BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Officials with Berkeley County would like to welcome all new citizens, specifically in the area that was formerly governed by Dorchester County.
Public Information Officer Hannah Moldenhauer stated that the boundary dispute between Berkeley and Dorchester Counties was resolved on November 7, 2018, by the South Carolina Geodetic Survey. Officials stated that as a result, Berkeley County’s boundary has been clarified to include approximately 2,900 acres of land that was formerly in Dorchester County, referred to as the “transition area”.
This includes approximately 329 parcels, according to the news release. A map showing the boundary line can be found here.
Moldenhauer stated that Berkeley County Government mailed letters on Thursday, May 16 to provide important information to Berkeley County citizens.
Citizens will have an opportunity to publicly discuss the transition area at the Berkeley County Council meeting on Tuesday, May 28. Citizens wishing to speak must sign up at the meeting, prior to the beginning of the meeting.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the assembly room of the Berkeley County Administration building.