Flooding is a major concern to the Town of Kure Beach. Since we are an oceanfront community, we are more susceptible to the havoc that comes with hurricanes, king (full moon) tides, and Northeaster winds.

Since 1979, Kure Beach has participated in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) which allows property owners to procure Federally backed insurance policies.

Kure Beach also participates in the Community Rating System (CRS). CRS is a part of the NFIP, and its purpose is to recognize, encourage, and reward, by the use of flood insurance premium adjustments, community and state activities that are above and beyond the NFIP required minimum standards.

If you have questions about flooding, please contact Building Inspector John Batson. He will be happy to discuss any concerns you have, and will meet you on your property.

North Carolina Flood Risk Information Center – sea what flood zone you’re in!