Administration is responsible for all basic administrative functions and department coordination including budgeting, record keeping, purchasing, and other clerical activities.
The director supervises:
Three deputy directors
Six division heads
The manager of administration and budgets
The Parks Administration Division frequently receives calls for information regarding reserving City of Charleston Parks for events (Weddings, Birthdays, Reunions.) The Department of Recreation is responsible for programming and permitting all events.
In order to properly plan an event a permit is required. The cost of the permit depends on the complexity of the event. All permit applications (PDF) must be submitted to: 823 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29403
For any further questions please call the Department of Recreation at: 843-724-7327.