The City of North Charleston hires the State Capital Group, LLC to coordinate its lobbying efforts with the South Carolina General Assembly in Columbia, South Carolina.  State Capital Group is located at 1122 Lady Street #910, Columbia, SC 29201.  The City paid $18,104 for services rendered in during FY2011-2012.

The City of North Charleston is also a member of the Municipal Association of South Carolina.  The Association is dedicated to the principle of its founding members: to offer the services, programs and tools that will give municipal officials the knowledge, experience and tools for enabling the most efficient and effective operation of their municipalities in the complex world of municipal government. The City of paid $13,298.26 for membership dues during FY2011-2012.