September 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. the Southport Fire Department Remembers the 343, 1011 N. Howe Street

7:30 p.m. – Lowering the American flag and taps will be performed at the Southport Fire Department

CITY OF SOUTHPORT – As a result of Hurricane Dorian, an extended Fall Cleanup is scheduled for Southport residents who reside inside City Limits. Proof of residency will be required.

Collection Site: Taylor Field, 409 East Nash Street

Site will be open Monday, September 16 thru Friday, September 20, 2019 from 7:00A.M. to 7:00P.M.

ITEMS ACCCEPTED: Construction Debris, shingles, wood, white goods, Metal, appliances, plastic, brown goods, furniture, mattresses, sheetrock, junk, yard debris.

NOT ACCEPTED: Electronics, (computers, monitors, TV’s) Hazardous Materials (paint, oil, etc.)

Curbside vegetation debris will be picked up by the City of Southport.  Please have all debris to the curb by September 20, 2019.  Other materials will be NOT be picked up.

Normal yard waste pick up will resume September 16th.  Brush Bandit will be picking up normal yard waste in cans and bags.

Brunswick County Landfill site will be available to residents September 7 – 21, 2019.  Please see website for more information:

Two new Facebook pages have recently been launched; an official City of Southport page,, to be used to promote the town and keep viewers informed of Southport happenings, and the Southport NC Emergency Information Facebook page,, for information and updates before, during, and after an emergency event.  Additional social media platforms are being planned for the near future.

In addition, the City of Southport’s website, has a new Emergency Information page to keep its citizens informed and as safe as possible.

The Southport DMV Office will be closed during July and August and will reopen in September with their regular schedule.

Due to Hurricane Dorian, the Southport DMV will only be open on Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Regular schedule will resume in October.

NC DMV office is located at the Fire Department Substation, 111 E. Nash Street, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the first full week of each month from 9 am – 4:30 pm.

Driver’s License
New drivers must take written, vision, sign and road tests. Bring a certified copy of birth certificate and one other official document showing your age. Out-of-state drivers must take written, vision and sign tests, and possibly a road test, and surrender their old licenses. Proof of liability insurance DL 123 is required for any first time licenses in North Carolina or anyone renewing his license who has had a traffic conviction within the past four years.

Shallotte DMV Office
5300 Main Street
Shallotte, NC 28470
(910) 754-4591 (Registration)
(910) 754-5114 (Drivers License)

For customers  applying for a NC driver’s license or transferring Out-of-State Driver’s License (OSDL), needs to have the following documents:

  • Two forms governmental of ID’s
  • Proof of residency
  • Proof of insurance

For customer applying for NC identification card (ID) needs to have the following documents:

  • Two forms governmental of ID’s
  • Proof of residency

For customers requesting a duplicate of DL or ID card need NOT to have those documents, because they are already in the NC DMV data base.

Stage 1 – Water Conservation Alert – LIFTED

Bolivia, NC –The Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert has been lifted for all customers of Brunswick County Public Utilities.

The voluntary water conservation measures taken by water system users in Brunswick County have helped to avoid mandatory water restrictions.

Adjustment of irrigation schedules has been particularly helpful (no irrigation on Mondays and between 5 and 11 a.m.; odd-numbered addresses irrigate on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday; even-numbered addresses irrigate on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday). We encourage, but do not require, all customers to continue this irrigation schedule in the future and to use water wisely to ensure adequate water is available for essential uses and for fire protection.

Please use the suggested irrigation schedule next spring to eliminate, or postpone, the need for Water Conservation Alerts next summer.

Residents who have questions should contact their water service provider directly or Brunswick County Public Utilities at 910-253-2657.  Additional information can be found at <>.



 Due to Ramp issues the Southport/Ft Fisher route is suspended until further notice.
More information is available by checking the NCFerrySPort twitter feed  or calling 910-477-5200.


The Southport Fire Department is now accepting applications to participate in the Light Up The Night Fire Engine Parade on Friday, December 13th.
Line up starts at the Southport Fire Station at 5 p.m.
Parade begins at 6:30 p.m.
Parade route: Waterfront Park, down Howe St., back to the Southport Fire Station.

Parade Application

The public will take notice that the City of Southport Board of Aldermen will meet on
Thursday, September 12th at 6 PM at the City of Southport Community Building,
located at 223 E. Bay St for the purpose of holding a public hearings on:

Zoning Map Amendments
R-10 to BD
RZ 19-0517-01, RZ 19-0524-01, RZ 19-0709-01

Three separate zoning map amendment applications of properties in the Yacht Basin
area along W. Moore St, S. Caswell Ave, and W Bay St. The tax parcel identification
numbers of the properties are 237LF001, 237LF002, 237LF003, and 237LF004. The
applicants are requesting a zoning map amendment to change the zoning of the
properties from Single Family Residential to Business District.

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

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