The purpose of the Forfeited Land Commission is to effect the sale of lands forfeited in pursuance of the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, as amended 12-51-55.

Mission Statement

Department Functions

The Forfeited Land Commission is a commission established by the State of South Carolina which consists of the County Treasurer, Auditor and Register of Deeds, who serve without compensation. The Delinquent Tax Collector at the tax sale submits the bid on behalf of the Forfeited Land Commission equal to the amount of all unpaid taxes, assessments, penalties and cost. At the end of the redemption period, properties held by the Forfeited Land Commission will be disposed of pursuant to the Policy and Procedures established by the Commission in the best interest of County.

For more information regarding the Forfeited Land Commission, see the South Carolina Code of Laws at www.scstatehouse.gov Title 12, Chapter 59.

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Jenna Ley JamisonSep 30, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Friday, September 30, 2022) – Emergency responses across Berkeley County are currently delayed. Due to high winds, high-profile vehicles (i.e. ambulances, fire trucks, and utility vehicles) are periodically suspended…

Berkeley County to Partially Activate Emergency Operations Center Friday, Sept. 30

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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, September 29, 2022) – Berkeley County will move from OPCON 3 to OPCON 2 at 6 a.m. on Friday, September 30, partially activating its Emergency Operations Center (EOC).…

Berkeley County Government Announces Office Closures Ahead of Hurricane Ian

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Jenna Ley JamisonSep 28, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, September 28, 2022) – Berkeley County is under a Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning as Hurricane Ian inches closer to South Carolina. A watch does NOT mean…

Berkeley County Government Offices Closing Early on Friday, January 21

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Jenna Ley JamisonJan 20, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, January 20, 2022) – All Berkeley County Government Offices, the Courthouse, the County Landfill and all County Convenience Centers will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, January…

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