Town Code of Ordinances   ◄ (click link to access online ordinances)

The official Town Code of Ordinances is maintained in the Town Clerk's Office.  The Town Code published at Municipal Code Corporation is for information only, and is not to be used for legal research or to determine whether an action complies with the Town Code.  There is no guaranty that the most current ordinances have been published on this site.  You must consult with Town Staff to ensure that you have the most current code.

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Recently Adopted Ordinances

19-0903 Adopt FY2019-2020 Tax Millage & Amend Exhibit 1 of Ordinance #19-0895
19-0902 Tabled - Amend Chapter 13 Administration 
19-0901 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
19-0900 Establish Public Land (PL) District
19-0899 Amend 2-61(b)(ii) Volunteer Applications (click here to view application form)
19-0898 TABLED Holes on the Beach
19-0897 Grant Utility Easements to HTC, Inc.
19-0896 Amend Fund Balance (re Beach Renourishment Funding) and establish SW Utility Fund
19-0895 Adopt Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Municipal Budget
19-0894 Amend FY2018-2019 Municipal Budget
19-0893 Stormwater Management Utility Fee
19-0892 Chapter 2, Administration (Changes to meeting time, agenda, committees)
19-0891 Month-to-Month Lease Pier Outfitters, Inc.
19-0890 Local Accommodations Tax
19-0889 Hospitality Tax
19-0888 Section 14-51 Development Activity Definition
19-0885 Accessory Structures, no Stormwater Plan if 120 square feet or less

Recently Codified Ordinances

19-0887 Increase Oceanfront Parking & Yaupon Lot rate to $2/hour
19-0886 Transfer Town Elections to Horry County
19-0884 Entertainment District - Residential Uses Prohibited
18-0883 Easement to Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority - Lift Station 171
19-0882 Chapter 13, Permits, Reviews & FOIA (relating to Building)
18-0881 Repeal #17-209, Violations, Filing of Complaints (In PBZ Dept.) 
18-0880 Chapter 7, Article IV, Single Use Plastic Bags
18-0879 Add C4 Entertainment District to Flood Ordinance
18-0878 Obstructions Prohibited In Town Rights of Way
18-0877 MASC Setoff Debt Collection
18-0876 Rezone C3 Amusement to C4 Entertainment
18-0875 Amend Town Comprehensive Plan to add Entertainment District
18-0874 Establish Entertainment District

These ordinance copies are provided for general information only. Decisions regarding construction, building and zoning actions, or any other actions should NOT be based solely on the online ordinances. Please contact the Planning, Building and Zoning department prior to construction or other departments as applicable to ensure that you are informed of the most current code.

Official copies of adopted ordinances may be requested by contacting the town clerk via phone at 843.913.6333, by US mail at 115 Highway 17 North, Surfside Beach, SC 29575, or by electronic mail at townclerk@surfsidebeach.org.