June 22, 2021
Summer is Here | Review the Rules
As we head into the July 4th weekend, be mindful of the public safety guidelines and ordinances that are in place for your protection.
- No open fires or fireworks.
- Never feed, harass, or approach alligators. Never swim or allow pets to swim in any of the island ponds and stay away from pond edges. Alligators may be present.
- No clothing or towels are allowed to be draped over deck railings.
- Bicycles must be stored overnight in an appropriate location that is not visible from the street.
- Parking on the grass or landscaped areas is prohibited. Overnight parking must be off street.
- No glass, drones, metal shovels, plastic carryout bags, plastic straws, Styrofoam, or balloons allowed.
- Stay off the dunes and use public walkovers.
- Fill in holes dug in the sand before you leave the beach.
- No overnight storage of beach equipment.
- May – October all outdoor lighting visible from the beachfront should be turned off from 9 p.m. to dawn.
- Never approach sea turtles, hatchlings, or nests.
- March 16 – October 31, dogs must be on a leash at all times even in the water from the western boundary of the Critical Habitat Area (near Beachwalker County Park) to the eastern boundary of the Beach Club. View map
Ordinances apply to property owners and visitors, and Code Enforcement officers could ticket anyone found in violation.If you see violations in progress, report them immediately so officers can take the appropriate corrective action. Call or text Beach Patrol at 843-518-2880. Report off-beach violations to the 24-hour hotline 843-259-2137 or through the online submittal form.