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Upcoming Meetings & Updates for the Week of August 1, 2022

On July 29, 2022 in County News

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, August 4, 2022, 5:30 p.m.

Planning Commission

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.

The meetings of County Council, Council Committees, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Planning Commission are also broadcast on the Horry County Government website, and the Government Access Television Channel (Spectrum/Time Warner channel 1301 or Horry Telephone Cooperative Channel 14).

Upcoming Software Upgrades for the Assessor's Office 

The Horry County IT/GIS Department, in partnership with our outside provider, will be making upgrades to the County's computer assisted mass appraisal software. Among other functions, this program is the County's automated system for maintaining property data.

The upgrades will begin on August 1, 2022 and for the next 30 to 45 business days, users could experience delays on our GIS and Land Records applications, particularly with regard to ownership information. The Assessor's Office will have access to the updated information, but there could be a lag in the information syncing with the public facing programs. 

The majority of our community will not notice any difference while these updates are being made. Our offices are working closely with customers that frequently access this information, such as real estate appraisers and closing attorneys, to provide them with assistance while these upgrades are underway. 

As with any such process, we are prepared for the possibility for additional testing and system adjustments and ask for your patience. If you have questions about a property in our system, email

Horry County Legislative Delegation Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions

The Horry County Legislative Delegation is currently seeking applicants for the following boards/commissions that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Horry County 
  • Horry County Disabilities & Special Needs
  • Waccamaw Center for Mental Health Governing Board 

Individuals interested in serving should call the Horry County Legislative Delegation office at (843) 915-5130 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or email at

The deadline for receiving applications is August 5, 2022.

´╗┐Any applicants that have applied in 2022 for the above boards/commissions will still be considered and do not need to re-apply.

Upcoming Road Closures & Construction Updates

Motorists in all road construction areas should use caution, stay alert for crews working in the area, and pay attention to all signs and traffic control devices.

Upcoming Road Closures & Detours: Postal Way Extension

Weather permitting, intermittent road closures and detours are expected to continue at the intersection of Renee Drive and Carolina Commercial Drive. These closures will allow crews to install the required drainage structures and realign the intersection. We urge drivers in the area to slow down, pay attention to all road signs, and drive cautiously to keep our crews safe.

These closures will continue through the remainder of the Postal Way Extension road construction project. The project is a part of the RIDE III Program US Highway 501 Corridor Improvements. The project includes the extension of Postal Way easterly to Waccamaw Pines Drive with the installation of intersection improvements and sidewalks.

Visit our website to learn more about the RIDE III program. For status updates on all of our current RIDE III projects, check out the online dashboard.

Visit our website to learn more about the RIDE III program. For status updates on all of our current RIDE III projects, check out the online dashboard.

Partial Road Closure on Industrial Park Road

A portion of Industrial Park Road in Conway, between Harris Shortcut Road and the curved section of Industrial Park Road in front of the Horry County Animal Care Center, will be closed to all traffic except construction traffic.

Find more about Horry County meetings and events on our website.