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.

Proposed Historic Neighborhood Preservation Overlay District

Beginning March 23, 2021 contractors and sub-contractors for all new residential and commercial projects, additions, and equipment servicing the structures

The updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the Town of Hilton Head Island will become effective for flood insurance rating on March 23, 2021. In conjunction with the map adoption, the Town has updated the Land Management Ordinance (LMO) Section 16-10-102.C Rules of Measurement for Height and Municipal Code Chapter 15-9 Flood Damage Controls.
View the key points and details of the updates

COVID-19 Job-Site Safety Tools & Information

Submit Building and Development Permits and Applications Online

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.