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With J.R. Martinez as the Grand Marshal, the 2015 Military Appreciation Days Parade on Ocean Boulevard is the subject of our Photos of the Week


Corner Icon Garage Sale!  From castoff to collectible and odd to ordinary, you'll find it at South Carolina's Largest Garage Sale

The big sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  Vendor registration on-line starts at 8:00 a.m., Monday, June 15.


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.  


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. 


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Orange Box  The Salt Games...  Join the fun at the Salt Games, a two-day festival filled with exciting beach activities.  The Salt Games are set for 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 30 and 31, on the oceanfront Pavilion site, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues North.  Expect an exciting "beach festival" atmosphere, with family fun and serious competition, including  Crossfit activities, volleyball on the beach, surfing, a 5K run, a hula hoop competition, a sidewalk chalk expo, a paddleboard competition, beach yoga, a kidsí run, cornhole games, the bikini contest, a cook-off, good food and more!  For details, visit www.thesaltgames.com

 

Orange Box  Military Appreciation Days continue...  We have six Vietnam-era helicopters and a Jeep on display through Thursday, May 28, on the Myrtle Beach Convention Center Plaza, as part of Military Appreciation Days.  Come view these choppers and climb inside for a close-up look at what it was like to fly these machines during the Vietnam War.  For more information, visit www.militaryappreciationdays.com

 

Orange Box  Beach rules prohibit tents... Myrtle Beach restricts the use of tents and other shading devices, except umbrellas, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Umbrellas up to seven-and-a-half feet in diameter are allowed during those summer months.  From the day after Labor Day until Memorial Day, tents up to 12-by-12 feet and less than nine feet tall may be used behind the umbrella line and 10 feet apart.  Visit our Tent Rules page for a printable hand-out. 

 

Orange Box  Visit Myrtle's Market...  The farmers' market has reopened for the spring!  Come find fresh, local vegetables and fruits, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  Myrtle's Market is at the corner of Oak Street and Mr. Joe White Avenue.  Call 918-4906 for more information.

 

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  Business license renewals and changes...  Business license renewal forms are due back by June 1, although renewals postmarked by June 30 will not be considered late.  Renewals received after July 1 will face a five percent penalty.  New this year, every residential property owner who rents a property inside the city, either short-term or long-term, is required to have a Myrtle Beach business license.  The change, approved last year, removes the exemption for owners who rent a single property. 

 

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 info@cityofmyrtlebeach.com 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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