Frequently asked questions
Where are the Town Hall, Police Department and Fire Departments located?
What is a disaster re-entry permit and how do I get one?
Where can I get property tax information?
The Town contracts with the Town of Pine Knoll Shores tax office for billing and collections. Questions on billing can be directed to the Pine Knoll Shores Tax Office (252)247-4353 ext. 12. Questions on tax rates for Indian Beach can be directed to Town Hall (252)247-3344.
Where can I get a building permit?
The Town contracts with Carteret County for permitting and inspections (252) 728-8497 (252) 728-8497 Beaufort office, or the western office in Cedar Point (252) 393-3204 (252) 393-3204. The county also does CAMA minor permits. Zoning information for Indian Beach can be obtained at Town Hall (252) 247-3344. Question on Salter Path contact the Carteret County office.
Is driving permitted on the beach?
Driving is permitted on the beach from September through May. A Permit must be obtained from the Police Department for $30.00 and renewed each year. A special 3 day Beach Driving Permit can be purchased for $10.00 with driving only permitted from September through May. Beach driving hours are 5 AM to 8 PM daily.
Are golf carts permitted in the Town of Indian Beach?
Golf carts are permitted in the Town of Indian Beach. Golf cart registrations and inspections are conducted by the Police Department 7 days a week from 9 AM - 12 PM. The annual Permit fee is $25.00.
Are dogs allowed on the beach?
When accompanied by a responsible individual controlling said dog on a leash, dogs are allowed on the beach strand.
Are horses allowed on the beach?
No, horses are not allowed on the beach strand.
Does the Town of Indian Beach provide waste collection or recycling services?
The Town does not provide waste collection or recycling services to property owners. There are a limited number of public recycle bins located at the Indian Beach Town Hall. Please do not mix or contaminate recycled goods. For details see the Recycle More section on this website.
Is camping or building fires allowed on the beach?
Due to safety, the Town ordinances prohibit camping and fires on the beach.
Does the Town have beach wheelchairs available for use?
Beach wheelchairs for physically challenged individuals are available on a first come, first served basis from the Indian Beach-Salter Path Fire Department. For more information call (252) 247-7994 or (252) 247-7994.
What are the Local Media stations?
Where can I register to vote?
Registration forms are available at Town Hall and at the Carteret County Board of Elections office in Beaufort (252)728-8460(252)728-8460. http://www.carteretcountyboe.org.
Where does Indian Beach begin and end? Where does Salter Path begin and end?
Salter Path is an unincorporated area located within Indian Beach. Salter Path is the white area inside the map.