Planning

Planning

The Planning Director is responsible for the development and implementation of the CAMA Land Use Plan; Hazard Mitigation Plan; administration and updating of the Unified Development Ordinance; Official Zoning Map; the review and processing of rezoning, special use, and subdivision applications; and support of the Planning Board.

Public Comment

The Board of Aldermen of the Town of North Topsail Beach, North Carolina will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 6:30 PM to review adoption of the following plans.  The meeting will be held at the Sneads Ferry Branch of the Onslow County Library, 1330 NC Highway 210, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460.  To participate in the public comment, please email the Town Clerk your written comment by 12 noon February 26, 2021.

CAMA Land Use Plan

Southeastern NC Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Main Contacts

Deborah J. Hill MPA AICP CFM CZO
Planning Director

(910) 328-1349 ext. 7

Stephen Kozlowski

Code Enforcement

(910) 328-1349 ext. 4

Zoning

The Zoning Administrator is responsible for the review of all zoning permit applications and inspections to ensure compliance with the Unified Development Ordinance; enforcing Town ordinances where violations of structures and properties and other public nuisances occur; and the review and processing of variance applications and appeals; and support of the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Helpful links:

Unified Development Ordinance

Onslow County Geographic Information Services (GIS)

​Food Trucks & Push Carts

Floodplain Management

The Floodplain Manager is responsible for documenting the community's floodplain management program to ensure compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program and any state laws related to floodplain management at the local level. Visit Flood Protection for more info.

Flood Permits

The Town has adopted regulations, which exceed the minimum requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), as indicated in 44 CFR Parts 59–General Provisions and 60–Criteria for Land Management and Use. If any provisions of the North Carolina Building Code or Town Code are inconsistent with any of the AEC standards, the more restrictive provision shall control.

CRS Coordinator

Since 2000, the Town participates in Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS) Program. The Town's current ISO rating "5" provides an annual discount of 25% for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies. To determine if your eligible for this discount, contact your insurance agent.