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COVID-19 UPDATE (5-1-2020)

COVID-19 UPDATE

The Town’s beaches reopened today. The Pawleys Island Police Department will be actively patrolling the beach to ensure all beach goers adhere to the current social distancing guidelines.

The south end lot and First Street beach access reopened today

The Town’s prohibition on short term rentals will end on Friday, May 8.

Town Hall remains closed to the public until further notice. Although these facilities are closed, the work of the town continues uninterrupted through the COVID-19 response. Please continue to contact town staff as normal for your business needs.

We encourage all citizens to delay all nonessential business and walk-in customer service. We will not issue golf cart permits or beach fire permits during this time.

Police and fire services continue to operate normally. Call 911 if you have an emergency.

Parking and Court tickets can be paid by mail to 323 Myrtle Avenue, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

Municipal Court will be rescheduled for a later date.

Those seeking permits from the Building office may print permit application forms online at http://www.georgetowncountysc.org/building/. Completed applications and scanned copies of plans may be emailed to bldpermits@gtcounty.org. Credit card payments can be made by calling the Building Department at (843) 545-3116. Check payments can be mailed to Georgetown County Building Department, P.O. Drawer 421270, Georgetown, SC, 29442.  For assistance, or if you are unable to access our permits online, please contact the Building Department at (843) 545-3116.

Those seeking permits from the Planning and Zoning Department may print permit application forms online at http://www.georgetowncountysc.org/Planning/. Completed applications and scanned copies of attachments may be emailed to plncomm@gtcounty.org. Credit card payments can be made by calling the Building Department at (843) 545-3116.  Check payments and hard copies can be mailed to Georgetown County Planning Department, P.O. Drawer 421270, Georgetown, SC, 29442. For assistance, or if you are unable to access our applications online, please contact the Planning Department at 843-545-3158 or the Zoning Department at 843-545-3602.

Past town council meetings held during the COVID-19 pandemic can be viewed through the links below.

4-30-2020 Special Council Meeting
4-27-2020 Emergency Council Meeting
4-21-2020 Emergency Council Meeting
4-13-2020 Regular Town Council Meeting

Questions regarding Town Council can be sent to Diane Allen at dallen@townofpi.com or 843-237-1698.

Today, Governor McMaster announced the following changes to his previous executive orders:

  • Outside dining will be allowed beginning May 4, 2020.
  • Travel restrictions for previously identified hotspots have been lifted.
  • Home or Work Order will be lifted on May 4, 2020

The Town advises the public to take precautions issued by SCDHEC, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization.

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