Find answers to questions regarding building or repairing boat docks and seawalls on Lake Greenwood, South Carolina.

Our Lake Greenwood service area includes; Cross Hill, Chappells, Coronaca, Greenwood, Hodges, Ninety Six, and Waterloo. Lake Greenwood is surrounded by Greenwood County on the west side of the lake, Laurens County on the east side of the lake, and Newberry County on the southeast corner of the lake.

We work in all of the communities around Lake Greenwood. Popular subdivisions include; Ashton Park, Baywood Circle, Belle Rive, Big Water Point, Bridge Pointe, Crystal Bay, Driftwood, Eagles Harbor, Grand Harbor, Harborside, Lakeview Heights, Newport, Palmetto Crossing, Pier 96, Plantation Pointe, Pucketts Ferry, Ridgewood Harbor, Stonewood, Stoney Point, Summerset Bay, Summer Pointe, The Landing at Lake Greenwood, The Plantation,  The Retreat, Waters Edge, and Windmill Landing.

Yes, you must have an approved permit from Lake Management.

Yes, you will need a permit to do repair work on your dock or seawall. On the Greenwood County side of the lake you can go here to apply for a permit. Greenwood County Dock Repair Permit Application Form.

No, Docks are allowed on the majority of properties; however, there are some areas that have been designated as critical habitat areas. The shoreline may not be improved on or modified in these particular areas. 

We do all of our seawall work in the winter when the lake is low. We do all of our dock building the rest of the year when the water is high.

We can build both. The majority of out customers build fixed docks with an open boathouse. This will vary upon your location and the permitting rules.

This will vary on how well your boat dock is maintained. It will also depend on if your dock is located on the open lake or in a cove. In general a well maintained dock could last for 20+ years.

No. Only open boathouses are permitted on Lake Greenwood. Enclosed boathouses are not allowed due to safety concerns for boaters and sight limitations they may cause. You need to be able to see other boaters, and they need to able to see you.

One of the most common causes of seawall failure is soil erosion at the back of the seawall. This can be caused by drainage issues.  Contact us to schedule an inspection of your seawall. It is fixable, but sooner rather that later is better.

The level of the lake is controlled by Lake Greenwood Management under the direction of Greenwood County. The Rule Curve is a Federally mandated guide for water levels in Lake Greenwood. The Rule Curve stipulates where the lake level should be during the year. Full pool is considered 439. County lowers the lake level beginning at the end of October to 434.50 and beginning raising it in late January. This provides time for work to be done on seawalls and docks.

110′. As long as your dock does not extend past 1/3 the total distance from your shoreline to the opposite shoreline; your dock does not create a safety hazard for navigation of watercraft.

Your dock can be no more than 1200 sq. ft. of surface area.