Town of Holden Beach

 North Carolina

The Family Beach



Town of Holden Beach

Welcome to the Town of Holden Beach, nationally recognized as one of the premier "Family Beaches" in the United States. Holden Beach is proud of what we do not have. We are primarily a residential community, with a small commercial area. Holden Beach is a great place to relax, enjoy the beach and the natural wildlife that surrounds us.

Clean water, blue skies and lots of family fun. Come experience it for yourself!



Debris Removal: The Board of Commissioners voted to activate the emergency debris removal contract with Southern Disaster Recovery. Debris removal for items resulting from Hurricane Isaias will be conducted islandwide, including gated communities. The contractor will be collecting debris through August 25th. Click here to view information on the material that will be collected and how it should be sorted.

State of Emergency Terminated: As of 5:00 p.m. on August 11th, the State of Emergency declared for Hurricane Isaias is terminated.

Public Hearing: Take notice that there will be a public hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, beginning at 6:45 p.m. or shortly thereafter, in the Holden Beach Town Hall Public Assembly, 110 Rothschild Street, Holden Beach, NC 28462 to hear public comments regarding amendments to the Holden Beach Code of Ordinances, Section 157 - Zoning Code. Click here to view the proposed ordinance.

Due to emergency restrictions pertaining to COVID-19, in person public attendance is prohibited. The public hearing will be livestreamed on the Town’s Facebook page. Visit to watch the livestream. Comments on the ordinance will be accepted until August 19, 2020 at 6:45 p.m. If you would like the comments to be heard at the public hearing, they must be submitted by August 18, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. Submit your comments to or deposit them in the Town’s drop box in front of Town Hall. 

Request for Qualifications - Coastal Engineering: The Town of Holden Beach is seeking submittals of qualifications from coastal engineering firms interested in providing consulting services associated with the Town’s Beach Management Program.  Key work includes but is not limited to design development and permitting for planned multi-million-dollar storm damage repair FEMA projects, erosion restoration and inlet navigation projects, and other beach fill projects and related initiatives as determined necessary by the Town.  Firms must be registered in the State of NC.

Interested firms must submit two (2) paper copies and one (1) PDF copy of qualifications with Town of Holden Beach Coastal Engineering Consulting Services clearly marked on the front cover.  Responses should be addressed to the following: Town of Holden Beach, Attention:  Town Clerk, 110 Rothschild Street, Holden Beach, NC  28462 or hand delivered to the same address prior to 12 noon Monday, August 17, 2020.

Click here to view additional information regarding this RFQ including specific requirements and evaluation criteria. The Town of Holden Beach reserves the right to negotiate will any and all firms submitting qualifications.

Small and minority businesses, women’s business enterprises, and labor surplus area firms are encouraged to submit qualifications and firms using subcontractors must solicit such firms in the subcontracting process.

THIS RFQ IS NOT A BID.  There will be no formal bid opening.  It is the intent of the RFQ to determine the most qualified and cost competitive firm or individual through which the Town of Holden Beach could contract these services.

News from Mayor Holden (June 2) - With the exception of the playground and splash pad, Bridgeview Park is open. Click here to view Amendment No. 10 of the Town's State of Emergency. 

Coronavirus Information: 

Click here for information on Governor Cooper's face mask requirement. 

The Town Hall building is closed. Staff is still working. Please call or email for assistance. All activities, with the exception of Board of Commissioners' meetings, scheduled in the Town Hall Public Assembly and conference rooms and the Emergency Operations Center conference rooms are canceled until further notice. 

Brunswick County has developed a dedicated webpage for community assistance. Click here to view their website. Remember to seek the most verified information from sources likes the CDCNC DHHS and the county regarding the coronavirus. If you have questions, you can contact the Brunswick County Public Health Call Line at (910) 253-2339 Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You can also email them at The NC Public Health Call Line can be reached at 866-462-3821 (open 24/7).

2019 Water Quality Results: The 2019 Consumer Confidence Report is now available. Click here to view the report.




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