Beach-goers on Emerald Isle July 13, 2015. A lawsuit filed by beachfront property owners at Emerald Isle asks the N.C. Supreme Court to overturn a unanimous decision by the state Court of Appeals late last year that upheld an Emerald Isle ordinance barring beachfront property owners from putting any beach equipment or structures “within an area 20 feet seaward of the base of the frontal dunes.”
Beach-goers on Emerald Isle July 13, 2015. A lawsuit filed by beachfront property owners at Emerald Isle asks the N.C. Supreme Court to overturn a unanimous decision by the state Court of Appeals late last year that upheld an Emerald Isle ordinance barring beachfront property owners from putting any beach equipment or structures “within an area 20 feet seaward of the base of the frontal dunes.” Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
Beach-goers on Emerald Isle July 13, 2015. A lawsuit filed by beachfront property owners at Emerald Isle asks the N.C. Supreme Court to overturn a unanimous decision by the state Court of Appeals late last year that upheld an Emerald Isle ordinance barring beachfront property owners from putting any beach equipment or structures “within an area 20 feet seaward of the base of the frontal dunes.” Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com

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