Public Works


The Isle of Palms Public Works Department is located at 1303 Palm Boulevard and is responsible for the collection of garbage, yard debris, beach maintenance, street signs, ditch maintenance and overall right-of-way grooming of public property.

Read Public Works Committee meeting minutes and Public Works Department monthly reports.

Contact Information

1303 Palm Boulevard
Post Office Drawer 508
Isle of Palms, South Carolina 29451
(843) 886-8956
(843) 886-5762 Fax

Public Works Director

Donnie Pitts |

Public Works Assistant Director 

Robert Asero |


RecyclingCharleston County Recycling843-720-7111
Water and SewerIsle of Palms Water and Sewer Commission843-886-6148
Liquid Paint DisposalCharleston County Recycling843-720-7111
Street Sweeping Isle of Palms Public Works 843-886-8956
Pot HolesSC Dept of Transportation843-740-1655

Dominion Energy-Street Lights Out

To report Dominion Energy street lights out in your neighborhood call 1-800-251-7234, option 4. Be prepared to give the address of the location and the Dominion Energy pole number.

Mosquito Abatement

Any Charleston County resident who is troubled by mosquitoes may contact the Charleston County Mosquito Control Division by calling (843) 202-7880. An inspector will respond to your request and seek out the cause of the problem.

Storm Water Ordinances

Ordinance 2007-14 (4 MB)
Ordinance 2007-15 (2 MB)
Ordinance 2007-16 (9 MB)
Ordinance 2007-17 (395 KB)

Please be advised that it is a violation of the City of Isle of Palms Code of Ordinances to dispose of waste or yard debris in ditches, culverts, and/or waterways. Click here for more information.

Disposing of waste and yard debris in the storm water system can prevent water from flowing efficiently through it. This can result in flooding, excessive or uneven wear on the storm water system, and potential harm to the environment. Please do your part to help the City keep it's drainage system functioning well by disposing of waste and yard debris properly.

Drainage System Maps

Breach Inlet - 6th Avenue

6th Avenue - 10th Avenue

10th Avenue - 21st Avenue

21st Avenue - 27th Avenue

27th Avenue - 34th Avenue

33rd Avenue - 41st Avenue

41st Avenue - 49th Avenue

IOP Marina, Morgan Place, Waterway Island

43rd Avenue - 52nd Avenue

52nd Avenue - 57th Avenue

Wild Dunes 1

Wild Dunes 2

Wild Dunes 3


The Adopt-a-Drain program allows local residents and organizations to “adopt” storm drains to help protect nearby drains from unwanted debris, pollutants or blockages.

This program helps to ensure neighborhood drainage systems work as efficiently as possible by keeping the surface of drains clear of leaves and litter debris blockages, which simultaneously protects water quality

Learn more at