The Administration Department, a part of the City of Forest Acres in South Carolina, manages the business, financial and human resources affairs of the city and implements the policy directives of the city council. The city government also operates a public works department and offers community programs. Its police department provides law enforcement and 24-hour protection services. The City of Forest Acres department additionally offers patrol, communication and crime prevention solutions. Its building and planning department provides permitting and inspection for new construction and specializes in the collection of hospitality tax revenue, construction-related fees and business licenses. The city government also maintains a planning commission.