Coastal Management and Marine Fisheries offices closing in Elizabeth City


The Elizabeth City office of the Divisions of Coastal Management and Marine Fisheries is closing for facility repairs and will remain closed for an undetermined amount of time.

Members of the public seeking a CAMA permit or fishing license may go to the Department of Environmental Quality’s Washington Regional Office at 943 Washington Square Mall in Washington or call 252-946-6481.

Those seeking a fishing license also may go to the Division of Marine Fisheries’ Manteo Field Office, 1021 Driftwood Drive, Manteo or call 252-473-5734.

Additionally, Coastal Recreational Fishing Licenses may be purchased at many sporting goods and bait and tackle shops; online at; or by phone, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 888-248-6834.

Coastal Management and Marine Fisheries staff may be reached through the Washington Office at 252-946-6481 or by email.

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