Beach Regulations & Information

Important Beach Regulations

View important beach rules and regulations (PDF).

You are encouraged to print out a copy of these regulations to share with your visitors and renters.

Unattended Beach Equipment

All unattended beach equipment, including tents, canopies, volleyball nets, and other items, must be removed from the beach strand each night. Read more about the ordinance.

Fill out a beach equipment exception application.

Beach Parking for Taxpayers

Emerald Isle taxpayers are eligible for 2 free annual parking permits for the Eastern Ocean Regional Access and Western Ocean Regional Access. Learn more and apply for a permit.

Other Information

For more beach related information, check our FAQs.

You can view The Dune Book (PDF) for more information about beach dunes and their significance.