Paid parking at the Eastern and Western Ocean Regional accesses begins Friday, April 15 and runs through Thursday, September 15, 2022. Payments are accepted by debit or credit card at the on-site kiosks or through the Passport parking app. Paid parking is $2-$4 an hour, with a maximum paid of up to $16 per day, even if you stay past four hours.
You can find full details about this program on our website.
Emerald Isle taxpayers, business owners and some groups are eligible for 1 or 2 free parking passes through the Emerald Isle Police Department. You can view additional information and apply for your parking permit online. Please note, due to the high volume of applications, same day service is not guaranteed.