Business Licenses in Folly Beach


New licenses must be applied for in-person at City Hall or via email by bringing in a completed Business License Application. If being completed via email please send the completed application to: licenses@follybeach.gov

All businesses operating within the City of Folly Beach must obtain a business license. Questions about licensing forms, rates, and other requirements can be directed to the licensing department at licenses@follybeach.gov or by calling (843)588-7017. 

In order to obtain a business license, you must also provide your South Carolina Retail License. Information on SC licensing requirements can be found here or by calling the SC Department of Revenue at 803-896-1350.

Once you have obtained a Folly Beach Business License, it must be displayed in your place of business. If you are a contractor with vehicles working on the island, each vehicle must have a business license sticker visible.



Stacee Ritchie

Business License Official

New licenses must be applied for in-person at City Hall or via email by bringing in a completed Business License Application. If being completed via email please send the completed application to: licenses@follybeach.gov

All businesses operating within the City of Folly Beach must obtain a business license. Questions about licensing forms, rates, and other requirements can be directed to the licensing department at licenses@follybeach.gov or by calling (843)588-7017. 

In order to obtain a business license, you must also provide your South Carolina Retail License. Information on SC licensing requirements can be found here or by calling the SC Department of Revenue at 803-896-1350.

Once you have obtained a Folly Beach Business License, it must be displayed in your place of business. If you are a contractor with vehicles working on the island, each vehicle must have a business license sticker visible.



Business License Form for all NEW accounts:
Vendor Applications


All vendors must have a business license to conduct business on Folly beach. This includes festivals, weddings, and special events.



Questions about a business license?

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For all business license related questions please email Stacee Ritchie at sritchie@follybeach.gov or call 843-588-7017

License Renewals

You can also renew your license in person at City Hall or email licenses@follybeach.gov