Questions and Answers
- Where is the best place to get storm updates specific to Currituck County during a tropical disturbance or hurricane?
How do I obtain a resident or non-resident property owner re-entry permit?
Re-entry permits are mailed to Currituck Outer Banks residents and non-resident property owners every two years. Permits for 2018/2019 are in production and will be mailed in March.
One permit is issued per property address.
What if an evacuation is ordered and I cannot find my re-entry permit?
Re-entry permits are not issued 72 hours prior to a projected landfall of a tropical system or hurricane.
If you have misplaced your permit, proof of residency or ownership such as:
- driver’s license with Corolla address
- tax record
- utility bill
will allow you access to your property.
Contact the Emergency Management Office at 252-232-2115 following the storm to request a replacement permit.
How do I obtain a business re-entry permit?
Business re-entry permits are issued by the Emergency Management Office. Call 252-232-2115 for more information.
- How do I sign up for the emergency notification system?
How do I sign up for the Currituck County Special Medical Needs Registry?
Currituck County Department of Social Services maintains the county’s special medical needs registry. To register or for more information, call 252-232-3083.
Where are the emergency shelters in Currituck County located?
Currituck County does not open pre-storm shelters. If necessary, Currituck County will coordinate with an inland county to provide a host shelter.
Who should I call if I need transportation assistance when an evacuation is ordered?
Currituck County Department of Social Services will coordinate transportation assistance. For more information, call 252-232-3083.
How do I report a power outage?
Report an outage to
- Dominion Energy
- Albemarle Electric Membership Cooperation (AEMC)
- Dominion Energy
When will I be able to get to my vacation rental following a hurricane?
The County will begin to assess damages as soon as the storm has passed. A phased re-entry will be used to facilitate an orderly re-entry to the Currituck Outer Banks.
Always check with you property management company to make sure that your rental is accessible and ready for your stay.