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City of Isle of Palms Recreation Department Farmer’s Market & Food Truck Jam Kicks-off June 20, 2024

WHAT: The City of Isle of Palms Recreation Department will kick-off the 2024 Farmer’s Market & Food Truck Jam series on June 20, 2024. This event experienced a huge growth in 2023 and...Read more


The City of Isle of Palms (IOP) will host its Independence Day Fireworks Show on Front Beach. The event is free and open to the public.

Attendees are required to leave the beach and remove their belongings by 6:30 p.m. to allow preparation for the event. The area of the beach between...Read more


Hurricane Season is June 1- November 30. Learn about the steps you can take to prepare for a storm.

Disaster can strike at any time of the day, so it's important to have a planned response when you're at work, on vacation or on the road.

In a disaster, local officials...Read more

After Memorial Day, (starting June 6, 2024) recycling collection will occur every Thursday through Labor Day. Please note: service will be delayed by one day during the week of Memorial Day- pick up will occur on Friday, May 31.

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Summer of 2024 is here! There are still times coming over the Connector or driving around our island I’m reminded how blessed we are to live on this beautiful island. What a great place to live, work and play.

Community engagement is key to any good, well-functioning municipality. Over...Read more

City Hall phone lines are experiencing service disruption. Emergency calls are not impacted. Please dial 911 if you have an emergency. System repair is underway and will be completed as soon as possible. Many services are available online at...Read more

The next step in the City of Isle of Palms’ Community Enrichment Plan project includes gathering additional feedback from Isle of Palms community members through listening sessions. Attendees will be able to provide feedback on issues relating to quality of life and tourism. Youth participation...Read more


The City of Isle of Palms will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, May 22 @ 5:00 p.m. at the Recreation Center, 24 28th Avenue to share details and answer questions regarding a proposed shoal management project at the north end of the island.

The project would include harvesting sand...Read more

After Memorial Day, (starting June 6, 2024) recycling collection will occur every Thursday through Labor Day. Please note: service will be delayed by one day during the week of Memorial Day- pick up will occur on Friday, May 31.

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The road closure at the 41st Avenue outfall on Waterway Boulevard in Isle of Palms has ended and Waterway Boulevard is now open.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as the city works to complete drainage improvements.Read more


Drivers can expect intermittent traffic interruptions on the HL Hunley Bridge (Breach Inlet) on Wednesday, May 1, between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Drivers are encouraged to use the IOP Connector during this time, to avoid traffic delays. Officers from Sullivan's Island Police Department and the Isle...Read more

Increased Coyote Sightings and Encounters

Ensuring public safety is the Isle of Palms Police Department's top priority. The City has taken proactive measures to address the situation in response to recent coyote incidents in our city. This includes working with a professional trapping...Read more


I hope your Spring has been good so far. Spring breaks have come and gone and now the Summer busy season is next. Our staff has been preparing for the season for weeks with some of the initiatives reviewed in my last message – Traffic Planning Session with surrounding communities and support...Read more


Due to the construction of drainage improvements, a road closure at the 41st Avenue outfall on Waterway Boulevard in Isle of Palms (IOP) starts Tuesday, April 23. Traffic will be detoured at 32nd Avenue through Palm Boulevard and up to 41st Avenue. Only local traffic will be accommodated on...Read more


The percentage of litter on Isle of Palms related to smoking decreased noticeably in 2023, according to data collected by the conservation group Isle of Palms Cleanup Crew and other volunteer “citizen scientists” using the Litter Journal, a project of the South Carolina Aquarium Citizen Science...Read more


The City of Isle of Palms joined AT&T at a ribbon cutting on April 18, 2024, to announce the expansion of fiber optic internet on the island. The expansion will grant fiber optic internet to over 300 eligible business and residential customers. Unlike traditional internet connections that...Read more


SHRED 360 will hold a FREE document shredding day on the island. In an effort to shred your sensitive documents in a timely manner, Attendees are limited to (3) three boxes (copy paper box or smaller) or three bags (kitchen trash bag or...Read more


As you prepare for your trip to Isle of Palms, please be aware that the city requires a permit for gatherings of more than 50 people on public property, including the beach and beach access paths.

Please view the ordinance here:...Read more


On March 1, 2024, the City of Isle of Palms announced a partnership with PCI Municipal Services to manage the city’s parking plan. Traditionally, the management of the city’s parking plan was handled by the police department. This partnership allows the police department’s employees and officers...Read more


ISLE OF PALMS, S.C.- The City of Isle of Palms (IOP) will host its 2024 Hurricane Expo on Tuesday, May 21, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. IOP residents and residents from surrounding communities are welcome to attend and learn more about how to prepare for a hurricane. The event will be held at the city...Read more


Isle of Palms Cleanup Crew kicked off their series of 2024 spring litter sweeps on March 11, working in partnership with the South Carolina Aquarium’s conservation team. Around 90 volunteers attended the Monday evening event at Front Beach.

Each spring litter sweep includes a welcome...Read more


I do love the time of year we are entering – not the pollen – but the temperatures and longer daylight are always welcome additions. Lot of projects are going on as you see when you make your way around the island. Some are obvious by sight, but a few are more behind the scenes. A couple to...Read more


After months of planning, the Native Plant Demonstration Garden sponsored by the City of Isle of Palms and its Environmental Advisory Committee has been planted. The process began on a cold and windy day on February 29, 2024, when twelve volunteers removed the turf near the driftwood and...Read more


Planning a trip to Isle of Palms? On weekends and ahead of major holidays, ABC News 4 provides a...Read more