Public Notice

Short-Term Rental Ordinance

At the most recent Board of Aldermen meeting, the Board adopted the proposed Short-Term Rental Ordinance but made two changes to the standards that would be applied.
The revised ordinance, Frequently Asked Questions, and Short-term Rental Application are now available on the City of Southport website at: 
We understand that many of you are eager to establish your permit, and we will make the information available as soon as possible. Thank you so much for your patience.
If you have any questions, please call the City Clerk at (910) 457-7900 ext. 1010.