Community Development

The Community Development Department works on behalf of the people of Hilton Head Island to plan for the future and to carry out the development policies and objectives set by the Mayor, the Town Council and various municipal boards and agencies.

Due to the widespread damage caused by Hurricane Matthew, the Community Development Department is currently only accepting applications related to emergency repair work as a result of the storm.

Town staff will reconsider this determination after 30 days (or sooner if staff resources are no longer being utilized in areas related to hurricane damage).

The Town of Hilton Head Island Community Developent Department is dedicated to providing citizens with courteous, efficient customer service. Our offices are in Building C of the Government Center located at One Town Center Court.

Contact the Community Development Information Center email icon at 843-341-4757.

Town of Hilton Head Island will be extending business hours for emergency business license and emergency permitting until Friday, October 28, 2016.

Hours:  8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday (October 24-28, 2016)

Community Development Fax Numbers:

  • 1st Floor: 843-842-8587
  • 2nd Floor: 843-842-8908