Rules and Regulations

Sunset Beach Rules and Regulations

We’re happy you are here and hope you will enjoy Sunset Beach. To ensure everyone can enjoy the beauty, peace, tranquility, and security of our community, the following have been approved by the Sunset Beach Board of Directors. We thank you in advance for your compliance with these few simple Rules and Regulations.

  1. SECURITY GATES: Access to Sunset Beach is limited to owners, guests, and contracted service providers. Do not give the entry code to others.


  •  Hours are 9:00 AM until dark.
  • Common areas are closed during inclement weather. 
  • No pets are allowed in these fenced common areas.
  • No smoking or glass containers are permitted.
  • Please remove all personal items when leaving.
  • No loud music is permitted.
  • NO LIFEGUARD is on duty.
  • NO DIVING is allowed.
  1. PETS: All pets must be on leashes at all times when outside. Pet owners must immediately clean up pet droppings and properly dispose of them. These are Franklin County ordinances. Violators will be prosecuted. Please be aware that Sunset Beach adjoins Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park. Pets are NOT permitted on the beach, boardwalks, or pavilions of the State Park.

   4.  PARKING:  No parking is allowed on the street (Sunset Drive) or on unpaved areas.  Limited overflow parking is adjacent to the pool/clubhouse and the tennis court.  Vehicles parked on the street or in unpaved areas may be towed at the owner's expense.  

  1. TRASH: Sunset Beach homes have under-home garbage valet service. There is no need to place cans at the street. Please help us keep Sunset Beach Don’t litter!


  1. TURTLES: Franklin County (SGI) has adopted a “Leave No Trace” ordinance for beaches during “turtle season”. Turtle season is May 1 through Oct. 31. Please remove all beach gear to the dune line and fill all holes to protect adult and baby turtles alike.


BEACH ACCESS: Beach access for first-tier homes (not on the Gulf) is by way of one of the five community boardwalks. All other areas are private property.  Please do not trespass!

  Relax, unwind, watch for pedestrians, slow down, and have fun.

Remember, you are on “island time”!

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