Failure to pay fine or to appeal within 3 (three) days of the tickets issue date will lead to additional penalties.

  • Pay Online:
  • Pay by Mail *DO NOT MAIL CASH*:  Write Ticket Number and License Number on the front of your Check or Money Order to ensure proper credit.  Send payments to:

Town of Carolina Beach Parking Office
1204 N. Lake Park Blvd. Suite D
Carolina Beach, NC 28428 

  • Pay in Person:  The Town of Carolina Beach Parking Office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Payments can be made with Cash, Check, Money Order, or Credit Card.  A receipt will be provided if payments are made in person.
  • After Hours Drop Box *DO NOT LEAVE CASH*:  A payment drop box is available for drop-off payments 24/7.  It is located at the entrance of the Town of Carolina Beach Parking Office’s parking lot.
A formal appeal process is available for citizens that feel they have received a citation in error.  The following are not valid reasons for an appeal:
  • Lack of knowledge of the Town's parking regulations.
  • Appointment conflicts or tardiness going or returning from appointments.
  • Inability to find a legal parking space.
  • Failure to have appropriate or sufficient amount of coins.
A citation can be appealed online by visiting  or by filling out an Appeal Form at the Town of Carolina Beach Parking Office.  All Appeal Forms must include your ticket number, name, address, and a phone number where you can be reached, along with your reason why you feel the citation was issued in error.  The appeal will be reviewed and a response will be provided within 2 weeks of the appeal.  An appeal may be filed within 72 hours of the date of the citation.  


Carolina Beach residents and property owners can purchase annual parking permits for $20.00  (renewable January 1st of every year).  Cost of parking permits for non-residents is $150.00. The parking permits may be purchased online or in person at:

Town of Carolina Beach Town Hall Billing Window
1121 N. Lake Park Blvd.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

By placing a parking permit on your vehicle you will be allowed to park in Town Pay Station lots and Single Space Metered Spaces.  Vehicles that have parking permits may use 2 hr. timed spaces but are not allowed to exceed the 2 hr. maximum per space per block rule.  Parking for more than 24 hours at a time is not permitted in any of the Town’s parking facilities.  The Parking Permit must be PERMANENTLY AFFIXED on the inside of the vehicle on the lower corner area of the driver’s side front windshield.