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(a) The territory embraced within the corporate limits of the town shall be a turtle sanctuary above the mean low watermark of the Atlantic Ocean to include the foreshore.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person within the sea turtle sanctuaries to disturb or destroy a sea turtle, a sea turtle nest, or sea turtle eggs within the town.
(Ord. No. 1992-43, 10-6-92; Ord. No. 2020- 14, § 1 (part), 12-1-20)
State law reference— Protection of sea turtles and porpoises, G.S. 113-189; Unlawful acts, penalties, G.S. 113-337.