Records Main Email and Phone Number

Police or Fire Incident Reports

If the incident occurred within the last two weeks, or if you are a victim in the incident, send your request by e-mail to Please include the case number and / or any pertinent information such as your name, the date or the location of the incident. We will respond promptly. You may also fax your request to our office at 843-280-5600.

Any other requests may be made by completing a Freedom of Information Act form (found here).

Criminal History

To request an individual’s criminal history, send your request form (found here) by e-mail to Include the full name and date of birth of the person whom the background check is for. The person requesting the information is required to provide photo ID. Attach it to your e-mail. The information provided will only reflect charges obtained the the individual in the City of North Myrtle Beach.

Taxi Permits

Permits are issued every Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and every Thursday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Complete a taxi permit application (found here). Applicants are required to present a certified 10-year South Carolina driver’s history (found here) and a SLED criminal history (found here). These documents must have been obtained no more than 30 days from presenting them for a taxi permit. A $5.00 permit fee must be paid to the Finance Department located in City Hall.