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The city's web site is experiencing technical difficulties at the moment.  Some pages are cached versions, which means they are temporarily out-of-date.  We hope to have the full site restored in a few days.  Thanks in advance for your patience! 

Blue Box  Photos of the Week...

The Guns-and-Hoses softball contest, an annual event among Myrtle Beach and Horry County Police and Fire Departments, is the subject of our Photos of the Week

Corner Icon Golf cart laws...  South CarolinaGolf Cart Graphic regulates how golf carts may be driven on the public streets.  The complete list of golf cart requirements is available.  Among other things, the cart needs a D.M.V. permit and liability insurance. 

Corner Icon City Zoning Code...  Developed during more than 100 public meetings, Myrtle Beach's new Zoning Code took effect in late 2014.  The new Zoning Map is available, on-line, too.  It's 40 megabytes.  

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Orange Box  City government Facebook page... The City of Myrtle Beach has an official Facebook page for up-to-the-minute information about city services, events, programs and activities.  Please check it out and "like" us on Facebook! 


Orange Box  Mini Marathon...  The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon returns for a sixth year on Sunday, October 17, with some 5,000 runners.  The race begins at 7:00 a.m. at Coastal Grand Mall and finishes on the Boardwalk.  Drivers can expect lane and road closures that Sunday morning, but you will be able to get to your destination with a little planning.  Check the on-line map showing the race route and intersection times. 


Orange Box  Municipal election...  Myrtle Beach city voters go to the polls on Tuesday, November 3, to select three City Council members.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. that day.  By the way, we still need a few more poll workers.  If you're interested in serving, call 843-918-1012.


Orange Box  Oktoberfest...  Ocean Boulevard is the place to be Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11, for the 2015 Oktoberfest celebration, sponsored by the Oceanfront Merchants Association, Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy live music, activities for all ages and German foods and beverages.  Admission is free!  The day-long festivities begin at 12:00 p.m.  For more information, visit


Orange Box  Myrtle's Market...  Come to the farmers' market for fresh vegetables and fruits every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Items include handmade crafts, local honey and homemade desserts.  Myrtle's Market is at Oak Street and Mr. Joe White Avenue.  Call 918-4906.


Orange Box  Seasonal hours...  Dogs and bicycles are allowed on the beach before 10:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. from May 1 through Labor Day.  Dogs and bicycles are allowed on the boardwalk only between 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. from May 1 through Labor Day.  At all times, dogs must be on a leash and you must pick up and properly dispose of droppings.


Orange Box  Fourth Avenue North Deepwater Ocean Outfall...  Work is underway on a new deepwater ocean outfall at Fourth Avenue North.  Completion is scheduled for November 2015 on this $10.4 million project that will carry rainwater more than 1,000 feet off shore.  A print-on-demand brochure with details about the project and timeline is available.


Orange Box  Parking meters in effect...  Parking meters and pay stations are in place from March 1 through October 30 in the commercial areas east of Kings Parking meterHighway.  See our Parking Meter page for more information, including an update on new hourly rates for parking.  If you have a valid handicapped hang tag or license plate, or a Purple Heart or Disabled American Veterans (DAV) license plate, you may park free at any public meter in South Carolina.  (This exemption does not apply to private meters or pay stations.) 


Orange Box  Police records and statistics...  The Police Department's Police-to-Citizen (P2C) site provides incident reports, arrest records,P2C graphic and link accident reports, crime statistics and more.  Visit the site to learn more about Myrtle Beach police and local law enforcement results.


Orange Box  More city news...  Visit the Friday Fax for this week's news, agendas and more.  Or, add your name to our list by sending us your e-mail address.  Check out Photos of the Week for snapshots of city activities.  You'll also find information about flood protection and hurricane preparations


Orange Box  To learn more about Myrtle Beach, contact the Public Information Office at or call 843-918-1014.  Our Frequently Asked Questions and Events pages also may be helpful.


ADA Notice:  The City of Myrtle Beach will not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. The city will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy its programs, services, and activities.  Call 843-918-1114 for more information.


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937 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
(843) 918-1000   Fax: (843) 918-1028
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