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Citizen Services Desk Support Center (click for link)

The Citizen Support Center with the City of Charleston is the most direct way to make a request, report a concern, or submit a work order to the City for non-POA issues. Simply follow the link above, click on “Make a Request” and choose a category for your “Service Request Type”. You may provide your contact information if you would like to receive a response from the City. If you have any questions about whether your concern should be directed to the POA or the City of Charleston, please call our office @ 843-971-9200. The number for the Citizen Services Desk is 843-724-7311.

The following includes information about each of the main City of Charleston departments that serve Daniel Island residents:

Police Department

Chief Chito Walker leads the City of Charleston Police Department. The police department has offices in the Daniel Island Public Safety Building on Seven Farms Drive, which also houses the City of Charleston Fire Department, the Berkeley County EMS, and the City of Charleston Recreation Department. To locate the police department office, walk through the City of Charleston Recreation offices.

Daniel Island Public Safety Building is located at 235 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island, SC 29492.

The police department also operates Animal Services through this office. Should you need an animal services officer for any reason, call 843-577-7343. *Always dial 911 in the event of an emergency.

The non-emergency number for the municipal office on Seven Farms Drive (Team 5) is 843-849-0304.

To report non-emergency violations such as parking, speeding, or other traffic violations, please call the non-emergency police dispatch number 843.743.7200 or file a complaint online using the Charleston County Consolidated Emergency Communications Center 911Helpme Request Form HERE.

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Fire Department

Daniel Curia is currently the City of Charleston Fire Chief. The on-island fire department can be located in the Daniel Island Public Safety Building on Seven Farms Drive, which also houses the City of Charleston Police Department and the Berkeley County EMS. *Always dial 911 in the event of an emergency.

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Mayor’s Office

A Mayor and a 12-member City Council govern the City of Charleston. The current Mayor of the City of Charleston is William Cogswell.

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Park’s Department

The Parks Department is responsible for maintaining the city’s parks on Daniel Island. Currently, these city parks include Etiwan Park, Governors Park, Fallen Oak Park, and Freedom Park. The neighborhood associations maintain the remaining island parks.

Parks Department: 843-724-7321

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Community Recreation Center on Daniel Island

New as of July 2021, the Community Recreation Center will primarily serve the Daniel Island and Cainhoy peninsula communities but is open to all city residents. In addition to a full-size basketball court that meets high school regulation standards, the facility has multiple other rooms and spaces for additional activities such as weightlifting, fitness classes, craft activities, and meetings.

Address: 160 Fairbanks Drive

Phone: 843-216-6366

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Public Service Department

The Public Service Department is responsible for streets and sidewalks maintenance, stormwater (drainage) services, and environmental services (including trash and garbage collection).

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Planning, Preservation & Sustainability

As Daniel Island continues to evolve, island developers and residents will work with the Department of Planning, Preservation, and Sustainability. For a current look at permits and projects, visit the City of Charleston’s Interactive Map.

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Garbage, Yard Debris and Trash Collection

The Environmental Services Department is responsible for maintaining a clean, safe and healthy environment for residents and visitors of the City of Charleston, including weekly garbage and trash collection via a Single Stream collection (both trash and recycling go in the green City cans).

Daniel Island trash and garbage collection currently takes place on Mondays for the south end of the island, and on Tuesdays for the north end of the island. Garbage containers should be placed at the curb no earlier than 6 PM the day before scheduled pickup and removed as soon as possible after pickup, but no later than 6 PM on the scheduled pickup days.

Helpful City of Charleston Environmental Services Flyer

Garbage and Trash Collection: 843-724-7311 (Citizen Services Desk Support Center)

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Street Tree Trimming Process

The Urban Forestry Division operates an innovative street tree program that allows individual citizens, developers, and concerned community groups to contribute to the expansion of the city’s urban forest.

Through this program, the city has increased the number of healthy trees in parks and rights of way by up to 500 trees per year. Participants purchase the tree and initial mulch, and water the tree for the first year. The city is then responsible for watering and other maintenance.

If you have questions regarding the City of Charleston street tree program, please contact David Grant, Deputy Director Operations at 843.724.7148 or email at

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