SOUTH CAROLINA – Isle of Palms condominium complex fined after state says sandbags hid illegal seawall
ISLE OF PALMS, South Carolina — The state is levying a heavy fine against an Isle of Palms condominium complex after officials say an illegal beachfront seawall was hidden behind sandbags.
The Post and Courier of Charleston reports (http://bit.ly/1nTluOw ) the fine against the Ocean Club Villas – $1,000 a day retroactive for two years – has now reached $750,000.
Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton says the wall was concealed deliberately. Read more: