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Below please find useful links and information pertaining 
to services in Sullivan’s Island and County Information 
(Department of Motor Vehicles, postal offices, public 
libraries, voting, and general County information). 

Sullivan’s Island Government

Form of Government: Mayor-Council (4 year terms)
Current Mayor: Carl J. Smith (term expires 5/09)
Type of Election: Non-Partisan
Next Election Date: May of 2009
Regular Council Meetings are held: Third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm
County: Charleston

Sullivan’s Island Contact Information
Sullivan’s Island Town Hall:
1610 Middle Street
P.O. Box 427
Sullivan’s Island , SC 29482
Phone: (843) 883-3198
Fax: (843) 883-3009
Website: http://www.sullivansisland-sc.com/ 

Building Permits & Licensing: (843) 883-5732 
or (843) 883-5727

Municipal Court: (843) 883-5734

Water and Sewer Department: (843) 883-5733

Police Department: (843) 883-3239 (non-emergency)

General County and State Informational Websites

Charleston County Government 

Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau 

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce 

South Carolina Government 

South Carolina Department of Public Safety 

Fast Facts about South Carolina 

In order to vote in the next election, you must register 
with your Charleston County thirty days prior to an election. 
You will need to bring proof of residency when you apply. 
Please visit www.scvotes.org for additional information 
or call (843)-744-8683. Another option is for you to 
register at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Department of Motor Vehicles
If you are new to South Carolina and establish permanent 
residence here, you must apply for a South Carolina driver 
license. If you own any vehicles they must also be registered 
in our state.

If you have a valid driver’s license issued by the state 
from which you moved, you can use it for 90 days, after 
which time you must surrender it and obtain a South Carolina 
driver license. You have 45 days to transfer your out of 
state vehicle registration to South Carolina. 

For title, registration fees and information on what form 
of identifications you will need, please visit South Carolina’s 
Department of Motor Vehicles website at: 

The closest DMV to Sullivan’s Island is located off 
of the Isle of Palms Connector at:
1189 Iron Bridge Road, Suite 500
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

If you are traveling from Sullivan’s Island, take a right 
on Rifle Range Road. Continue on Rifle Range Road through 
the two traffic circles until you reach the Isle of Palms
Connector/SC-517/Clyde Moultrie Dangerfield Highway. Take 
a left on the Connector. Then take a right onto Iron 
Bridge Road. The DMV is located in the building to your 
left. You will have to go through security to access the 
building. (The DMV is located across the Hampton Inn)

Libraries in and near Sullivan’s Island

1921 I’On Avenue
Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

1133 Mathis Ferry Road
Mount Pleasant , SC 29464

430 Whilden Street
Mount Pleasant , SC 29464

Charleston County has numerous other branches.Please call or 
visit their website for locations and hours:

Charleston County Public Library: 
http://www.ccpl.org/  or 843-805-6801

U.S. Postal Service

2061 Middle Street
Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

For additional locations, please visit: