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By Jason Gonzales

OAK ISLAND, NC (StarNews) — The Oak Island Town Council unanimously placed a moratorium banning any new homes larger than six bedrooms on Thursday after hearing from residents asking for stricter rules on large-sized houses.

The moratorium is slated as time to work out the rules and regulations on “mega-homes” on the island. The council hopes to develop and adopt the new regulations by mid-April.

The council will have a number of workshops with the town planning board on the matter.

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4 Comments on "Oak Island OKs moratorium banning ‘mega’ homes"

2015 years 8 months ago

If I built a house for my family with one guess room it would have to be 8 bedrooms. So, if it is a single family home and not to rent why should they restrict it. Yes, I have 5 boys and 1 girl.

2015 years 8 months ago

After all, we wouldn’t want to bring down the property value of those 1960s and 70s single-wide trailers, would we?

2015 years 8 months ago

Funny. If Oak Island is anything like our beaches here in Wilmington, those old trailers are irrelevant. People buy the LAND and wipe out the old homes/trailers If the people of this small beach community have voted for their decision leave them be. Wrightsville Beach has done the same thing in many ways (regulations) I don’t care for it so I don’t go there. Easy enough.

2015 years 8 months ago

Only has to look at the troubled sewer system to see why they are trying to regulate mega mansions..



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