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Beach tents, surfing, and dogs on the beach in North Myrtle Beach
Posted by Century 21 Thomas Blogger | Sunday, September 18, 2016



  1. Tents are allowed on the beach in the city of North Myrtle Beach from September 16 through May 14. No shading devices may be placed within the emergency vehicle access lane, which is the area approximately twenty (20) to twenty-five (25) feet seaward of the dune line and parallel to the shoreline that will be marked by city trash cans, pylons and/or flags. The director of the department of public safety or his designee shall have the authority to establish unobstructed emergency access lanes perpendicular to the shoreline for emergency vehicles, personnel and/or other emergency equipment to access the surf or other areas of the beach in the event of an emergency. Emergency access lanes perpendicular to the shoreline shall remain open and unobstructed until the director of public safety or his designee determines the emergency access lane is no longer necessary.
  2. Surfing restrictions do not apply September 16 through May 14, except that it is unlawful to surf within 300 feet of any pier, all surfers are required to wear a surfing leash at all times, and the director of public safety or his designee may temporarily prohibit surfboarding and/or skim-boarding in a given area for public safety purposes.
  3. Dogs are allowed on the beach at any time September 16 through May 14. No person having the ownership, possession or control of any dog shall allow such dog to run at large within the city, which includes the beach. Any dog which is off the property of the person having the ownership, possession or control of such dog, shall be on a leash not exceeding 7 feet in length and shall be under the control of the person having custody of such dog.



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