Beach Ordinances

Beach Regulations

  • Alcohol, glass containers, and fireworks prohibited
  • Leash law in effect at all times
  • May 15 through September 15: Dogs prohibited on the beach between 9 am to 5 pm
  • No swimming beyond 50 yards or shoulder height
  • Pet owners must pick up pet waste
  • Unlawful to damage sand dunes or dune vegetation, or to attach items to sand fencing or dune walkovers
  • Unlawful to litter (fines up to $1,000)

Shading Devices

Only umbrellas with a center pole no greater than 7 feet 6 inches in height and a circular shade no greater than 9 feet in diameter are allowed on the beach May 15 through September 15. 


Prohibited items from May 15 through September 15 include:

  • Any Material Mounted on Supports Allowed on the Beach
  • Cabanas
  • Pavilions
  • Sports-Brellas or Similar Devices
  • Tarps
  • Tents

Access the complete Beach Shading Devices Law.