The Town Clerk's responsibilities are governed by the State of South Carolina Statutes and local ordinances. The Town Clerk also functions as City Clerk and Clerk of the Common Council. Duties involve maintaining records of land ownership, trade names, maps, cemetery deeds, election records, all city ordinances, minutes and proceedings of all council meetings and commission meetings. The office issues a variety of permits and licenses. The Town Clerk is custodian of the city seal, administers oaths and plays a major role in primaries, elections and referendums.
The town Clekr is also responsible for the licensing of businesses in the Town of Cheraw. Any business that operates within Town limits is required to have a valid Cheraw Business License.
Licenses are issued through the Town Clerk's office. You may pick up a business license application at Town Hall or download one by clicking here.