Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - 10:08am

Just a friendly reminder as we have now entered the political season for our local elections. Under North Carolina Law it is a class 3 misdemeanor for any person to steal, deface, vandalize, or unlawfully remove a political sign that has been lawfully placed*. Though you may not agree with every candidate or fellow citizens’ political affiliation, we must not act in an unlawful manner. The Kure Beach Police Department asks that we all respect each other’s property and opinions and continue in our common goal to make our community a safe and wonderful place to live.

Kure Beach Chief of Police

Michael P. Bowden

*Kure Beach Municipal Code 15.40.040

Temporary signs may be erected on privately owned premises for a cumulative durational period of ninety (90) days within a single calendar year. Temporary signs will not be allowed in the right-of-way within the town limits or on any publicly owned property. Temporary signs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction shall be placed near the tree line from the edge of the road. Temporary signs may not be erected within fifty (50) feet of Town Hall or polling places twenty-four (24) hours prior to the scheduled election subject to limits imposed by the New Hanover County Board of Elections. Temporary signs may not exceed six (6) square feet in size.

Please see the attached statement from the Police Department.