The Town of Cape Carteret's public boat ramp facility is located at the end of Manatee Street, and is available for authorized users who have obtained an annual boat ramp pass from the Town.
The Town caps the number of annual boat ramp passes issued at 285 per year, and no additional passes will be issued once the cap has been reached.
Boat ramp passes for 2024 are currently on sale to Cape Carteret residents and property owners, and will go on sale to all others beginning on December 1. Town staff will verify residency or property ownership before issuing annual boat ramp passes. 2024 boat ramp passes may be purchased in person at the Cape Carteret Town Hall during normal business hours or by completing the online application below.
The annual boat ramp pass fee is $225 for Cape Carteret residents and property owners, and each property owner has the option to secure one additional pass for a second boat. The annual boat ramp pass for residents of neighboring towns is $500, and the fee for out of area residents is $750. Sales for areas outside of Cape Carteret go on sale on December 1, 2023. Please do not attempt to process your application online before that time. Thank you!
Unauthorized use of the Manatee Street public boat ramp facility will result in the issuance of a citation and $1,000 fine.