Notice: The Animal Control department is now part of Building and Codes. However, we still have a separate phone line for Animal Control calls. Please make note of this in the contact information section of this page. Thank you.
Providing Building Inspection Service for new construction and providing Codes Enforcement of Berkeley County Ordinances to ensure the citizens of Berkeley County Government are provided a safe and healthy place to live and work.
The Berkeley County Building and Codes Department was established in 1997. The department's coverage area encompasses the unincorporated areas of Berkeley County.Types of Inspections we conduct include:
Note: Contact the Building Inspection Department or Permitting Department for the detailed inspection list under each type or discipline.
Unincorporated Berkeley County is in the "Community Rating System" (CRS), which allows residents a discount on flood insurance premiums.Building and Codes Enforcement Department Functions:
Log on to ICC website by clicking here.
There are other sites on the web where the codes may be viewed and/or purchased.
Contact the Berkeley County Animal Shelter at 843-719-4210 or visit the Animal Shelter at 502 Cypress Gardens Road, Monday thru Friday 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Sat 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Closed on Sun. Owners who can no longer keep their pets can turn in their animals at the shelter. Please call first and make an appointment for you to drop-off your pet.IF LOOKING TO ADOPT A PET
Please contact the Berkeley County Animal Shelter at 843-719-4210 or visit the animals on 502 Cypress Gardens Rd in Goose Creek, Monday-Friday from 12pm-6pm or Saturday from 12pm-4pm.ANIMAL CONTROL AFTER HOURS
After Hours, weekends, holidays: FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY – Call 911. Examples of an emergency are; animal bites, injured animal, or aggressive animals. For all other complaints, call the regular office phone number and listen to message. At end, leave a detailed message and Animal Control will respond the next working day.ANIMAL CONTROL LAWS / MOST COMMON VIOLATIONS
Switchboard Phone numbers:
843-719-4234 (Moncks Corner)
843-723-3800 ext. 4234 (Charleston)
843-567-3136 ext. 4234 (St. Stephen)
Switchboard Office Hours:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
(Individual department hours may vary)
P.O. Box 6122 Moncks Corner, SC 29461
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