Golf carts must display valid SC Department of Motor Vehicles and City of Folly Beach stickers. The City of Folly Beach sticker can be obtained from Folly Beach Public Safety by bringing the form found here: City of Folly Beach Golf Cart Permit to the Public Safety Building at 106 West Cooper Street. You will be required to verify SC Golf Cart Registration (obtained at the SCDMV) and proof of insurance, and sign that you have reviewed the golf cart rules, which can be found here: City of Folly Beach Golf Cart Rules.
They can be driven across, but not on, Center St. or Folly Rd. A golf cart cannot be driven more than four miles from the address on the SCDMV registration. The driver of a golf cart must be at least 16 years old and be in possession of a driver’s license, the SCDMV registration certificate, and proof of liability insurance. Golf carts may not be operated at night. Golf carts cannot be driven in the rain or at any other time that visibility is limited. All drivers of golf carts are required to read the Folly Beach laws related to golf carts. The golf cart laws can be found in Chapter 73 of the City of Folly Beach Ordinances, which are on the City of Folly Beach Website. Please call 843-588-2433 for information regarding Folly Beach golf cart permits.