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Budget, Finance and Revenue Collections

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1. How do I get a Residential Parking Permit?
2. Can I vend food from a truck on City streets?
3. Can I rent a city-owned facility for a private function?
4. What are franchise fees on my electric and cable bills?
5. Do I need a business license to conduct business in the City of Charleston?
6. How do I determine if my business is allowed at the location I selected?
7. What permits or approvals are required to open a restaurant?
8. What permits or approvals, other than a business license certificate of occupancy, do I need to sell alcoholic beverages for on-site or off-site consumption?
9. What city regulations apply to operating a business within my home?
10. Can I vend food from a truck on private property?
11. Is a permit or license required by the City for a garage or yard sale?

Clerk of Council

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1. I was born in Charleston. How can I get a copy of my birth certificate?
2. I'm bringing a large bus/motorcoach to Charleston, what to I do?

Information Technology

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1. Why am I unable to access Recreation Online (SSL Socket Error)?
2. How do I report a City Website content error?
3. Why am I receiving an error message accessing a particular page of the City's Website?

Keep Charleston Beautiful

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1. Is littering illegal?
2. I saw someone throw litter out of their car. Who do I report this to?
3. How do I report Graffiti?
4. Who do I contact about trash left out or similar code enforcement issues?
5. What can I do about pet waste issues?
6. What is a snipe sign?
7. What are the hours of the Bees Ferry Landfill?
8. What is my garbage collection day? What is my recycling day?
9. How do I set up recycling? What can I recycle?
10. Can I recycle my phone books?
11. I need to complete some community service. Can I work with Keep Charleston Beautiful?
12. Can you speak to my community group about litter?
13. How do I schedule a School presentation?
14. How do I plan an event in a park?
15. Who is responsible for maintaining litter-free roadways in Charleston?
16. What are the rules for the City's fenced dog runs?
17. What is 10,000 Trees for Charleston?

Main

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1. How do I contact a city/county department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

Municipal Court

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1. What are my legal rights?
2. When is it necessary to utilize the services of a Public Defender?
3. I am scheduled for Traffic Court but cannot make my appearance. What are my options?
4. I am scheduled to appear at my criminal case but cannot attend. What, if anything, are my options?

Parking Ticket Information

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1. How do I pay for a parking ticket?
2. Why can’t I access the City of Charleston on-line citation payment website?
3. Why is my citation not showing on the online payment website?
4. How do I appeal a Parking Ticket?
5. How do I obtain a residential parking permit?

Parks

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1. What is the process for planning an event in one of the City of Charleston's Parks (ie: Wedding, Birthday, Reunion)?

Public Service - Engineering

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1. What steps are required to build a fence at my house?

Public Service - Environmental Services

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1. How do I obtain a residential garbage container?
2. What is the difference between garbage and trash?
3. What cannot be put in the garbage or trash?
4. What is the holiday garbage and trash pick-up schedule?
5. Where should I place my garbage container on my scheduled day of pick-up?
6. How should I fill my garbage container?
7. How should I prepare my yard waste for collection?
8. Does the City pick-up bulk items for City residents?
9. My garbage container was vandalized or stolen. What do I need to do?
10. What is hazardous waste?
11. Where can I safely dispose of household hazardous waste such as batteries and paint?
12. How do I dispose of syringes or other sharp items (i.e. – sharps)?
13. Where can I dispose of used motor oil?
14. What should I do with old electronics such as computers, TVs and microwaves?
15. How can I dispose of junk, old appliances or scrap metal?
16. A professional landscaper has worked on my yard. Who is responsible for the yard waste?
17. Does the City remove contractor or builder refuse due to construction?
18. Where can I obtain information on the City of Charleston’s Garbage, Trash, and Refuse regulations?
19. Does the City of Charleston provide recycling services?
20. How can I get a blue curbside recycling container?
21. What can be recycled in Charleston County?

Recreation

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1. What happens after I register my child in youth sports?
2. Can I sponsor a team?
3. What is the cost of a permit to use a park?
4. Where is the Department of Recreation Main Office?
5. How do I register online?