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3/1/24

Isle of Palms— March 1, 2024 — The City of Isle of Palms Front Beach Fest will take place Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 12 to 4 p.m. on Isle of Palms, SC. This event will have an impact on some roads on the island.

The following is a list of road closures and times:

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2/29/24

The City of Isle of Palms has partnered 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. Beginning March 1, 2024 , this partnership with PCI will allow the police...Read more

2/27/24

What great community events we had this past weekend! We have another great event coming this Saturday – Front Beach Fest from 12:00-4:00. I hope you are able to make this popular event.

As I was attending the events this past weekend and at last Friday’s Coffee with the Mayor, a common...Read more

2/27/24

Wow – hard to believe it’s almost Spring!

Let’s talk about our beaches - recently, there has been a lot of activity and questions about the emergency work happening on our beaches. The City continues to address the erosion issues on the north and south ends of the island. Prior to 2023...Read more

2/22/24

On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, City Council adopted an emergency ordinance allowing owners of beach front properties located between 100 and 914 Ocean Boulevard to install a revetment or seawall entirely landward of the critical area, as determined by the Ocean and Coastal Resource Management...Read more

2/15/24

City offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024, for President's Day. Many services are available online at Virtual City Hall .Read more

2/7/24

As part of its five-year cycle to maintain public safety and electric system reliability, Dominion Energy will begin pruning trees on Isle of Palms in March. The project is set to last approximately 12-14 weeks. Dominion has an obligation and responsibility to maintain the delivery of...Read more

2/1/24

Stop by and learn about the importance of gardening with native plants, which provide food and shelter for native butterflies, insects, birds and other animals.

Presented by...Read more

1/30/24
City of Isle of Palms Partners with Citibot to Launch New Alert, Chat Service

AI-powered customer service solution includes automated web and text features the community can access 24/7

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C .- The...Read more

1/26/24

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C .- Due to the construction of drainage improvements, a road closure at the 41st Avenue outfall on Waterway Boulevard in Isle of Palms (IOP) will begin on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Traffic will be detoured at 32nd Avenue through Palm Boulevard and up to 41st Avenue. Only...Read more

1/26/24

The City is accepting applications for surf instruction providers through 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 9, 2024. Applications received by the deadline will be considered by City Council at their February 27, 2024 meeting.

The City allows commercial surf instruction providers to provide...Read more

1/25/24

Hello! I hope your new year has started off in a good way.

Each year when we get to November 30th, I usually breathe a sigh of relief – as it’s the end of hurricane season. However, since then we have had significant storms in successive months that have wreaked some havoc. During the...Read more

1/25/24
City of Isle of Palms to Host Front Beach Fest

WHAT: The City of Isle of Palms invites people of all ages for a day of dancing, eating and fun on Ocean Boulevard. This free event will feature music from The Coppertones, along with The Yacht Club. The afternoon...Read more

1/19/24

FY25 State Accommodations Tax Grant Applications Process:

The City of Isle of Palms is accepting applications from organizations wishing to receive grants from the 2% state accommodations tax fund.

South Carolina law allows for a 2% tax levy on the rental of all transient...Read more

1/19/24

If you want to be involved in your city government, consider applying for a vacancy on one of the city's boards and commissions that advises City Council and help shape city policies.

All applicants must be residents of the City of Isle of Palms and have some background or expertise in...Read more

1/16/24
Keeping IOP Beautiful

2024 IOP Cleanup Crew Litter Sweep Schedule:

Pre-Valentine's Day Sweep (Show IOP some love)

February 12

4:30- 5:30 p.m.

Spring

Special Welcome & Overview: 5:30-6 p.m.

Litter Sweeps: 6-7 p.m.

Every other...Read more

1/8/24

January 8, 2024

1:30 p.m.

City of Isle of Palms officials continue to monitor the winter storm expected to impact our area on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. The National Weather Service has put out a Strong Storm Advisory for Tuesday. The Isle of Palms could see 30-40 mph sustained...Read more

1/8/24

January 8, 2024

8:00 a.m.

The National Weather Service has put out a Strong Storm Advisory for Tuesday. They are anticipating strong thunderstorms, high winds, coastal flooding, and high surf in our area. Please take necessary precautions ahead of the storm.

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12/18/23

Additional City Operations Updates

-The Recreation Center will also be closed on the dates above.

-Garbage will not be collected on Friday, December 22 (Christmas Eve- Observed) and Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day)

Charleston County Recycling

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12/18/23

City of Isle of Palms officials continue to assess Coastal Storm damage and are identifying areas and properties that meet emergency conditions. Normal city operations continue. Most of the storm damage consists of debris and beach erosion. Crews have begun clean up and restoration efforts...Read more

12/17/23
The following list of roads are impassable on Isle of Palms at this time. Please stay home unless you absolutely have to leave home. We have multiple vehicles already stranded on the island. Palm between 3rd to 5th Carolina at Palm 21st ave Palm between 29 and 33rd Sections of Waterway...Read more
12/17/23

The city is continuing to monitor weather conditions. 41st Avenue, Waterway Blvd near the Marina, and Ocean Blvd on the south end are now impassable due to flooding. There's also flooding on Palm Blvd, Carolina and Charleston Blvd. Please avoid unnecessary travel and follow guidelines from...Read more

12/16/23

According to the National Weather Service, A strong coastal storm will bring impacts to our region this weekend . Expect windy conditions and 2” to 4” of rain Saturday through Sunday.

Please monitor the National Weather Service for storm updates. You’re encouraged to remove or secure any...Read more

12/14/23

FY25 State Accommodations Tax Grant Applications Process:

The City of Isle of Palms is accepting applications from organizations wishing to receive grants from the 2% state accommodations tax fund.

South Carolina law allows for a 2% tax levy on the rental of all transient...Read more

12/5/23

Looking for things to do on Isle of Palms during the winter season? Here are some ways you can explore the island and take advantage of perks in the meantime.

Lower...Read more

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