Ordinances

TB Code 3-28(a) - No dogs allowed to be at-large within the town (dogs must be on a leash 20 ft or less from May 15th thru September 30th of each year).
TB Code 3-28(d) - Dog owner or custodian must clean up dog feces from any public or private property outside of their property limits.
TB Code 10-73(a) - No motor vehicles are allowed to drive on the beach strand while closed to vehicular traffic (April 1st thru September 30th) without special permission.
TB Code 10-96(b) - No parking is allowed on the main traveled portion of the road.
TB Code 10-96(c) - No parking is allowed in a manner that blocks the fire department, rescue department, business, or private driveway.
TB Code 10-152 - No parking is allowed on the paved portion of a bike path.
TB Code 11-1 - It is unlawful to create, continue to permit an unreasonably loud, disturbing, and unnecessary noise.
TB Code 11-2(4) - It is unlawful to continue to permit an unreasonably loud, disturbing, and unnecessary noise by keeping dog(s) that bark for long periods of time (15 minutes).
TB Code 12-3 - It is unlawful to camp on the beach without obtaining prior permission.
TB Code 12-4(a) - It is unlawful to surf within 500 feet of either side of fishing piers.
TB Code 12-4(b) - It is unlawful to surf in front of and/or within 100 feet of the side line of motel property.
TB Code 12-12 - It is unlawful to jump, dive, or leap from a commercial fishing pier.
TB Code 12-18 - It is unlawful for personal items and beach equipment to be left unattended and remain on the public beach between the hours of 7:00 p.m. through 7:00 a.m.
Town Ordinance - No property owner shall place or keep any fence,
growth, trash or other material that will in any way hinder the fire department access to a fire hydrant within three (3) feet of all sides of the hydrant.
Town Ordinance - Burning permits are required for all burning except grill fires for the purpose of cooking food. No open burning allowed on the beach, shoreline or islands within the town limits.
Town Ordinance - It shall be unlawful for any person to possess, store, offer for sale, use or explode any fireworks or pyrotechnic devices within the town limits except those allowed by state law or pursuant to a permit issued by the Fire Marshal.
NC General Statute -20-162 - No person shall park a vehicle within (15) feet in any direction of a fire hydrant.
NC General Statute 307-2.2 - Only leaves, branches or other plant growth can be burned and shall be done by permit only.
TB Code 6-8 - It is unlawful to start a fire within the town limits without first obtaining a permit to do so.


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