AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH TO CREATE A SEA TURTLE SANCTUARY AND TO EXCHANGE A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY FOR SERVICES.
Authorizes the town of Ocean Isle to create a sea turtle sanctuary within the areas of the town limits, above the mean low watermark, including the foreshore. Ordinances adopted to regulate activities within the sea turtle sanctuary must be consistent with the town's general ordinance-making powers. The ordinance may incorporate the sea turtle criminal statutes by cross reference. Makes it unlawful to disturb or destroy a sea turtle, sea turtle nest, or sea turtle eggs within the sanctuary, in violation of an ordinance adopted by the Town.
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