Beach Parking

Public Parking Permits

Surf City Residents & Visitors are now able to register for seasonal parking permits through Pivot Parking!

What do the seasonal parking permits include?

  • No-cost parking at any of the designated town-owned parking lots
  • Season passes valid April 1st – October 15th from 9am – 5pm, daily

If preferred, there is also hourly parking permits available by texting SURFB to 25023. In addition to the parking permits, island homeowners are also encouraged to register online for a Hurricane Re-Entry Decal that will replace the current Key Card system. Decals will be placed on your car windshield to assist in a more efficient island re-entry process.

If you are a Surf City RESIDENT, you can register for your seasonal permit and Hurricane Re-Entry Decal by clicking here.

If you are a Surf City VISITOR, you can register for your seasonal permit by clicking here.

Paid Parking Interactive Map

Paid Parking Regulations

For more information regarding pricing and registration, please contact Pivot Parking at 833-GO-PIVOT or visit them at 305 North North New River Drive.  You may also email them at

Parking Post