Questions & Answers
How can I find the department or agency I need that provides a particular service?
The County Manager’s office serves as a referral source for citizens, businesses, organizations, and other governmental agencies. Office personnel will direct individuals to the proper department or agency.
I have a complaint regarding a County department and an employee. What should I do?
The County Manager’s office responds to complaints regarding services provided by County departments and will assist in the resolution of problems by working with the appropriate department.
Where can I get an ATV Beach Driving Permit to ride vehicle on the northern Currituck Outer Banks beaches?
Effective September 2020 Currituck County will no longer issue ATV permits in-person at our offices. You will only be able to mail, email, fax use our online form to request a permit.
Residents or owners on the Currituck County Banks, beach foreshore, or beach strand are required to fill out an annual ATV Beach Driving Permit to operate ATV on the beach.
Read the county ATV ordinances below to know the rules and regulations governing ATV’s and other wheeled or tracked motorized vehicles designed and used primarily for off-road use.
County ordinances that cover ATV Laws are:
- Sec. 10-56. Driver’s license
- Sec. 10-64. Permit system (County residents and property owners only)
- Sec. 9-71. Certain conditions declared nuisances
Send completed signed application and copy of insurance policy by:
Attention: Merrie Holcomb
153 Courthouse Road, Suite 204
Currituck, North Carolina 27929
Merrie Holcomb, County Receptionist
For more information contact the Merrie Holcomb at 252-232-6001.
How do I get my road on the State System for maintenance?
In order to begin the process to have a private road accepted by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), a petition must be signed by the residents and property owners on the road.
The petition may be obtained from the County Manager’s Office and returned there when completed. The petition is then placed on a Board of Commissioners’ meeting agenda. Following Board approval, the request is submitted to North Carolina Department of Transportation for investigation and processing. NCDOT will correspond to the first name on the petition regarding their decision.
What is the schedule for the Knotts Island Ferry?
The current schedule for the Knotts Island Ferry and other NC ferries is available at North Carolina Department of Transportation website.
How do I obtain a business license?
Currituck County does not require business or privilege licenses.
The County does require that businesses comply with State license requirements. You should check with Planning and Community Development to determine if your property is zoned properly for the business you have in mind.
If you have any questions concerning starting a business in Currituck County contact Larry Lombari, Economic Development Director at 252-232-6015.