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Corner Icon 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!   

Blue Box  Photos of the Week...

The 50th anniversary screening of Don't Make Waves, a beach movie which premiered here during the 1967 Sun Fun Festival, is the topic of Photos of the Week.

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The IVR Customer Portal allows a one-time payment without having to create a user account.  Or call 844-571-2888 and use our free pay-by-phone feature, available 24-hours a day.  See our Payments and Utilities pages for more options. 

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  New Senior Newsletter available...  The latest edition of Senior News, designed especially for a senior audience, is available.  This quarterly newsletter is produced by Myrtle Beach's Seniors Advisory Committee.  See the Spring/Summer issue for upcoming events and useful information for seniors, and perhaps any age! 


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  Beach Safety Brochure...  A brochure featuring beach safety tips and local laws is available on-line to enhance your enjoyment of Myrtle Beach!  View the brochure on your computer or smart phone, or print a hard copy for future reference.  When printing, be sure to use "actual size" so that the brochure folds properly. 


Orange Box  Myrtle's Market is open...  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 843-918-4906 for information or to become a vendor.


Orange Box  Mosquito control...  Myrtle Beach sprays for mosquitoes five days a week, covering the city from north to south.  You can do your part by eliminating any standing water around your home or business where mosquitoes might breed.  More information about the Zika virus is available in a two-page flyer from the Centers for Disease Control.


Orange Box  Parking decal registration...  An on-line registration system is available for the in-city parking decals.  Visit to get started.  The parking decals are for personal vehicles registered inside the city and on which city property taxes have been paid.  City Council also has approved an annual non-resident parking placard, available for $100 per year, that will allow parking at many publicly metered spaces.  Parking meters and pay stations are in effect from March 1 through October 31 in commercial areas east of Kings Highway.  See our Parking Meter page for more information. 


Orange Box  Parking meters...  Parking meters and pay stations are in effect from March 1 through October 31 in areas east of Kings Highway.  SeeParking meter our Parking Meter page for information.  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.  Also, you can use in Parkmobile to conveniently pay for parking via your cell phone or an app.  Changes to parking in the residential sections of Ocean Boulevard, from 31st Avenue North to 82nd Avenue North, are in effect.  A description of the parking rules and locations is available.


Orange Box  Garage Sale date...  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., Saturday, October 7, 2017.  On-line vendor registration will begin Monday, August 7.  Stay tuned for more information about the 29th annual sale.  


Orange Box  Police records and statistics...  The Police Department's Police-to-Citizen (P2C) site provides incident reports, arrest records, accident reports, crimeP2C graphic and link 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, as well as the 2016 EEOP Utilization Report


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.


Privacy Policy:  The City of Myrtle Beach follows the requirements of state and federal law, including the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, regarding the availability of public information and the protection of private or personal information.  Contact the Public Information Office at 843-918-1014 or with questions. 


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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P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
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