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Beach Fires

Beach fires are allowed with the application and approval from Town Hall and the Fire Department. In order to apply for a beach fire permit please note the following:

  • Applications must be done in person by the permit holder at Town Hall between 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Applications are not accepted via fax, email, mail, or via a third party.    
  • Applications must be approved no less than 24 hours and no more than 2 weeks in advance.
  • Fires are not allowed during most holiday weekends and are subject to cancellation at any time.
  • Permit holds must call the fire department (843-883-9944) the day of their scheduled fire for final verification.
  • Permit holders must be over 21 with ID for verification and must be present the entirety of the fire.
  • A check is required for a security deposit for all fires. Cash, cashier’s checks, and cards are not accepted for the deposit.
  • The permit fee can be paid with a separate check, cash, or card. All fees are non-refundable and non-negotiable.
  • The fee for non-residents is $100 with a $500 check deposit. For residents of Sullivan’s Island (must have ID for verification) the fee is $25 with a $250 check deposit.
  • All events on the beach must comply with all Town Ordinances and beach rules and regulations, including alcohol, glass, parking, noise, etc. 
  • Failure to follow all rules and regulations may result in applicant or any other person in the party receiving a citation, fine, and/or forfeiture of deposit.

For a full list of rules and regulations, date availability, and other questions, call the front desk at 843-883-3198 or email frontdesk@sullivansisland.sc.gov.

New Beach Fire Rules- Effective October 1, 2024

The rules and policies listed below will take effect at the beginning of the next fire season.

  • Beach fires may only be held from October 1 - April 30.
  • Applications will only be accepted on the Monday of each week.
  • Fires may only be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.
  • Only 2 fires will be permitted per evening.
  • You may have a fire at one of three permitted locations: Station 22, Station 25 or Station 30.
  • The fee for non-residents is $300 with a $500 check deposit. For residents of Sullivan’s Island (must have ID for verification) the fee is $150 with a $250 check deposit.

If you have any questions regarding the new beach fire rules please email Bridget Welch at  bwelch@sullivansisland.sc.gov. Any other questions call front desk at 843-883-3198 or email at frontdesk@sullivansisland.sc.gov.