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The Office of Regulatory Staff will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.

We are pleased to announce the ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Fund (SFRF) 1.0 Grant Program application and related documents have been posted online.

Applications from eligible Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are due no later than 8/31/2022 at 5:00PM.  For more information, click here.

Transportation

Image of taxi. "License Decal Payment Portal" "Apply for or renew your license decal sticker online." "Pay now".The ORS represents the public interest regarding the regulation of motor carriers of passengers (taxis, charter buses, limousines, non-emergency medical transportation, and Transportation Network Carriers), household goods, and hazardous waste for disposal in South Carolina. In addition to monitoring these carriers’ insurance, the ORS has regulatory oversight for their rates, charges, and practices. 

License Decal Payment Portal

All Class E and Class C Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity are available on the South Carolina Public Service Commission’s Website.

Class C

Class E

Transportation Network Companies

Fines and Fees Reports


WEBINAR: How the Regulation of Motor Carriers Affects Local Governments

The ORS held a webinar to discuss how Transportation Network, Passenger, and Household Goods Carriers are regulated in South Carolina and how this affects local governments.

View the recording


Motor Vehicle Carrier Regulations (PDF)

Related Links
South Carolina Public Service Commission
South Carolina Secretary of State
South Carolina State Transport Police
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration