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Recovery Resources
Report Damage
City of Charleston Citizen Services Desk
843.724.7311
or
gis.charleston-sc.gov/report-damage

Building Permits
Buildings in flood zones A, AE or VE
Building permits are required for all repairs

For all other buildings (not in a flood zone)
To determine if you need a building permit
843.577.5550
or
charleston-sc.gov/permitcenter

Contractor Information
Hire a Licensed South Carolina Contractor
Contractors are required to have a City Business License AND a South Carolina Contractors License

Verify South Carolina Contractor License
llr.sc.gov (top right - Licensee Lookup)

Verify City of Charleston Business License
843.724.3711

Guide to Selecting a Qualified Contractor

Debris Removal
Please create separate debris piles for:
Yard
Household/Demolition
Hazardous

Please place debris piles adjacent to the street for collection

Keep fire hydrants and drainage inlets clear
Emergencies
911

To Report Damage
City of Charleston Citizens Services Desk
843.724.7311
or
gis.charleston-sc.gov/report-damage

American Red Cross
843.764.2323

FEMA Disaster Centers
800.621.3362

Charleston Water System
843.727.6800

Berkeley Electric Cooperative
843.559.2458

South Carolina Electrical & Gas
800.251.7234

Charleston County Emergency Operations Services
843.746.3900