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9/27/22
Update: 1:00 p.m., September 27, 2022

According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Ian will likely bring impacts to the area late this week and into the weekend. Residents are urged to continue monitoring the weather and make preparations for tropical storm impacts.

Weather...Read more

9/23/22
September 23, 2022

We’re entering one of my favorite times on our island – Fall. Our crowds are smaller, and the temperatures are comfortable enough to still enjoy all the outdoors has to offer. Now that we are past Labor Day and our busy tourist season, it felt like a good time to recap the...Read more

8/26/22
August 26, 2022

As usual, our busy season flew by quickly! I have heard from several of you that our traffic flow during our busy times seemed to have been better this year – except during the occasional storm at the end of a beach day. I agree and hope that some of our pre-season work with our...Read more

8/24/22
August 24, 2022

The Isle of Palms City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at Council Chambers in City Hall. Listed below are the highlights from the meeting:

City Council approved three (3) events as City-sponsored: Operation Heal Our Heroes 5K Run/Walk on October...Read more
8/11/22

The City of Isle of Palms will host several listening sessions to gather feedback from the community about the proposed regulations on short-term rentals on the island. The proposed recommendations from the Planning Commission are available...Read more

8/9/22
August 8, 2022

The City of Isle of Palms is now accepting applications for the Leola Hanbury Employee of the Year Award. The deadline to receive nominations is August 31, 2022.

Recognizing past Council member Leola Hanbury's wishes, the City of Isle of Palms has established the criteria...Read more

7/27/22
July 27, 2022

The Isle of Palms City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Council Chambers in City Hall. Listed below are the highlights from the meeting:

City Council decided to host several public listening sessions in September to receive input from residents...Read more
6/30/22
June 30, 2022

There have been a number of on-line discussions, meetings and conversations about what’s happening with the existing marina operator’s request for assignment of the leases to Morgan Creek Marina, LLC. I thought it might be helpful to provide some information to help explain the...Read more

6/30/22

The City will host a public meeting with the new potential marina operator, Michael Shuler, on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center, located at 24 28th Avenue. At this session, Mr. Shuler will present his vision for our marina, answer questions that residents may submit...Read more

6/29/22
June 29, 2022

The Isle of Palms City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Council Chambers in City Hall. Listed below are the highlights from the meeting:

City Council approved vehicle purchases for the Police and Fire Department included in the adopted FY23 budget...Read more
6/22/22

Parking

Paid parking is available at the Municipal Parking Lots located on Pavilion Drive. Users may pay using the kiosks inside the parking lot or TEXT TO PARK by texting 727563 with the following:

Muni Lot A - “Park IPMUNA” Muni Lot B - “Park IPMUNB” Ocean Blvd - “Park IPOCN”

...Read more

6/20/22
June 20, 2022 - Isle of Palms, SC

Charleston County Public Works is scheduled to complete pavement preservation treatments June 20-24 between the hours of 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

The IOP streets that will be treated during this cycle are: 40th Avenue, 41st Avenue, 42nd Avenue, Frank Sottile Lane...Read more

6/1/22
June 1, 2022 - Isle of Palms, SC Household Garbage Collection

The City of Isle of Palms Public Works Department will begin twice per week garbage collection the week of June 6, 2022.

The garbage collection seasonal schedule is as follows:

Twice Per Week Collection Schedule: June 6,...Read more
5/23/22
May 27, 2022 - Isle of Palms, SC

Isle of Palms Water and Sewer Commission reports that the water main break has been repaired as of Friday, May 27, 2022.

May 23, 2022 - Isle of Palms, SC

Update from the Isle of Palms Water and Sewer Commission on the Charleston Water System (CWS) main...Read more

5/17/22
May 17, 2022 - City of Isle of Palms, SC

Public Notice from the Isle of Palms Water and Sewer Commission:

Due to a leak on the water transmission line under the harbor from Charleston Water Systems, the Isle of Palms Water and Sewer Commission is asking that all customers cease watering...Read more

5/12/22

May 10, 2022 -- Charleston SC – It’s the weekend. It’s hot. All you want to do is go to the beach. But you’re stuck in traffic, barely moving. The kids are cranky. “Are we there yet?” You’re so close, you can smell the salt air. But who knows how much longer it will take? ABC News 4 is Working...Read more

5/12/22

On June 6, 2022, Republic Services will begin collecting curbside recyclables throughout Charleston County. The county-wide change includes expanding collection days from four days a week to five days. Only specific areas will be impacted by the schedule change. Recycling collection on the Isle...Read more

5/10/22

The City is reopening the application process and accepting applications to fill the hospitality seats in the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee. The unexpired term ends on December 31, 2022.

The ...Read more

5/3/22

Construction has started on portions of the City's Phase 3 Drainage Project in the areas of 30th Avenue, Forest Trail and Waterway Boulevard.

The project will provide a much-needed improvement to the flow of storm water out of the area, while also slowing tidal water from entering the...Read more

4/29/22

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, City Council approved the first reading of the proposed FY23 budget beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023. The proposed budget dos not include a property...Read more

4/11/22

In an effort to increase safety in residential areas, the City has requested the South Carolina Department of Transportation to reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on all secondary roads located within the City of Isle of Palms, with the exception of Palm Boulevard, which is posted at 30 mph, and...Read more

3/29/22

The City is accepting applications to fill several vacancies for unexpired term in the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee. The unexpired term ends on December 31, 2022.

The Accommodations Tax...Read more

3/15/22
Satellite Voting Units for In-Person Absentee Voting at IOP

The City of Isle of Palms will hold a nonpartisan Special Election to fill the unexpired term of one (1) seat for the office of City Council Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

Isle of Palms voters will be able to cast their ballot in...Read more

3/4/22
March 4, 2022

The City of Isle of Palms has named Craig Oliverius to lead the Isle of Palms Fire Department. City Council unanimously approved a recommendation from City Administrator Fragoso to appoint Oliverius, Deputy Chief of the Mount Pleasant Fire Department, as the new Fire Chief...Read more

2/25/22

This year, the City of Isle of Palms launched a Beach Wheelchair Program to offer daily use of beach wheelchairs for residents and visitors at no charge. Use of a beach wheelchair is on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations are taken.

Beach wheelchairs are available from 8:00...Read more

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