County Highlights

Hurricane Dorian 

Updated: Monday, October 21, 2019 9:00 a.m.

Storm Debris Collection

Currituck County continues to pick up storm debris caused by Hurricane Dorian. This collection started on Monday, September 23, 2019 and should be completed very soon.

Debris Collection Map list the streets where debris removal has been collected.


Important points to remember:

  • The collection will only take place from the right of way on state-maintained roads. Collection trucks will not pick up storm debris on private roads. Residents who are unsure if they live on a state-maintained road may check online. Enter address in the search box. If you are using a mobile device the search bar will not show, however the streets are marked. Just pan and zoom to find your street.
  • Residents on private roads should take storm debris to one of the county’s convenience centers.
  • Only “woody” debris (trees and branches) will be collected. No bags or other items will be picked up.
  • Tree and branch sections should not be more than 6 feet in length.
  • As you prepare to clean up from Dorian, please be sure to observe health and safety guidelines! The Centers for Disease Control and  Prevention (CDC) has all the information you need to clean up safely after a disaster.

At this time, there is only one collection pass planned for the county. Everyone who wants to participate should now have their debris placed along their state-maintained road.

  • Hurricane Dorian Press Releases
  • Currituck County’s disaster declaration request for Public Assistance has been approved. The purpose of the Public Assistance Grant Program is to support communities’ recovery from major disasters by providing them with grant assistance for debris removal, life-saving emergency protective measures, and restoring public infrastructure.
  • Individual Assistance was NOT approved, however, Currituck County Residents and Businesses can apply for a low rate Small Business Administration (SBA) loan.
    Applicants may apply:

    Online using the Electronic Loan Application

    Call Small Business Administration Customer Service Center at
    800-877-8339 (TYY) for the deaf and hard-of-hearing


    Mail loan application form
    U.S. Small Business Administration
    Processing and Disbursement Center
    14925 Kingsport Road
    Fort Worth, Texas     76155-2243

  • Carova Beach Park Boat Ramp has collapsed. Please do not park your boat there!


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