Driving on the beach for the purpose of fishing only is allowed by permit from October 1st - March 31st.
The cost is as follows:
$50 for non-residents of the Town of Topsail Beach
$25 for residents of the Town of Topsail Beach
Documentation required to purchase a permit:
- Driver’s License
- Vehicle Registration
- State-Issued Fishing License
The Topsail Beach permit decal must be placed on the vehicle’s windshield at the time of purchase.
Permits are currently available for purchase at the Topsail Beach Police Department Monday through Friday from 8am - 4pm. During the weekend and holidays, permits are sold from 7am - 3pm at Bush Marina.
The Topsail Beach Police Department can be reached at (910)328-4851.
The Marina can be reached at (910)328-3271.