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Georgetown County does not require a business license. Contact individual municipalities for information on whether a business license is required within city limits. The County does have a Local Accommodation/Hospitality Tax. Visit the Hospitality/Accommodations Tax page for more information.
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Please refer to the Georgetown County Holiday Closure Schedule.
When accepting public applications for job vacancies, a listing appears in the employment section of this website, the Georgetown Times and with the South Carolina Employment Security Commission (Job Service). Georgetown County accepts applications from the public through the South Carolina Employment Security Commission (Job Service) Offices located at 2704 Highmarket Street. Georgetown County advertises and accepts applications for a minimum of two weeks from the time of posting a vacancy. Georgetown County only accepts applications for advertised vacancies and applicants not selected for employment must reapply for future vacancies.
Probate Court, located in the Georgetown County Judicial Center, 401 Cleland Street, Georgetown, or you may call the office at 843-545-3274. A person must be at least 18 years of age or if less than 18 years of age have parental consent. Once you file the marriage license application, there is a mandatory 24-hour waiting period. Additionally, an application fee is required before processing.
Georgetown County has a tiered fee system for marriage licenses. Fees are as follows:
Active Duty Military members are deemed to reside in the County/State where the installation to which they are assigned is located.
Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office430 N Fraser StreetGeorgetown, SC 29440
You may call the Sheriff’s Office at 843-546-5101. Response to emergency calls only after hours. For more information on animal control issues, visit the Animal Control page.
The Assessor’s Office can answer questions concerning county property assessments. The office is located at 129 Screven Street, Room 106, or call 843-545-3014.