Storm Debris Pickup

Posted 10/1/19: Storm debris pickup will begin inside Ocean Ridge on Tuesday, October 1, and is expected to be completed in approximately 3 weeks.

Yard trash is not included in this program, only storm debris.

Brush, limbs, and shrubbery must meet the specifications as outlined below:

  • No brush, limbs, or shrubbery trimmings greater than six inches in diameter.
  • No brush, limbs, or shrubbery trimmings greater than five feet in length with all small limbs trimmed from larger limbs.
  • Weigh no more than 30 pounds each.
  • No garbage or construction debris (building materials) may be mixed with storm trash. Such mixtures will not be picked up.

Emergency Town Council Meeting Information

Posted 9/3/19:  The following information was shared at the Emergency Town of Edisto Beach Council meeting the morning of September 2.

  • A checkpoint will be set up at noon today at the Edistonian. After 6:00 p.m. anyone coming on to Edisto Beach needs to provide identification showing they have property on Edisto Beach or Edisto Island.
  • A curfew is now in place at Edisto Beach from 8:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m.
  • On Wednesday at 8:00 a.m., sewer and water services will be shut off for Edisto Beach.
  • When the winds reach 45 mph, emergency services will not be available.
  • Currently, it is predicted we will have 6 – 12” of rain, and that winds may reach 90 mph (a category of 2 or 3) with a storm surge of 4 – 6’.
  • Re-entry will require proof of ownership at Edisto Beach and occur at a time to be determined depending on storm damage.
  • Bi Lo will be open this afternoon and Tuesday until possibly as late as 6:00 p.m. They may close earlier to allow their employees to get home.
  • The Town will post updates daily at 5:00 p.m. daily. Information can also be accessed by going to the Town website or the Town of Edisto Beach Facebook page.

For all questions, contact Town Hall at (843) 869-2505.

Hurricane Dorian Mandatory Evacuation

Posted 9/1/19: Governor Henry McMaster has issued a mandatory evacuation for coastal South Carolina beginning at noon on Monday, September 2nd. Interstates will have lane reversals at that time.  Additional information can be found on the Town of Edisto Beach website.