Litter Control and Illegal Dumping

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Solid Waste Environmental Services Officers Doug Cox and Donna Thomas are responsible for:

  • Investigating illegal dumping
  • Conducting traffic stops for littering and uncovered loads
  • Enforcing County ordinances that pertain to illegal dumping and litter control


Please use the form provided below and/or contact Dorchester County Solid Waste Environmental Services at (843) 832-0072 to report illegal dumping in unincorporated Dorchester County.

Reporting Inside City/Town Limits

This form should not be used to report illegal dumping within town/city limits. Illegal dumping within a city/town should be reported directly to the municipality.

  • City of North Charleston - (843) 740-2672 
  • Town of Summerville โ€“ (843) 851-4219
  • Town of St. George โ€“ (843)563-3032
  • Town of Ridgeville - (843) 871-7960
  • Town of Harleyville โ€“ (843) 462-7676
Please correct the field(s) marked in red below:

Please provide a detailed description of the person(s) and/or vehicle used to illegally dump materials in Dorchester County:
Where did the illegal dumping take place? Please be as descriptive as possible.
What items were illegally disposed of? 

Any/all pictures or videos of the individual(s) and vehicles, and/or the dumpsite being reported can be uploaded in this section

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Contact Information

Note: If you wish to remain anonymous please leave this section blank. 

Please provide your full name and the preferred method of contact i.e. phone number and/or email and the best time of day to reach you