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Creek and Beach Watch

Citizens are encouraged to report possible violations of the SC Coastal Zone Management Act by calling our toll-free 24-hour hotline: 1-800-768-1516. You may also submit your report via e-mail to Your report will remain confidential and you may request to remain anonymous.

Whenever possible during normal business hours, calls will be answered by a DHEC enforcement staff member. At other times an answering machine will take the report. DHEC enforcement personnel will investigate reports of possible violations, take appropriate action and, if requested, notify the person making the report of any action taken.