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Upcoming Meetings for May 11-15, 2020

On May 8, 2020 in Weekly Update

The following meetings will take place virtually and will be broadcast on the Horry County Government website as well as the Government Access Channel (Spectrum/Time Warner channel 1301 or Horry Telephone Cooperative Channel 14).

Click to watch the video remotely


Zoning Board of Appeals

Monday, May 11, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

Click here to view and download the agenda or here for the packet.

Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide public comment via telephone on the items having public hearing. You must sign up in advance to speak on public hearing by noon on Monday, May 7, 2020. You can sign up by calling Nancy Tindall in the Planning & Zoning Office at 843-915-7893 or emailing You can also provide written comments to be provided to each member of the Planning Commission at the same email,


Emergency Meeting of County Council

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

County Council will be meeting for the purpose of discussing the County's ongoing response to COVID-19 and our current state of emergency.


Welcome Back Committee

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 10:00 a.m.


The following meeting will be held in-person and will not be broadcast.


Voter's Registration & Election Commission

Friday, May 14, 2020, 10 a.m.

Click here to view and download the agenda.


Horry County COVID19 Update

Horry County Government offices remain closed to the public for the week of May 11, 2020, excluding all airports. Limited court functions will continue. In addition, all state offices in County facilities will remain open, as directed by the Governor. 

We strongly urge the public to handle business online where possible. We understand that there are crucial transactions that must take place and are not available online. The public is asked to call those departments directly for information and coordination.

Court for Horry County Magistrate Court and Circuit Court is canceled the week of May 11. Jurors should not report to the courthouse next week. 

Horry County Central Traffic Court is canceled indefinitely due to COVID-19 . Notices regarding rescheduling will be mailed out when court resumes. The office staff is still available by phone (843-915-5070) for any further information.

The Horry County Emergency phone bank will close at 5 p.m. today and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020.