Build Responsibly

Tips to Build Responsibly in Surf City

  • Determine if the lot and building presently meet the setback for new construction
  • Always check with the Inspections Department before you build on, alter, degrade or fill on your property
  • Report illegal building or filling to the Building Department at 910-328-4131
  • If you are in the process of, or planning on, building or retrofitting your home or business in a coastal flood hazard area, have your architect / engineer or contractor use the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s technical resources for Residential Coastal Construction.