West Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The House of Raeford Chicken Plant off of Sunset Boulevard may be expanding soon.

The House of Raeford chicken plant has asked the city of West Columbia for permission to add on to its building.

According to the City of West Columbia, the company wants to add a second floor to the building in order to have more electrical enhancements.

The city says that the chicken plant must make some plans to change the appearance in order for them to approve the new project.

The building has been off of Sunset Boulevard since the 1950s.

West Columbia's Zoning Board of Appeals will hear the request at its meeting, set for Tuesday at 6 p.m. at city hall. House of Raeford representatives are expected to present a long-term plan to fulfill the city's request to improve the appearance of the building in order for them to expand the facility.