Reporting a Potential Coastal Violation

Citizens are encouraged to report possible violations of the S.C. Coastal Zone Management Act by submitting your report via e-mail to Your report will remain confidential. However, please call (843) 953-0200 if you wish to remain anonymous.

Whenever possible during normal business hours, inquiries will be answered by a DHEC OCRM compliance or enforcement staff member. DHEC OCRM compliance and enforcement personnel will investigate reports of possible violations, take appropriate action and, if requested, notify the person making the report of any action taken.