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

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
18-0873 FY2017-2018 Budget Amendments
18-0872 General Obligation Bond re Pier Reconstruction
18-0871 FY2018-2019 Municipal Budget Adoption
18-0870 Chapter 7 Health & Sanitation - Nuisances
18-0869 Chapter 5, Elections (Mayor Pro Tem election, filing fees, and residency requirements)
18-0868 Deferred to Planning Commission -  Overlay District
18-0867 Declining Business License Rates
18-0866 Mayor's Salary
16-0829 Accept South Poplar Drive from Surfside Drive to Melody Lane from SCDOT
18-0865 Repeal Indigent Defense Fund
18-0864 Chapter 14 Flood Damage Prevention
17-0861 Signs (including political signs)

Recently Codified Ordinances

18-0863 To Ban Single Use Plastic Bags
17-0862 Deferred - to establish Entertainment District
17-0860 Number not Issued
17-0859 Deferred to Planning Commission
17-0858 Amend Section 2-113 Duties of the Town Administrator
17-0857 Repeal Tent Prohibition and Set specific guidelines for tent usage
17-0856 Amend Chapter 17, Articles I & II to prohibit certain kinds of home occupations
17-0855 Amend 14-19 and 14-55 to no longer require survey and engineered stormwater plan when an existing driveway is resurfaced or replaced in-kind
17-0854 Amend 9-9(F)(1) C2 Business District (Surfside Drive) 2-hour parking except Saturday and Sunday
17-0853 Amend Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Municipal Budget - Capital Projects Fund
17-0852 Amend Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Municipal Budget -Several Funds
17-0851 Declare State of Emergency - Hurricane Irma
17-0850 2-Hour Parking in Surfside Drive Business District; Golf Cart Parking on Floral North

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's office via phone at 843.913.6333, by US mail at 115 Highway 17 North, Surfside Beach, SC 29575, or by electronic mail at dherrmann@surfsidebeach.org.