News & Announcements

Adopt-a-Highway cleanup event

Posted on March 18, 2017
April 7, 2017 (Friday): Meet at 9 a.m. at the Oak Island Recreation Center (3003 E. Oak Island Drive). No registration needed. All necessary equipment will be provided, but please bring a bottle of water. Event Sponsored by the Oak Island Environmental Advisory Committee. Continue Reading

Oak Island Pier Update

Posted on March 13, 2017
The Oak Island Town Council understands how important the Oak Island Pier is to our community. Our first priority has to be safety though, and we have closed the Fishing Pier until further notice; the restaurant and tackle shop can remain open. While we are still working with our insurance company and FEMA, we are actively looking for grants and any other possible funding we can use for rebuilding the Pier. We have already started the CAMA application process for a new Pier and have asked our engineer to provide drawings and specifications. Unfortunately, this does mean the Pier will ... Continue Reading

Info session Monday night — FEMA emergency dune project

Posted on March 8, 2017
The Town is hosting an information session with our beach engineers, Moffatt & Nichol, on Monday, March 13, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The meeting will be in Council Chambers at the Oak Island Town Hall (4601 E. Oak Island Drive). Engineers will give a brief description of the FEMA emergency beach dune project. They will also set up a few tables so they can display drawings and answer questions about your specific properties. This is not a Council meeting, just an information session for anyone interested in learning more about the project. Continue Reading

Marsh Cleanup

Posted on March 8, 2017
MARSH CLEANUP!                  Please join us on Saturday, March 25th, 2017, from 9 a.m. until noon -- Meet at the Oak Island Recreation Center Building, 3003 E. Oak Island Dr. This is a great way for families, students, service groups, and neighbors to join together and show community support to protect our environment, and have fun. Help make a difference! Trash bags and refreshments provided. Wear sun protection, closed toe shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather. Bring work gloves. For more information or to preregister, contact Sherry Ratliffe at 910.201.8083 or by email at  Please leave a contact number in the ... Continue Reading

Bid documents for FEMA beach project

Posted on March 1, 2017
For Homeowners Please use the link below to view and/or download the plans and specifications for the Post-Matthew FEMA Emergency Dune Restoration Project.  The Base Bid consists of ~100,000 cy of dune restoration to be reimbursed by FEMA while the Add Alternate Bid consists of a total of ~156,000 cy to build a larger dune that would require additional Town funds.   Continue Reading

Town of Oak Island – Public Notice

Posted on February 24, 2017
Town of Oak Island has applied to modify its current CAMA permit to allow for the placement of 156,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand. The project area is from 5100 Block of West Beach Drive to SE 60th Street. The project will follow FEMA guidelines for quantities and placement of an emergency dune. The project is currently out for bid and bids are to be opened on March 13, 2017. If any questions please contact Town Hall @ (910) 201-8001. Continue Reading

Live burn tomorrow — please see traffic pattern

Posted on February 23, 2017
The Oak Island Fire Department will be conducting a “Live Burn Training” exercise at 204 W. Beach Drive on Friday February 24th from 9 am until 3 pm. For public safety & firefighter safety, W. Beach Drive & W. Dolphin Drive will be closed from S. Middleton Drive to 5th Place West (Including & 2nd Pl. West). All traffic to and from the west end beach strand can be accessed via W. Pelican Drive, 5th & 7th Place West. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Continue Reading

Photo Contest starts today!

Posted on February 17, 2017
The Love Oak Island Photo Contest We know you love taking pictures of our beautiful town. You snap shots of the beach, marsh, wildlife, South Harbor Marina and our parks, and you share them on your social media. So how about sharing them with us? We’re hosting the  Oak Island Photo Contest. You’ll have the chance to win these fabulous prizes: bragging rights about your superior photography skills, and the chance to see your pictures on our website and social media pages. We’ve redesigned our website, and we’d like to enhance the new look with some new pictures. And we love sharing ... Continue Reading

Detour/road work at NE 28th

Posted on February 16, 2017
Use Yacht Drive to get around work being done on a water pipe at NE 28th Street. We hope to get this work finished ASAP today. Continue Reading

New website

Posted on February 13, 2017
We have switched to a new website. Please be patient as we reload information we lost in the transition. Continue Reading