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City of Isle of Palms

Codes & Ordinances


Click on the link below to access a searchable, online version of the Isle of Palms City Code.

The Code of the City of Isle of Palms, South Carolina

The Code is updated annually to incorporate ordinances that City Council has adopted with second reading and ratification.  Below are ordinances that have been adopted recently and will be incoporated in the next update. The most recent update include ordinances enacted through January 2014.

Ordinance 2014-08 - An Ordinance to Levy and Impose, Subject to a Referendum, a One Percent Beach Preservation Fee on the Gross Proceeds Derived from the Rental Charges for Accommodations Furnished to Transients for Consideration which are Subject to the Local Accommodations Tax within the City of Isle of Palms Pursuant to the Beach Preservation Act, Section 6-1-610, ET SEQ., of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976, As Amended; to Define the Purposes for which the Proceeds of the Beach Preservation Fee May be Used; to Provide for a Referendum on the Imposition of the Beach Preservation Fee and to Prescribe the Contents of the Ballet Questions in the Referendum; and to Provide for a Seperate Fund and Remittance of the Beach Preservation Fee if Approved. (Second Reading and Ratification on July 29, 2014)

Ordinance 2014-07 - An Ordinance Authorizing the Grant of a Utility Easement on a Portion of the City's Property Identified as TMS # 517-07-00-029 to the South Carolina Electric and Gas Company for Conversion of Power Lines to Underground Facilities. (Second Reading and Ratification on July 22, 2014)

Ordinance 2014-06 - An Ordinance Amending Title 1, Government and Administration, Chapter 3, Procedures, Committees, Ordinances and Use of Code, Article A, Rules of Order and Procedure, Section 1-3-1, Regular Meetings, of the City of Isle of Palms Code of Ordinances to Change the Time for Regular Meetings of City Council to Six O'Clock in the Evening. (Second Reading and Ratification on July 22, 2014)

Ordinance 2014-04 - An Ordinance Amending Title 7, Licensing and Regulation, Chapter 1, Business Licenses, Article A, General Provisions, Section 7-1-22, Classification and Rates, of the City of Isle of Palms Code of Ordinances to Increase the Business License Fee Rate for Nonresidents from One Hundred Fifty Percent to Two Hundred Percent of the Rates for the Applicable Class. (Second Reading and Ratification on June 24, 2014)