Town of Kiawah Government
What are the office hours for Town Hall?
8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday
When are Town Council meetings held?
Town Council meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month.
See full list of Town meeting schedules
What is a CAFR and what does it tell me?
A CAFR is a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report that gives a detailed explanation of what financially happened for that year. You may view the Town’s annual CAFR reports on the Finance Departments page or in the Archives.
What revenue does the Town receive to provide for operation of the Town?
The Town’s main revenue comes from Business License, Building Permits, Local Option Sales Tax, Accommodation Taxes, Franchise Fees, and Hospitality Tax to name a few.
Do I as an owner pay property taxes to the Town?
No, the property taxes you pay to Charleston County do not include any taxes for the Town. The Town does not impose ad valorem tax.
When is the town’s year end?
June 30 of each year
How do I join the Town’s Code Red emergency alert system?
How do I submit a Freedom of Information request?
Using the form on the FOIA page, specify the information you want to attain and any other information requested by the form. The form requesting the information shall be emailed, mailed by regular mail, or delivered to the Town Clerk.
The due date for verification of the request is 15 days from the date requested, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. Once the request is verified, the Town will determine an estimate as to the cost to research and copy the requested information.
A request under Freedom of Information will be sent to the Town Attorney or Town Administrator for verification and before final completion to ensure it is in compliance with all aspects of the Freedom of Information Act.
How can I inquire about Board/Committee vacancies?
Contact the Town Clerk at 843-768-9166 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of any vacancies.
What holidays does the Town of Kiawah Island observe?
New Year’s Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Who do I contact with a general accounts payable question?
Finance Clerk at 843-768-5109 or Dorota Szubert (Treasurer) at 843-768-5104
How long does it take for in invoice to be processed?
It usually takes about two weeks after an invoice is received by the Finance Department to be completed and payment mailed to the vendor.
Can an invoice be processed as a walk in customer?
No, there is a process in place and checks are ordered through and mailed from the bank.
What types of payments are payable to the court?
Money orders, cashiers checks, cash or credit card payments are acceptable forms of payment.
Where are court payments mailed if I will not be attending court?
Court payments are payable to The Town of Kiawah Island and mailed to 21 Beachwalker Drive, Kiawah Island, SC 29455.
Where is Court Chambers located on Kiawah Island?
Municipal Court Chambers are located at the Kiawah Island Town Hall at 21 Beachwalker Drive. The Court Chambers are directly behind The Visitor Center in the center of the building.