Planning and Zoning

Online Services

The Town of Kiawah Island’s enhanced software provides online service abilities to better accommodate customer service requests including permits, business licenses, inspections, contractor registrations and planning and zoning applications.

  • Apply for Zoning Permits
  • Apply for Site Plan Review
  • Submit Board of Zoning Appeal Applications
  • Submit for Subdivision Review
  • Submit Comprehensive Plan Amendments
  • Submit Zoning Text and Zoning Map Amendments
  • Electronic plan reviews with status updates
Access Online Services 


Please contact John Taylor, Jr. at or 843-768-9979 to schedule a pre-application meeting prior to submitting development applications for Board of Zoning Appeals, Site Plan Review, Subdivision Request, or Comprehensive Plan or Zoning Amendments.

If you have any problems accessing the site, please contact Sharon Johnson at 843-768-9166 or

Contact Information

Planning Department

Kiawah Island Municipal Center
4475 Betsy Kerrison Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
843- 768-4764 (Fax)

John W. Taylor, Jr. – Planning Director