“In person” Golf Cart registrations have been suspended due to COVID-19, so we are putting the following process in place to serve you.

If you currently have a registered golf cart and need to renew your sticker, you may now print the online form,  Golf Cart Registration Form, and mail it in, along with your payment of $25.00, to City Hall. Your new sticker will be mailed to you once your payment has been processed.

If you have a NEW golf cart or have never had yours inspected, you’ll need to call our office 910-457-7911 to schedule an appointment. 

Southport City Hall, 1029 N. Howe St., Southport, NC 28461

If you do not currently have a registration sticker and would like to get one or you have any questions, please call 910-457-7911 to arrange for an appointment for an inspection.


The public will take notice that the City of Southport Zoning Board of Adjustment will
meet on Tuesday, July 28th at 4:30 at the City of Southport Community Building,
located at 226 E. Bay Street for the purpose of holding an evidentiary quasi-judicial
hearing on:

  • VAR 20-0316-01, 235 Sand Dollar Lane, requested by Jennifer Dunn
    A request asking for a variance from the setback requirements to allow a non-permitted
    deck to encroach into the setback and extend within 8 foot of the property line.
  • VAR 20-0629-01, Parcel ID 238HG00701 at the end of E. West st, requested by
    John Browne

A request asking for a variance from the setback requirements to allow a 16 foot house
to be built on a 27 foot wide lot. The normal setback requirement for this lot would be
6.6′ according to the proportional setback requirements. The applicant is requesting
side yard setbacks of 5.5′.

If there are any questions on this matter, please contact the City Planner Thomas Lloyd
at 910-457-7961 or tlloyd@cityofsouthport.com

The City of Southport does not discriminate on the basis of disability If you need an
auxiliary aid or service or other accommodation in order to attend or fully participate at
this meeting, please contact the Clerk’s office as far in advance of the meeting as is
possible so that your request can be considered

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Public Notice Beautification Committee

The City of Southport is accepting applications for the Beautification Committee.

The object of this committee shall be to review and recommend action on public
beautification projects, including AIA plan, planting plans, streetscape, seascapes,
community appearance, adopt a block clean-up programs.

Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m. at the Indian Trail Meeting Hall, 113 W.
Moore Street.

Interested persons should visit the City’s website for an application, contact the office of the City Clerk at 1029 N. Howe
Street, or e-mail mwindham@cityofsouthport.com

Michele Windham
City Clerk

Rates effective with the July 2020 billing.


June 29, 2020  – Mayor Hatem shares his thoughts on this year’s unique 4th of July celebration in Southport.

You can see more information on the NC Virtual 4th of July Festival program here: https://www.nc4thofjuly.com/

Public service workers will be flushing sewer lines in the downtown area.  Please proceed with caution.  Your patience is appreciated.

June 24, 2020 – Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen today announced that North Carolina will remain in Safer at Home Phase 2 for three more weeks. Cooper also announced that face coverings must be worn when people are in public places as officials seek to stabilize concerning trends of increasing viral spread.