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The city of Forest Acres understands that local businesses are a vital part of the economy and character of our community. Residents and tourists alike are drawn by our unique mix of independent shops and eateries. And, our streamlined licensing and permitting system and nimble staff make it easy to access the resources you need to grow an existing business – or start a new one.

Let’s do business.
Apply for business licenses and access guidelines for at-home businesses.

A tax that works for Forest Acres
Learn about the 2% Hospitality Tax that supports community projects and smart growth.

Permits & Applications
The legal forms you need to advertise and grow.

Planning & Zoning
The forms you need to plan and build safely and legally.

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Top-rated public schools

We understand the importance of education and are proud to support and nurture a top-rated public school system.

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Build a bright future

More than a vision to create a great community in which to live, work, and enjoy, a real, viable, working plan.

View our strategic plan

Eat. Shop. Learn. Enjoy.

From local eateries and independent shops to art, history and playing in the great outdoors, Forest Acres is simply made for enjoyment.

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City of Forest Acres

City Hall - 5209 North Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206

Police & Court - 5205 North Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206

  • Main: (803) 782-9475 |
  • Police: (803) 782-9444 |
  • Court: (803) 790-5947

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