Are dogs allowed on the beach?
Yes, dogs are allowed, but they must be on a leash 20 ft or less from May 15th through September 30th. At other times the dog must be under voice command of a responsible person, but does not have to be on a leash. The person must always be prepared to remove any "deposits" left by the dog. These regulations apply to the entire town including the beach.
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Can I builds a fire on the beach?
No, open fires on the beach are not allowed. Cooking on the beach using a charcoal grill or similar device is allowed.
Do I need a permit to have my wedding on the beach?
Is driving a vehicle on the beach allowed?
Licensed four-wheel drive vehicles may be operated on the very south end of the beach strand between October 1st and March 31st (or the Thursday before Easter, whichever is earlier) for fishing only. A permit is required which can be purchased at the Topsail Beach Police Department during normal business hours. Fees are $25 for Topsail Beach property owners or residents and $50 for all others, except that the fee is waived for persons with a handicapped placard or license plate. Please contact the Topsail Beach Police Department for a complete list of the rules and regulations pertaining to driving on the beach. Dune buggies and ATV's are not allowed on the beach.
Is horse riding allowed on the beach?
Is there a place of worship in Topsail Beach?
When is trash collected?
Trash collection is scheduled for every Monday year-round. During the summer months, Memorial Day until Labor Day, there is an extra collection on Thursday mornings.
Vegetative debris and large household items such as appliances and bedding are collected the first Friday of the month. During the summer months, Memorial Day through the week of Labor Day, there is an extra collection on the third Friday of the month. No construction materials of any kind or wooden furniture is included in this special pick up.
Where are the Public beach/sound access?
When is "Autumn with Topsail"?