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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Except for Holidays. Please see Town Calendar or contact Town Hall.
Dog licenses (PDF) are available upstairs in Town Hall.
Town Council Meetings are at 7:00 p.m. at the Surf City Town Hall Council Chamber. Find more information on the Council page.
The Planning Board meetings are scheduled for the second Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m.
Permits are issued for driving on the beach for fishing purposes only September 10 through May 15. Permits are issued at the Surf City Police Department located at 305 N New River Drive between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week.
There is no cost for handicap individuals. They may drive on the beach for recreational access or fishing, only during permitted time frames. For more information, contact Town Hall.
Vote at the Folkstone Freewill Baptist Church located at:
133 Old Folkstone Road
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
Onslow County Board of Elections
Vote at the Surf City Island Fire Station located at:
200 Wilmington Avenue
Surf City, NC 28445
All Surf City residents living from South of Watts Landing road or Highway 17 West will vote at the Cape Fear Community College at 621 Highway 210 East.
Pender County Board of Elections
Pender County Voting Precincts
13567 NC Highway 50
(Across the parking lot from Food Lion)
Monday through Friday10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 - 4 p.m.
10 a.m. - Midnight
The swing bridge is owned and operated by NCDOT and opens at the top of every hour or at any time for commercial traffic.
Garbage pickup is based on your location:
Put your cart out the night before the scheduled pickup and no more than three feet from the roadway. Only household trash is picked up. No yard debris or building materials will be picked up. Do not leave bags on the ground, they will not be picked up.
Recycle and Trash is picked up the same day!
Cardboard should be taken to the IGA during regular business hours. Check in with cashier and unload at the side door.
Utility bills may be sent by mail, dropped off to the utility clerk in town hall, or placed in the drop box located at the front entrance to town hall. If the utility clerk is not at her desk please take your payment upstairs and someone will help you. Bank drafting for your utility bill is highly recommended.
Utility bill may be sent by mail to:
P.O. Box 1415Jacksonville NC 28540
Or dropped off to the utility clerk at:228 Georgetown RoadJacksonville, NC 28540
212 N Dyson Street
Or paid online
All Onslow County Residents utility billing goes through ONWASA at 910-455-0722. Bank drafting for utility bill is highly recommended.
It is located at 302 Tortuga Lane (a gravel road). It is off of Charlie Medlin Drivr on the mainland. Call 910-328-3377 for more information.
2007 Animal Planets "Hero of The Year."
Sea Turtle Hospital Website
If the wedding is held within the town limits of Surf City a permit is not required, but it's a good idea to check with the Parks and Recreation Department at 910-328-4887 to see if anything else will be happening at the location that you want to use. Also make the Police Department 910-328-7711 aware of the event. The wedding party and guests should be aware that cars must be parked completely off all paved streets, bike paths and sidewalks.Walking on or disturbing the dunes is not allowed.
If you are concerned about the integrity of your home, mold, decks, windows, roof concerns, water intrusion or any other multitude of issues that may arise during a vacation or home ownership the Town recommends the following: