Trailer Parking in Surfside Beach During Bike Events

Free motorcycle trailer parking shall be allowed in the 13th Avenue South parking lot and the 16th Avenue North parking lot during all bike rallies. Owners shall be solely responsible for any damage or loss that may occur.

2022 Decal Information

Paid parking in Town of Surfside Beach public parking lots resumes on March 1, 2022 and continues through Oct. 31, 2022

2022 Town of Surfside Beach Parking Decals are now available at Town Hall.

If you would like to obtain a Town parking decal, determine which category you fit into.

  1. Resident (PDF)
  2. Non-Resident Property Owner (PDF)
  3. Non-Resident Non-Owner (PDF)

Non-resident property owners, those who own residential property within town limits but don't reside in town, may receive two free parking decals. Non-resident property owners may pay $40.00 for each additional decal.

Anyone living outside the Town of Surfside Beach that does not own residential property within town limits may purchase a Town parking decal, as Non-Resident Non-Owner, for $200.00.

Decals are valid March 1, 2022 through Oct. 31, 2022.

Registrations and driver licenses must be presented with the form

We encourage everyone to apply for their 2022 decals on line

Email completed form, registration and any required payment authorization to

Documents may also be mailed to Town of Surfside Beach, Attn Parking, 210 Hwy 17 South, Surfside Beach, SC 29575.

Free Parking for Town of Surfside Beach sponsored events. 

One hour parking on Surfside Drive from Pinewood to Hollywood Drive for all vehicles without town parking decals.

Pay Station Kiosks

Pay Station Kiosks are located at the following parking lots at a rate of $2.00 per hour, $10.00 per day or $50.00 per week:

  • Surfside Drive
  • Yaupon Drive
  • 3rd Avenue South
  • 4th Avenue South
  • 5th Avenue South
  • 6th Avenue South
  • 13th Avenue South
  • Melody Lane
  • 3rd Avenue North
  • 6th Avenue North

Pay to Park via Phone

Parkmobile and Text2Park are features that lets you pay over the phone with your credit card. It’s available at all paid parking locations. 

  • Look for a park mobile or pay by text sign.
  • Dial (877) 727-5714, listed on the sign.
  • Register your license plate.
  • Enter the four digit zone number listed on the sticker.
  • Activate parking.
  • When you return to your vehicle, call the number listed on the sticker and it will deactivate your parking.


Pay to Park - No Decals Allowed


Rented or Commercial Golf Cart Parking

In all pay to park areas, operators must pay applicable fees. In beach access areas that are not labeled “Pay to Park,” golf carts may park free of charge, if there is available space. These areas are located at the following beach accesses:

  • 1st Avenue North
  • 2nd Avenue North
  • 4th Avenue North
  • 8th Avenue North
  • 9th Avenue North
  • 12th Avenue North
  • 14th Avenue North
  • 15th Avenue North
  • 16th Avenue North
  • 2nd Avenue South
  • 7th Avenue South
  • 8th Avenue South
  • 9th Avenue South
  • 10th Avenue South
  • 11th Avenue South
  • 12th Avenue South

Golf Cart Parking: As an owner of a golf cart legally registered with the SC Dept of Motor Vehicles, you must obtain a parking decal that will need to be affixed to your golf cart along with the registration decal. This parking decal allows free parking in all pay station and golf cart parking areas when space is available, except when prohibited by a posted sign. Golf cart only parking areas are located in the beach accesses and also in the following pay station lots:

  • 5th Avenue South
  • Yaupon Drive
  • 3rd Avenue North
  • 6th Avenue North
  • Melody Lane

Parking Decals

Town Decals, Purple Heart, Disabled Veterans and Handicapped placard or license plate tags may park at any public parking space free with proper decal displayed.

Remember DO NOT park in the following areas

  • Where official signs prohibit parking.
  • On sidewalks.
  • Within thirty (30) feet of an intersection not otherwise designated for parking.
  • Within ten (10) feet of any beach access, driveway and entrance or exit to any parking lot.
  • On private property without consent of the owner.
  • Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant.
  • Along the east side of Ocean Blvd., or along the west side of Ocean Blvd., without a town decal and where signs prohibit parking.
  • In any pay station area, or upon any public right of way with the vehicle facing against the proper flow of traffic unless directed by a law-enforcement officer.
  • All wheels/tires must be off the black pavement.