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.

The Town of Hilton Head Island Community Development 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.

Community Development Fax Numbers:

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

****Public Notice***
Attention Contractors and Design Professionals

Effective June 1, 2017, the State of South Carolina adopted the 2017 ANSI A117.1 Standard for Accessibility.

As such, all commercial building permits and plan submittals shall comply with the 2017 ANSI A117.1 Standard for Accessibility.

For Commercial Building Permits, when plans are required, please submit 2 hard copies and 1 digital copy. The digital copy can be submitted via email to CDIC@hiltonheadislandsc.govemail icon, either as a pdf attachment if the file size is 10MB or less, or with a link to a dropbox. This will be mandatory as of December 1st.