All sections of the Town Code can be found at the Municipal Code Corporation’s website. Hard copies of the Town Code can be obtained at Town Hall upon request.

If you have any questions about the Town Code, please contact Lynn Morris, Town Clerk at 252.261.3552. Specific questions about “Chapter 42: Zoning” can be directed to Rob Testerman, Planning Director at 252.261.3552.


Online Town Code is current through March 2, 2020. The following ordinances are in effect but have not been codified:

Ord. No. 21-07 Ch. 8 Unsafe buildings

Ord. No. 21-06 Capital Project for Police, Fire, EMS Bldg.

Ord. No. 21-05 FY 21-22 Budget Ordinance

Ord. No. 21-04 Beach Renourishment Amendment

Ord. No 21-03 Ch.38 and 42 (state 160 D changes) Part1

Ord. No 21-03 Ch.38 and 42 (state 160 D changes) Part2

Ord. No. 21-02 Ch. 42 Temp. Uses, Sec.18-11 (outdoor temp. signs)

Ord. No. 21-01 Beach Renourishment Capital Project Ordinance

Ord. No. 20-04 Ch. 34 Bulk Trash Containers

Ord. No. 20-03 Ch. 42.1 Definitions and Ch. 12.141 Land Disturbance (Height)

Ord. No. 20-02 Budget Ordinance FY 2020-2021