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NoteIf you have ever purchased an additional recycling cart, please call Public Services at 252-441-1122 to inquire about a refund/trash cart in lieu of refund.
Trash carts are $80.07 (excluding convenience fee) and can be purchased by one of the following methods:
For more information go to our Sanitation Collection Route page, or call Nags Head Public Works at 252-441-1122.
Visit our Bulk Item / Yard Brush Disposal page for more information or call Nags Head Public Services at 252-441-1122.
You can register to vote through the Dare County Board of Elections. For more information, please visit the Dare County Board of Elections website.
Call Nags Head Public Services at 252-441-1122 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Between 3:30 p.m. and midnight call 252-305-6067.
Between midnight and 7 a.m. call 252-473-3444.
First, you should check to see if your property has covenants. This can be done by contacting your homeowner's association.
Second, you should check with the realtor, seller, or Nags Head Planning Department to determine if your home is in a flood zone and will therefore need flood insurance.
Third, you should check the U.S. Housing and Urban Development's website for their nine steps to buying a home.
These are just a few suggestions. Your realtor can better assist you with buying/renting a home in Nags Head. For a list of realty companies, visit the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce website.
The town is home to Nags Head Elementary, located at 3100 Wrightsville Avenue (near Bonnett Street). For information on all of Dare County's schools, go to the Dare County Schools website. For report cards on Dare County's schools, visit the NC School Report Cards website.
Yes, Peak Resources, located at 430 West Health Center Drive, is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. They can be reached by calling 252-441-3116.
To look up utility companies, go to the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce website.
The post office is located at the corner of Deering Street and U.S. 158/S Croatan Highway near Mile Post 13. Their phone number is 252-441-7387.
To change the mailing address for your water bill, call Nags Head's Town Hall at 252-441-5508 or email the Water Department.
For information about sand fences, visit the Coastal Area Management Act page, or call Nags Head Planning and Development at 252-441-7016.
Nags Head's Town Hall is located at 5401 South Croatan Highway (US 158) near Mile Post 14. The Police Department and the Planning and Development Department are also located here and Fire and Rescue is headquartered across the highway.
Nags Head Public Services is located at 2200 Lark Avenue, off of Eighth Street, behind the bowling alley.
For information in becoming involved in Town Government, please visit our Boards and Committees page.
Find information about building / renovating a home at the Nags Head Building Inspections page.
Our Town Code of Ordinances is available online to search.
To learn the difference between public and private streets, read through the Private Streets FAQs (PDF).