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Blue Box  Photos of the Week...

The City of Myrtle Beach celebrated Arbor Day by planting a new Freedom Tree at Chapin Memorial Library in honor of Lt. Col. Anthony Shine, who was MIA in Vietnam for 24 years, and  that's the topic of our Photos of the Week.


Corner Icon Facebook page...  The City of Myrtle Beach has an official Facebook page for up-to-the-minute information about city services, events, programs and activities.  Please check it out!   


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The IVR Customer Portal allows a one-time payment without having to create a user account.  Or call 844-571-2888 and use our free pay-by-phone feature, available 24-hours a day.  See our Payments and Utilities pages for more options. 


Corner Icon City Zoning Code...  Developed during more than 100 public meetings, Myrtle Beach's new Zoning Code took effect in late 2014.  The new Zoning Map is available, on-line, too.  It's 40 megabytes.  


Corner Icon Golf cart laws...  South CarolinaGolf Cart Graphic regulates how golf carts may be driven on the public streets.  The complete list of golf cart requirements is available.  Among other things, the cart needs a D.M.V. permit and liability insurance. 


Blue Box  Have a request or question about city services?   Submit it through our Customer Service Portal.


Blue Box  Backflow testing... Here's a list of Certified Backflow Testers


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Orange Box  MyBeach 101 applications...  Myrtle Beach's citizens' academy, MyBeach 101, is accepting applications for its third session.  This free, eight-week program is similar to the Citizens Police Academy, but focuses on general government services.  MyBeach 101 meets Thursday evenings beginning February 1, 2018.  Class members must complete at least six of eight classes to graduate.  The MyBeach 101 Application is available on line, with the class limited to 25 participants.  Applicants must be city residents.  The application deadline is Thursday, January 18, 2018.

 

Orange Box  Senior Newsletter issue...  The winter issue of Senior News, a city publication designed especially for a senior audience, is available now.  The quarterly newsletter is produced by the City of Myrtle Beach's Seniors Advisory Committee.  Check it out for city news and other useful information for area seniors, and perhaps any age! 

 

Orange Box  Citizens Police Academy...  Applications are being accepted through December 11 for the 35th session of the Citizens Police Academy, which begins in January.  This 10-week class meets Mondays at 7:00 p.m. and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Myrtle Beach Police Department. You must be an Horry County resident and 21 or older.  A valid driver's license, a background check and a driver's history are required.  Applications are available at the law enforcement centers and on the Citizens Police Academy page.  Call 843-918-1803 for more information.

 

Orange Box  Controlling coyotes in urban areas...  Myrtle Beach is an urban area, but we still have wildlife all around us.  Residents have reported coyotes in or near their neighborhoods.  To address the issue of nuisance wildlife, the city has created a publication called, “Controlling Coyotes in Urban Areas.”  It’s available in two print-on-demand formats.  The first is a standard tri-fold brochure, while the other is a two-page flyer(Note:  When printing, be sure to set “page scaling” to “none.”  Both documents are designed to be printed at full size.) 

 

Orange Box  Golf cart laws...  South Carolina regulates how golf carts may be driven on the public streets.  The complete list of golf cart requirements is available.  Among other things, the cart needs a permit from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, as well as liability insurance.  Only licensed drivers, age 16 and older, can drive golf carts on public streets and only during daylight hours. 

 

Orange Box  City seeks stormwater grants...  The City of Myrtle Beach is submitting two stormwater improvement disaster recovery grant applications in response to Hurricanes Joaquin/Matthew.  The grants would require a 25-percent local match.  Visit www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/drprojects.pdf for application information.

 

Orange Box  Smile!  You're on camera...  Myrtle Beach operates 800 surveillance cameras on Ocean Boulevard and elsewhere for your protection.  They monitor major intersections, parks and city facilities.  Remember to lock your vehicle and do not leave valuables visible inside.  The city's curfew for juveniles begins at 12:00 a.m.  Young people age 17 and under may not be out in public between 12:00 and 6:00 a.m., with limited exceptions. By the way, the possession and use of fireworks is illegal inside the city limits.  Please enjoy one of our professional fireworks shows.

  

Orange Box  Beach Safety Brochure...  A brochure featuring beach safety tips and local laws is available on-line to enhance your enjoyment of Myrtle Beach!  View the brochure on your computer or smart phone, or print a hard copy for future reference.  When printing, be sure to use "actual size" so that the brochure folds properly. 

 

Orange Box  Seasonal hours...  Dogs and bicycles are allowed on the beach before 10:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. from May 1 through Labor Day.  Dogs and bicycles are allowed on the boardwalk only between 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. from May 1 through Labor Day.  At all times, dogs must be on a leash and you must pick up and properly dispose of droppings.

 

Orange Box  Parking decal registration...  An on-line registration system is available for the in-city parking decals.  Visit www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/decal.html to get started.  The parking decals are for personal vehicles registered inside the city and on which city property taxes have been paid.  City Council also has approved an annual non-resident parking placard, available for $100 per year, that will allow parking at many publicly metered spaces.  Parking meters and pay stations are in effect from March 1 through October 31 in commercial areas east of Kings Highway.  See our Parking Meter page for more information. 

 

Orange Box  Police records and statistics...  The Police Department's Police-to-Citizen (P2C) site provides incident reports, arrest records, accident reports, crimeP2C graphic and link statistics and more.  Visit the site to learn more about Myrtle Beach police and local law enforcement results.

Orange Box  More city news...  Visit the Friday Fax for this week's news, agendas and more.  Or, add your name to our list by sending us your e-mail address.  Check out Photos of the Week for snapshots of city activities.  You'll also find information about flood protection and hurricane preparations, as well as the 2016 EEOP Utilization Report

 

Orange Box  To learn more about Myrtle Beach, contact the Public Information Office at info@cityofmyrtlebeach.com or call 843-918-1014.  Our Frequently Asked Questions and Events pages also may be helpful.

 

Privacy Policy:  The City of Myrtle Beach follows the requirements of state and federal law, including the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, regarding the availability of public information and the protection of private or personal information.  Contact the Public Information Office at 843-918-1014 or info@cityofmyrtlebeach.com with questions. 

 

ADA Notice:  The City of Myrtle Beach will not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. The city will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy its programs, services, and activities.  Call 843-918-1114 for more information. 

 

Title VI Plan:  It is the policy of the City of Myrtle Beach to comply with all federal and state authorities requiring non-discrimination, including but not limited to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The City of Myrtle Beach does not and will not exclude from participation, deny benefits or subject to discrimination anyone on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or income.  Call 843-918-1114 for more information.

   
         
             
 

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