Short-Term Rental Ordinance

As a resort area, Hilton Head Island has numerous short-term rental units. The lack of a Short-Term Rental ordinance has led to an imbalance between residential and resort districts and the elimination of some long-term single-family neighborhoods. The Town proposes to craft a Short-Term Rental ordinance to develop a fair, predictable, and balanced approach to manage short-term rental impacts on our neighborhoods, economy, housing stock, public facilities, and the quality of life of our residents and experiences of our visitors.

The Town has hired White & Smith, Planning and Law Group out of Charleston, SC to assist the Town in undertaking this initiative. The firm has extensive experience in the development of effective and durable Short-Term Rental ordinances.

News Release
Town Initiative to Address Short-Term Rentals - December 15, 2021

We Want to Hear from You!

The Town launched an initiative to seek solutions and address concerns related to short-term rentals. As we begin this process, the Town of Hilton Head Island is interested in the community's opinions and concerns. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey.

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Contact Info

  • Anne Cyran
    Interim Comprehensive Planning Manager
  • 1 Town Center Court
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
  • 843-341-4697
  • AnneC@hiltonheadislandsc.gov

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