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Meeting On Mega Homes In North Topsail Beach

A local town has made a decision on a few proposals that would put restrictions on building big beach houses.

The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen held a public hearing Thursday regarding construction of mega beach houses.

After considering public comments, the board adopted a few amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance.

The town will require a Special Use Permit for single-family developments larger than 8 bedrooms and 5,000 heated square feet. Duplex developments exceeding 10 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms per unit, and 5,000 heated square feet will also require that permit.

The hearing followed the vote against a moratorium on mega homes in North Topsail Beach made in May.
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A local town is looking for public opinion on a few proposals that would put restrictions on building big beach houses.

The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will be holding a public hearing Thursday regarding construction of mega beach houses.

Proposed amendments that will be discussed include requiring a special permit for six or more bedroom homes.

This hearing follows the vote against a moratorium on mega homes in North Topsail Beach made in May.

The meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the North Topsail Beach Town Hall on Loggerhead Court.

For more information about the meeting, contact the town's Planning Department at (910) 328-1349 ext. 27.


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