Coronavirus/COVID-19

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The City will continue to operate under limited functions with essential personnel through April 26.

North Charleston Operations through April 26:
• All public meetings cancelled through April 26.
• Roll cart and garbage pick up will continue as scheduled.
• Curbside yard debris and bulk trash pick will be collected the week of March 30 with collection occurring every other week.
• All public parks and playgrounds are closed.
• All recreational programs are suspended, and facilities are closed.
• Summer camp registration has been postponed until further notice.
• All senior centers are closed.
• The permitting One Stop Shop has closed to in-person business. • Building plans can still be submitted online for review by Zoning, Building, Fire, and Public Works, but expect a delayed response time due to limited staffing.
• Business licensing has closed to in-person. Renewals can be submitted online.
• For anyone unable to access the internet for permitting, a single terminal will be set up in the lobby of City Hall.
• Courts will only open for bond hearings, which will take place at 9am only. Bond paperwork must be turned in by 7am to be heard same-day. All other court cases are to be rescheduled and written confirmation of the new court dates and times will be mailed to all case parties.
• All Cultural Arts facilities are closed, all school performances suspended. North Charleston Arts Fest and the Children’s Festival are cancelled.
• Police will continue to operate normally with no reduction in services.
• Fire will continue to operate normally with no reduction in services, however, all public events and stations visits are cancelled until further notice.
• North Charleston Fire Museum is closed until further notice.
• All events at the North Charleston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Convention Center are cancelled through the end of the month with most shows rescheduled to a later date.

North Charleston Emergency Management continues to monitor the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and advises citizens to take precautions to limit the potential spread of the virus. Please continue to heed all advice from the CDC and SCDHEC.

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