Legal Division

The Town of Hilton Head Island's Legal Division provides legal counsel, advice, and services to the Town Manager and all other Town officers and staff according to State and Federal regulations and the Municipal Code; provides legal services to other public officials, Boards and Commissions of the Town of Hilton Head Island; provides customer service by fairly and equitably interpreting, researching, reviewing, and enforcing the Municipal Codes to the benefit of the Town's citizens and visitors; acts as a liaison for local, state, and national media on behalf of the Town. Other legal services include the following: preparing contracts and conducting contract negotiations; ensuring contractual compliance of franchises; reviewing and drafting ordinances, resolutions, legislative correspondence, and other legal documents; interpreting code enforcement issues; responding to citizen inquiries and complaints, advising on the processing of claims; and oversight of the code enforcement officers.