Alternate Side & Signed Complete Street Sweeping Program

While routine street sweeping takes place throughout the city of Charleston, several downtown neighborhoods participate in the Alternate Side and Signed Complete Street Sweeping Program. Street sweeping is an important function for street maintenance and stormwater infrastructure since debris and litter can clog drains, leading to increased flooding. For the program to be effective, residents must move their cars from one side of the street to the other as indicated by signage, observing street sweeping times.

Now launched! Eastside is joining the Alternate Side & Signed Street Sweeping Program. Click the link to learn more!

Ticketing and Towing


Failure to move your car appropriately during street sweeping will result in a $45 ticket. Some neighborhoods also enforce towing. 

  • If your car has been towed, there will be a $130 fee in addition to the $45 ticket. If your vehicle is left overnight at Jenning's Towing, you may incur storage fees.
  • Jenning's Towing has contracted with the City of Charleston to tow vehicles during street sweeping. Their phone number is 843-554-6385. 
  • To pay a parking ticket, click here.

Downtown neighborhood associations interested in this program may submit a written request to the Neighborhood Services Manager at 2 George Street, Suite 3600, Charleston, SC 29401. 

Street Sweeping Calendar

You can find the complete 2021 street sweeping calendar here.

NotifyMe Alerts

Sign up for NotifyMe to receive reminder emails and text reminders the night before and morning of your neighborhood's street sweeping.

Text Notification Instructions

Interactive Map of Participating Downtown Neighborhoods

Enter your address in the search bar below to find out your neighborhood and see it's street sweeping schedule. The map also shows which side of the street is north, south, east, and west. 

Map of Participating Downtown Neighborhoods 

GIS Map_June 2021

The highlighted neighborhoods currently participate in the street sweeping program.

Refrigerator calendars are available for each neighborhood at Revenue Collections - Parking at 180 Lockwood Boulevard on the second floor. Times and dates can be found as follows:

  • Cannon/Elliotborough: 
    • 4th Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Hampton Park Terrace
    • 2nd Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Harleston Village Phase 1
    • 1st Thursday and Friday from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Harleston Village Phase 2
    • 1st Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Eastside Phase 1
    • 3rd Thursday and Friday from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Eastside Phase 2
    • 3rd Thursday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • North Rutledge Avenue
    • 3rd Tuesday 9 to 11 a.m.
    • 2nd Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  to 12:30 p.m.
  • Radcliffeborough
    • 4th Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Westside Phase 1
    • 2nd Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Westside Phase 2
    • 3rd Tuesday and Wednesday from 9  to 11 a.m.
  • Westside Phase 3
    • 3rd Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m.