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A Belgian malinois named "Kelly" is Myrtle Beach's newest  four-footed police officer, and that's the topic of  our Photos of the Week


Corner Icon Garage Sale!  From castoff to collectible and odd to ordinary, you'll find it at South Carolina's Largest Garage Sale

The big sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  Vendor registration will begin at a later date. 


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.  


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Orange Box  J. R. Martinez is Grand Marshal...  Myrtle Beach celebrates Military Appreciation Days during the month of May with a full schedule of events.  Army veteran J. R. Martinez is Grand Marshal for our parade on Saturday, May 16, which also is Armed Forces Day.  Martinez was severely wounded during a tour of duty in Iraq in 2003.  His recovery took 34 months, but today he is a successful actor, author, motivational speaker and winner of Dancing with the Stars.  You'll have a chance to meet J. R. Martinez at the Family Picnic.  For more information about activities in May, visit www.militaryappreciationdays.com

 

Orange Box  Business license renewals and changes...  Business license renewal forms are due back by June 1, although renewals postmarked by June 30 will not be considered late.  Renewals received after July 1 will face a five percent penalty.  New this year, every residential property owner who rents a property inside the city, either short-term or long-term, is required to have a Myrtle Beach business license.  The change, approved last year, removes the exemption for owners who rent a single property. 

 

Orange Box  Bikefest traffic and safety improvements...  Myrtle Beach is implementing new safety and traffic management plans for the Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Bikefest, including a traffic loop, from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., to keep vehicles flowing.  Details and a map of the loop are available, along with the Police Dept.'s Memorial Day Weekend plan as of March.

 

Orange Box  Visit Myrtle's Market...  The farmers' market has reopened for the spring!  Come find fresh, local vegetables and fruits, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  Myrtle's Market is at the corner of Oak Street and Mr. Joe White Avenue.  Call 918-4906 for more information.

 

Orange Box  Beach rules prohibit tents... Myrtle Beach restricts the use of tents and other shading devices, except umbrellas, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Umbrellas up to seven-and-a-half feet in diameter are allowed during those summer months.  From the day after Labor Day until Memorial Day, tents up to 12-by-12 feet and less than nine feet tall may be used behind the umbrella line and 10 feet apart.  Visit our Tent Rules page for a printable hand-out. 

 

Orange Box  Fourth Avenue North Deepwater Ocean Outfall...  Work is underway on a new deepwater ocean outfall at Fourth Avenue North.  Completion is scheduled for November 2015 on this $10.4 million project that will carry rainwater more than 1,000 feet off shore.  A print-on-demand brochure with details about the project and timeline is available.

 

Orange Box  Parking meters in effect...  Parking meters and pay stations are in place from March 1 through October 30 in the commercial areas east of Kings Parking meterHighway.  See our Parking Meter page for more information.  If you have a valid handicapped hang tag or license plate, or a Purple Heart or Disabled American Veterans (DAV) license plate, you may park free at any public meter in South Carolina.  (This exemption does not apply to private meters or pay stations.) 

 

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  Police records and statistics...  The Police Department's Police-to-Citizen (P2C) site provides incident reports, arrest records,P2C graphic and link accident reports, crime 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 the Photos of the Week for snapshots of city activities.  You'll also find information about flood protection and hurricane preparations

 

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.

 

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.

   
         
             
 

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