Golf Cart and Low Speed Vehicle Use

Golf Cart Laws

Golf carts must display valid SC Department of Motor Vehicles and Town of Pawleys Island stickers. The Town of Pawleys Island sticker can be obtained at Town Hall by completing the Town’s golf cart permit or you can access them click here to apply.

The address on the registration must be within 2 miles of the town limits located on the North or South Causeway. The driver of a golf cart must be at least 16 years old and be in possession of a driver’s license, the SCDMV registration certificate, and proof of liability insurance. Golf carts may not be operated at night. Golf carts cannot be driven in the rain or at any other time that visibility is limited. All drivers of golf carts are required to read the Town of Pawleys Island laws related to golf carts. The golf cart laws can be found in the Town’s Ordinances, which are on this Website. 

Town Council recently voted to change the fee of golf cart permits from $10 to $25 effective 2-14-2023. That ordinance can be viewed by following this link: ORDINANCE 2023-02

Please call 843-237-1698 for information regarding the Town’s golf cart permits.

Low Speed Vehicles

The operation of low speed vehicles on all primary and secondary roads within the town is prohibited. Additional questions can be answered by calling Pawleys Island Town Hall, 843-237-1698.

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