Town of Nags Head

Bulletin 12 from Dare County Emergency Management

Areas north of Oregon Inlet will have unrestricted access beginning Sunday, September 8 at 4:00 p.m. This includes Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Manteo, Roanoke Island, Colington Island, Martin’s Point, and the Dare mainland. Visitors are asked to check with their accommodations provider before traveling to the area to ensure the availability of their rental property. 

Read more of the bulletin on the Dare County web site.

General Information

  • There is no change to the trash and recycling collection schedule.
  • All Town offices will be open on their regular schedule on Monday, September 9. Town Hall's regular office hours are 8:30 am - 5 pm. Public Works is open 8 am - 4 pm.
  • If you have questions about permitting related to storm damage, please call Nags Head's Planning and Development Department at 252-441-7016.

  • Town of Nags Head employees were out on Saturday fixing road sigs, cleaning up areas, and conducting damage assessment. 
  • Please exercise caution when driving through areas that have vegetative debris on the roads. Avoid areas on the beach that have debris and refrain from disturbing debris that may have washed up from damaged structures.  
  • Dare County Schools - All Dare County Schools will be closed on Monday, September 9.
  • Disaster Assistance - Dare County wants to help those in need. Please contact the Department of Health and Human Services at 252.475.4196 if you or someone you know needs assistance. In areas of the county most impacted by the storm, relief workers will be in the field knocking on doors, but please reach out and let us know if you need assistance. 

  • Disaster Relief Information - The Outer Banks Community Foundation is coordinating all monetary donations, which are the greatest help to those in need. All donations are tax-deductible and 100% of all donations will be used to directly assist individuals and families in need. Donations can be made online at or

Debris Disposal

Please begin piling storm-related debris into SEPARATE PILES in the right-of-way:

  • Vegetative Debris (limbs, leaves, branches, sea grass, etc.) *Please do not bag your brush.
  • Construction and Demolition Materials (building materials, shingles, etc.)
  • Metal (appliances)
We will collect debris from the right of way over the next week. If you would like to drop it off at the bulk item/brush collection yard, click here for more information. 
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