MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, August 31, 2023) – Berkeley County Government is encouraging any resident or business that sustained storm damage from Idalia to report it online HERE or via the Citizen Call Line at 843-719-4800 and leave a detailed message. The Citizen Call Line is for non-emergency calls only, and callers will hear an automated response. For all emergency calls, please call 911.
Reporting storm damage will help Berkeley County staff gauge the extent of damage in the County and report the findings to state and federal officials. These reports will determine appropriate federal and state funding for damage caused by the storm.
The County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) returned to OPCON 3, normal operating conditions, at noon on Thursday.
The County Landfill and Convenience Centers are CLOSED TODAY, Thursday, August 31. To prevent potential overflow at these sites later in the week, Berkeley County officials encourage those who can, to drop off any storm and yard debris at the Landfill and Convenience Centers on Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2.
**All locations are CLOSED SUNDAY, due to normal operating hours and will again be CLOSED Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day.
The Landfill and Convenience Centers are for Berkeley County residents only. A valid ID is required and will be checked. Facilities only accept residential waste, not commercial waste. The County Landfill accepts commercial waste. For Convenience Center rules, go HERE.
All Berkeley County Government facilities are CLOSED TODAY, Wednesday, August 31. This includes Government offices, the Courthouse, Cypress Gardens, Berkeley Animal Center, and all County Library branches. All County facilities will reopen and operate by their normal hours on Friday, September 1. All County facilities (except Cypress Gardens) will be CLOSED Monday, September 4 in observance of the Labor Day holiday: **Bond Court will still be held Monday at 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.**
– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –