The Town of Topsail Beach will NOT be selling beach driving permits this year due to extremely high tides and the continuation of our beach nourishment project. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Beach driving permits are only issued to four wheel drive vehicles and are for fishing purposes only. Pleasure riding on the beach is not allowed. Anyone caught driving on the beach without a permit will be ticketed and escorted off the beach.
Purchase a Permit:
Available Time Frame: October 15th thru January 15
When: Monday - Friday from the Topsail Beach Police Department 8:00am - 3:00pm and at Bush Marina Saturday & Sunday from 8:00am - 4:00pm.
Where: Sold at the Topsail Beach Police Department (812 S Anderson Blvd) and Bush Marina (912 S Anderson Blvd)
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.
Should you need additional information, please contact the Topsail Beach Police
Department at (910) 328-4851.