Island Laws

It’s important to be aware of the laws on the islands. They have been put in place for the protection of residents and visitors and help to insure that these towns remain safe, comfortable, and enjoyable places to visit. If you have any questions or concerns, please visit the town websites at or Further contact information is listed below:

Isle of Palms Town Hall

1207 Palm Boulevard
Isle of Palms, SC 29451

Isle of Palms Police Department

Chief Buckhannon:

Isle of Palms Liveability Officer

Call the Liveability Hotline at 843-886-8282 when you have community concerns about noise, litter, handbills, roll-out carts, property standards, business licenses, rentals, fireworks or animals.

DO NOT CALL if you have an emergency or a crime is in progress. Call 911 immediately. If you need police assistance regarding a crime that has already occurred, call the non-emergency police line at 843-886-6522.
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Sullivan’s Island Town Hall

1610 Middle Street
Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

Sullivan’s Island Police Department

Police dispatcher: (843)883-3931
Non-emergency telephone: (843)883-9636
Chief Dan Howard:

Dogs – Sullivans Island

When dogs are allowed on the Sullivan’s Island beach Winter hours October 1st – April 30th Off-leash: 5AM-Noon On-leash: Noon-5AM Summer hours May 1 – September 31 Off-leash: 5am – 10am On-leash: 6pm – 5am No dogs: 10am – 6pm Dog Permit Fees: $ 25.00/dog (resident) $ 35.00/dog (non-resident) $2.00/permit discount available if proof of …

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