Surfing Rules and Regulations

City of North Myrtle Beach Ordinance reads:

Sec. 5-5.  Surfboards.

(a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to ride a surfboard or skimboard on the public beach or any waters adjacent thereto, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. during the period from May fifteenth to September fifteenth, except in the following designated areas:
(1)   Beginning at appoint three hundred (300) feet north of the Cherry Grove Pier, and ending at a point six hundred (600) feet north of the point of beginning;
(2)   Beginning at a point at 13th Avenue South, and ending at a point six hundred (600) feet north thereof;
(3)   Beginning at a point at 27th Avenue South, and ending at a point six hundred (600) feet north thereof;
(4)   Beginning at a point at 38th Avenue South, and ending at a point six hundred (600) feet north thereof;
(5)   Beginning at a point one hundred fifty (150) feet south of 6th Avenue North and ending at a point nine hundred (900) feet north of the point of beginning.
(b)   It shall be unlawful to surf within three hundred (300) feet of any pier.
(c)   All surfers shall be required to wear a surfing leash at all times.
(Code 1970, § 6-5; Ord. of 4-20-82; Ord. No. 88-33, 10-4-88; Ord. No. 90-18, § 1, 6-4-90; Ord. No. 04-13, 4-19-04)