News Flash


Posted on: January 18, 2021

Limited Access to Town Offices


To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our citizens and our employees, access to Nags Head's Town Hall, Public Works, and Police and Fire Departments is by appointment only. 

Town Hall's main phone line is 252-441-5508, but we encourage you to visit our department directory for a listing of phone numbers to reach an employee directly. 

Utility Payments
All residents are encouraged to conduct utility or other miscellaneous payments online OR by depositing your payment in our the utilities payment dropbox located outside by the Town Hall flag pole. 

NOTE:  All credit card and e-check fees will be waived while access to town hall is limited.

Planning and Development Services
Planning and Development staff can be reached either by email or phone

If you have questions about applying or being issued a building permit, please email or call 252-441-7016. 

For zoning-related questions, email

Public Works
Please call (252-441-1122) or email ( if you need to reach our public works offices.

Beach Driving
Need a permit to drive on the beach in Nags Head? You can purchase a permit from Nags Head's tackle shops. Be sure to bring your current registration and driver's license with you.

Learn more about beach driving.

Beach Nourishment Easements 
If you need to drop off an already signed and notarized beach nourishment easement, you can leave it in the drop box by the flagpole at town hall. If you need to sign your easement in front of a notary, please contact either of the employees below:

Deputy Town Clerk Michelle Gray

Public Information Officer Roberta Thuman

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

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