Press Release Regarding Special Event Permits

Posted on: August 11th, 2020 by nard

Please click here for the press release.

Special BZA Meeting August 12, 2020

Posted on: August 6th, 2020 by mmillwood

Due to a lack of quorum for the regular BZA meeting on August 5th, a special BZA meeting will be held on August 12th.  The agenda for the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meeting for August 12, 2020 is now available.  Please contact the Planning & Community Development Department with questions or concerns at 843-545-4016.  Teleconference call-in info is below:

Special Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Meeting 8/12/20

*Due to health concerns regarding COVID-19, the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) will be conducting our meetings via teleconference. If you would like to give input concerning the item(s) listed on the agenda for Public Hearing, you can email or call 843-545-4090 to leave a voice message.  If leaving a voice message, please speak clearly and identify yourself by stating your name, address, phone number, and the reason for your input at the BZA meeting.

Wed, August 12, 2020 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (EDT)

You can dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 749-387-821

ARB On-Site Meeting 8/12/20

Posted on: August 5th, 2020 by mmillwood

The Architectural Review Board (ARB) will hold a special on-site meeting at 916/918 Front Street, Georgetown, SC, on August 12, 2020 at 10:00 am.  This on-site meeting is to consider the removal of the block wall and installation of a new brick wall at this location.  If you have any questions, please call us at the Planning & Community Development Department at 843-545-4010.

U.S. Census 2020 Response

Posted on: August 5th, 2020 by sabed

The City of Georgetown has partnered with the U.S. Census Bureau to help citizens respond to the 2020 Census questionnaire.  We need to make sure that our community is accurately counted and represented.  There are three ways to respond; Online, By Phone, or By Mail.  Please click on the following downloads for more information on the 2020 Census and how your response helps funding many important programs in the City of Georgetown.

July 29 Newsletter

July 9 Newsletter

July 1 Newsletter

June 11 Newsletter


City of Georgetown Flier

Ways to Respond Flier

Census 101 Handout

50 Ways Census Data is Used

Virtual Weekend Info

For further information on the 2020 Census, please visit the Official Census Website at and click on RESPOND or call 844-330-2020.


Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for City of Georgetown

Posted on: August 3rd, 2020 by mmillwood

The revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS),  dated September 12, 2019, will soon (8/26/20) be in the official 90-day appeals period.  This means that any interested party who wishes to appeal should present scientific or technical data that tend to negate or contradict FEMA’s findings and send it to the following address:

Maria Cox Lamm, CFM

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Flood Mitigation Program

1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Please click here for the official notice from FEMA or if you have further questions, please call Matt at the City of Georgetown Building & Planning Department at 843-545-4016.

Tropical Storm Isaias

Posted on: August 3rd, 2020 by nard

Please follow this link for the press release.

Sand Bags Available

Posted on: August 1st, 2020 by nard

Sand, sand bags and shovels are now available at the old City Hall site at 120 N Fraser St. Filling the bags is self serve only. There will be no City employees onsite because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coastal Small Town

Posted on: July 15th, 2020 by gdavis

Georgetown, SC is featured in USA Today’s 2020 Best Coastal Small Town reader’s poll.

Mask Ordinance Sign

Posted on: July 9th, 2020 by gdavis

Please read for Mask Ordinance Sign for businesses.

2020.07.09 COVID-19 Mask Required Sign
2020.07.09 COVID-19 Mask Required Sign
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Extension of State of Emergency

Posted on: July 8th, 2020 by nard

Please click here for the Proclamation.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!