Beach Access Application


To make a beach access application, these documents are required:

  • CAMA Permit: Tina Martin is the CAMA Field Representative with the NC Department of Environmental Quality who covers North Topsail Beach, available at

(252) 725-3908 Please inquire about the need for a CAMA determination.

  • Sketch including:
    1. Location on property
    2. All proposed development dimensions
  • Building specs

Application Process

North Topsail Beach has launched a new platform for permitting; please complete the following application:

  1. Log into:
  2. Complete a Beach Access Application:
    1. Mouse over “Services” tab in the top bar
    2. Click on "Permits"
    3. In the left-hand column, click on "Apply online"
    4. Select "Beach Access Application" in the drop-down menu
    5. Complete the application
    6. Once complete click "Submit"


The application process will request the upload of the application documents. Once the application package is submitted and complete, it will be processed and sent to the Planning Department and Building Inspections Departments for review.

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