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Throughout the Grand Strand you will see Beach access parking available along Ocean Blvd. at each street-end. Watch for "Public Beach Access" signs. Some locations are just a sandy path (watch out for burs) while others offer free parking. You may may still find parking spaces that are free, but for the most part, those days are gone.* Instead you will find parking stations and parking meters. The law stipulates how many parking spacesare allowed allowed, determined by development and density. In recent years, more parking lots have been installed in Myrtle Beach. Parking meters are removed on Oct. 32 and are re-installed on March 1.
When heading to North Myrtle Beach, the signs at street-ends can be found along Ocean Blvd. on your right. Depending on the various areas, Myrtle Beach meters cost $2. hour ($10. per day) down to $1.50 per hour, $8. day.) per hour. See City of Myrtle Beach for more information. The downtown Boardwalk also offers paid parking along with the city of North Myrtle Beach.
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Parking in the City og Myrtle Beach
* Free parking at The Market Common district. In this "city within a city" you will discover that no streets have parking meters, and there are 2 parking- garages, plus plenty of on-street parking. The parking spaces are all free. Shop 'til you drop in many stores. Eat at any restaurantsin The Market Common and never have to worry about parking fees. Plus, there atr two large parking garages and and 2 parking lots, both absolutely free
Also see Grand Strand Beach Laws
NEW! Please note that some parking meters have been replaced with "Parkmobile" signs. Click HERE's my photo . Download the park-mobile" and enter your phone number.
Also see Beach Laws
Parking changes are in effect for residential arreas from 31st Ave. North to 82nd Avenue North, east of Kings Highway. Please visit: www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/boulevardparking.html. The page includes information about obtaining decals for in-city golf carts, which must be registered with the South Carolina DMV plus property taxes which must be paid for as an in-city auto. Non-registered golf carts mentioned may obtain a decal if you have proof of purchase, location and other personal information at the DMV.
All parking meters take U.S. coins, some crefit and devit cards, plus pay stations now accept coins, U.S. bills up to $10, credit cards and debit cards. At a pay station you need to guess the length of time you will be away from your car - then put your recipt on the car's dash where it will be easy to see.
The Market Common Parking is free (see above) on all Market Common streets. Also, there are two parking garages within The Market Common where it is also free to park. This may not last forever, but for now (2020) it is the current law. Also note: Do not park 2 motorcycles in one single parking space, even though you and I know they fit nicely. Unfortunately, this is against the law, so be aware you may get a parking ticket.
Pavilion Parking Garage on 9th Ave. N. Kings Hwy. Anyone can purchase a 7-day consecutive pass for a "paid visitor" pass" for $30. Parking offer good only in the Pavilion Parking Garage. Enter the garage and pay there at the entrance. It is located at 9th Ave. N. and Kings Hwy. This parking pass is NOT valid for decal-parking areas. A seven-day parking pass is available for $30 from the Lanier Parking Garage (in the Pavilion Parking Garage, 9th Ave. N. at Kings Hwy. This pass is good for 7 consecutive days at all paid public parking area, but not in "decal only" parking areas. A non-resident parking card is available for $100 per year from the Lanier Parking office in the Pavilion Garage. This pass is good for metered stations between 21st Avenue North and 6th Ave, S. and the metered street-ends from 69th to 77th Avenues North. This pass is good in "decal only" parking areas. On a daily basis, parking fees may change at the Parking Garage. Dailt rates go up during tourist season and for special events. EXCEPTIONS: Vehicles with valid handicapped plate tag or hang-tag as well as vehicles with valid Purple Heart, Disabled American Veteran (DAV) or Medal of Honor license plate owner, you can park free at the city's parking meters and the Pavilion Parking Garage See City of Myrtle Beach pay stations inside the garage and are good for weekend and nightly parking. Also, you can -and should - call Lainer parking at (843) 626-7275 for updates and current information including fees for special e4vents and scheduled venues:
Beach Pavilion Parking Garage.
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