North Topsail Beach Ordinance - No Umbrellas or Tents to be left over night on beach

North Topsail Beach Ordinance - No Umbrellas or Tents to be left over night on beach.

All beach equipment to include umbrellas and tents must be removed from the beach by its owner on a daily basis. All personal items and beach equipment unattended and remaining on the beach strand between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. will be classified as abandoned property and will be removed and disposed of by the town. 

All beach equipment shall be set at least twenty (20) feet from any sea turtle nest. No beach equipment shall be placed seaward of a sea turtle nest for a distance of ten (10) feet north and south of a direct line between the sea turtle nest and the Atlantic Ocean. No beach equipment may be placed within a twenty-five (25) foot perimeter of an emergency access or any beach strand access point. Any person who shall violate this ordinance shall be subject to a civil penalty in an amount of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each offense. Each day that a person is in violation of this article shall constitute a new and separate offense.”


Link to the ordinance as posted on the town’s website:

Diane Wilson 09-Jun-2016 0 Comments
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