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!



Final Public Notice - May 15, 2019: The Town of Holden Beach has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management as a sub-recipient. This project is for repairs to the Town's Central Reach Project which is located in a Coastal High Hazard Zone. The Town plans to utilize contract labor and equipment for the following repairs to the Central Reach portion of the Beach: replace 722,994 CY of Engineered Beach, replace 10,000 native dune plants and replace 800 feet of sand fence used to build and stabilize dunes. Click here to read the full text of the Final Public Notice. Comments are solicited from the public; local, state or federal agencies and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of the proposed project. The comments should be made in writing and addressed to: FEMA Internal 11988 Reviewer, FEMA Region 4, 3003 Chamblee-Tucker Road, Atlanta, GA 30341. Alternatively, comments may be emailed to Please send comments with subject line (DR-4393-NC-00674 11988 Comment). All comments are due within 15 days of the posted date of this notice.

Feedback Needed: The Board of Commissioners is considering live streaming the BOC meetings. Before a decision is made, the Board is requesting your feedback. The streaming video solution would allow the Town to stream our meetings live and on-demand through our website. Archived meetings are indexed and broken up into clips by agenda item. Click here to view examples of this service and to complete a brief survey in order to provide the Board with your feedback. Contact with questions.

Budget Message: Notice is hereby given that the Budget proposed for the Fiscal Year, beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, has been submitted to the Board of Commissioners. Click here to view the Budget Message. 

A public hearing on the proposed Budget will be held by the Board of Commissioners at 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in the Holden Beach Town Hall Public Assembly, 110 Rothschild Street. Oral and written comments will be received at the hearing from any interested person.

Request for Proposals: The Town of Holden Beach, North Carolina seeks qualified individuals to perform a cost-justified water and wastewater system development fees written analysis in accordance with House Bill 436. The written analysis shall review and make recommendations for revisions as necessary to the Town’s water and sewer system development fees to conform with House Bill 436. The written analysis needs to be prepared by a financial professional or licensed professional engineer qualified by experience and training or education to employ generally accepted accounting, engineering and planning methodologies to calculate system development fees for public water and sewer systems.

Click here to view the full Request for Proposals. Proposals must be submitted no later than 2:00 p.m. on June 4, 2019. Interested parties must submit ten (10) completed hard copies and one digital copy in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Proposals for Development Fee Study.” Proposals shall be mailed or hand delivered to: Town of Holden Beach, Attn: Heather Finnell, 110 Rothschild Street, Holden Beach, NC 28462.

All proposals received after the submittal time will be rejected and returned unopened. The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Questions or clarifications need to be submitted to the Town via email to by May 31, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.                                                                                    

2017 Water Quality Results: The 2017 Consumer Confidence Report is now available. Click here to view the report.

Visitor Map: Click here to view or print a PDF version of the Town's new Visitor Map.  Click here to check out a Google Maps version of the map. The map features public accessways, parking, handicap parking, restrooms/port-a-johns, showers, handicap accesses and parks.

Bridge Work: Per the Department of Transportation's latest guidance, the contractor performing work on the HB Bridge will NOT close or narrow a lane of traffic during the following times:

Week before Memorial Day to Week After Labor Day (Summer)Monday - Thursday, 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.                                   From Friday at 5:00 a.m. to Sunday at 9:00 p.m.

Week after Labor Day to Week before Memorial Day (Offseason)Monday - Thursday, 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. From Friday at 6:00 a.m. to Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

The contractor will also not narrow or close lanes of traffic, detain, and/ or alter the traffic flow during holiday weekends, special events or other times when traffic is unusually heavy.

For the most current information, visit the Department of Transportation's website.

Wi-Fi: Public Wi-Fi is available at the Holden Beach Pavilion, Town Hall and the area under the water tower.



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