The Town of Cape Carteret is comprised of both seasonal and permanent residents. Cape Carteret's prime location, mild climate, and friendly people make this Town a wonderful place for families, retirees, and vacationers.
Cape Carteret is located along the Intracoastal Waterway, at the foot of the Emerald Isle Bridge. Our close proximity to the Crystal Coast beaches, excellent fishing, golf courses, and many local festivals ensure that there is always something fun for everyone.
Tax Day 5K Traffic Impacts
Please expect traffic impacts due to the Tax Day 5K on Saturday, April 15th between 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Please plan accordingly and take alternate routes when possible. Click Here for a map that shows the race route or view the map below.
North Carolina is planning to adopt new flood plain maps in 2018. If your home is in or adjacent to a flood plain there is a possibility that the change in flood maps could affect flood insurance premiums. If you would like additional information on how these changes may affect your property please feel free to stop by Town Hall.
The next yard debris pick-up is scheduled June 5-9. Information on yard debris pickup can be found on the Public Works webpage as well as the Town's Facebook page.
Cape Carteret Police Department
For Emergencies Dial 911
Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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