Municipal or local ordinances are for their municipalities only. Municipal ordinances address local issues such as building codes, garbage and other environmental issues, as well as noise and other nuisances.
Municipal ordinances have the full effect of law as long as they are not preempted or conflict with state law.Aakjer v. City of Myrtle Beach
Other examples of ordinances enacted across South Carolina include the following:
Chapter 8, Article III of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Columbia governs noise. Section 8-67 deals with radios, phonographs, musical instruments, and other sound-amplifying devices.
The City of Beaufort prohibits smoking in enclosed public places and in places of employment. Section 67-5005 of the Beaufort Code of Ordinances also prohibits smoking in certain outdoor areas.
Offenses Against Public Morals
Title XIII, Section 133.05 of the Folly Beach Code of Ordinances prohibits tattoo and body piercing businesses within its corporate limits as being against public morals.