or place of business?
A: Preferably within 15 days after assignment of a number.
Q: Where on my property should I install my permanent E911 reflective sign?
A: Emergency 911 reflective sign shall be installed on your side of the road, near the left side of the driveway entrance (as you enter your property), and clearly visible from the main road.
Q: Am I required to install an Emergency 911 reflective sign on my property?
A: Yes. Greenwood County Ordinance, set the standards which all address numbers are assigned in the unincorporated areas of the county, City of Greenwood, Towns of Ninety Six, Ware Shoals, and Troy.
Also, Greenwood County Address Management set the standards for property number and sign location.
Q: What could happen to me if I don’t install a permanent E911 reflective sign on my property?
A: Greenwood County Ordinance states that any person found in violation of this ordinance shall be subject to a penalty per violation until such time the violation is corrected.