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Clear the Shelter

On Saturday, August 18 as part of the “Clear the Shelter” initiative, Currituck Animal Shelter is lowering our adoption fees 50% for ALL dogs and cat at our facility to help find loving and safe homes for our available pets.

In 2017 the Currituck Animal Shelter participated in their first ever “Clear the Shelter” event. We are pleased to announce that we will participation again this year with WAVY-10 and WVBT FOX43 in their annual pet adoption campaign “Clear the Shelter.”

“Clear the Shelters” is a nationwide pet adoption initiative; that brings shelters, rescue groups, and adopters together to find loving homes for pets in need.

During last year’s event our shelter adopted 53 cats and dogs to a good home.  Help us “Clear the Shelter” this year by adopting a shelter pet.

Currently all our senior dogs and cats are 50% off, check out these adorable seniors that are looking for a fur-ever home.

An application is just a click away.

Tank & Zero

Tank and Zero are 9 year old bonded brothers. Tank is the fearless leader. Zero is a little more unsure of himself and follows his brothers lead. They are both big boys that need to lose a few pounds

Romay aka Baxter

Baxter is a sweet, 8 year old Beagle mix. He is a low maintenance, laid back guy. Baxter would be a great addition to any family.

Senior Dog Nash

Nash

Nash, a 10 year old Jack Russell Terrier mix, is still spry. Don’t let his age fool you, he still runs and plays like a puppy! He likes cats a little too much to live with them, but seems to do well with dogs.

Calvin

Calvin is not quite a senior, but he is hitting middle age. He is the most beautiful Foxhound mix you have seen! Calvin is happy-go-lucky and would be a great family pet.

   

Sandra Dee

Sandra Dee is a loving older girl that would be great in any home. She is heartworm positive, but that is treatable. Please consider adding a this 8 year old senior girl to your home!

   

 

Currituck has New Flood Maps Available for Review

Citizens may view new flood maps provided by the North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program, which is part of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.  In Currituck County, the maps show a significant change in the number of structures located in a special flood hazard area.

The new flood maps will be effective for insurance purposes on Friday, December 21, 2018.  The County is currently in the 6 month adoption and compliance period and is required to update the Flood Damage Prevention section of the Unified Development Ordinance.

Citizens should be aware that even though property is no longer within an identified flood zone, it is still at risk because Currituck County is in a low-lying coastal area.  Property owners in Currituck are encouraged to consider maintaining flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program.

The Floodplain Mapping Program’s study of the flood hazard risk in Currituck County includes coastal storm surge data and coastline surveys.  The study includes 29 miles of coastline and 93.5 miles of rivers.  According to the results, Currituck County has a significant decrease in the number of properties located within the 100-year floodplain.

In Currituck, the number of “V-Zone” properties, those within the 100-year floodplain that are susceptible to potential damage from waves that are 3′ or greater, fell from 1,097 to 126.  Overall, the number of “A-Zone” properties, those within the 100-year floodplain, fell from 7,020 to 2,767.

If you would more information on local flood hazards or the National Flood Insurance Program, please contact Currituck Planning & Community Development at 252-232-3055.

Permits & Inspections
Wants You to Know

Looking for some extra storage around your house? Thinking of putting a portable shipping container in your backyard? You might have to look for a different solution, portable shipping containers may not be used for permanent storage or as a garage. Since 2013 Currituck County only allows portable shipping containers to be used as a temporary storage unit with the following specifications:

  • Containers may not exceed 160 square feet in size or be taller than eight feet
  • Storage containers shall not be in place for no more than 30 days per calendar year, and no more than 3 occurrences per parcel, per year.
  • A storage container placed on a construction site shall be removed upon expiration of building permit.

Our Permits & Inspections Division will be able to provide you with more information on container specifications and required permits.

 

Proposed Annual Balanced Budget

2018-2019 Operating Budgets for:
  • County of Currituck
  • Tourism Development Authority
  • Ocean Sands Water and Sewer District

Monday, June 4, 2018Proposed Budgets presented at Board of Commissioners meeting.

Monday, June 18, 2018 – Public Hearing and possible adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budgets by the Board of Commissioners.

Sunday, July 1, 2018 – Effective date of adopted budgets.

The full budget document is available for public review at the

County Manager’s Office
153 Courthouse Road, Suite 204
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

 
Public Notice 2018-2019 Budget Public Hearing…

Veterans Advisory Board Accepting Applications

Get involved in your county government today by joining one of our citizen advisory boards. What a great way for residents of Currituck County to be involved in shaping local government policy by giving your time, expertise and experience.

We have many advisory boards in Currituck County looking for local citizens to join.  Our newly formed Veterans Advisory Board is accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving as a liaison between the community and government agencies in helping coordinate activities and connecting local military veterans and their families with services and benefits. The Board of Commissioners will review all applications and appoint 7 individuals.

Not interested in our Veterans Advisory Board? Consider joining one of our other boards! We have several advisory boards’ vacancies at this time. Maybe you are interested in joining our Board of Adjustments, the Senior Center Advisory Board or our Parks and Recreation Board.

Interested person can submit an application to the County Manager’s office or apply online. Eligibility and representation requirements vary for each advisory group. If you have questions about any of the county’s advisory boards, please contact  Leeann Walton,  Clerk to the Boardof Commissioners, at 252-232-2075.

Please consider becoming involved in your county government by filling one of these important positions. Get involved and help plan Currituck’s future.

Sheriff’s Youth Club

The Sheriff’s Youth Club is a year-long program created by Sheriff Matthew W. Beickert that will include weekly mentoring meetings and summer camps. During spring, fall and winter, the mentorship meetings will take place after school between the School Resource Officers and club participants.

Campers will be assigned to a summer camp based on their current grade level they’ve completed at the time their application is submitted. Students who’ve completed 6th-8th grade should apply for the middle school summer camp and students who’ve completed 9th-12th grade should apply for the high school summer camp.

The first meetings of the Sheriff’s Youth Club will begin with 3 Summer Camps:

The summer camps are held at Currituck County High School, Room A47 (Health Class). Summer camps will meet Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Students can be dropped off at 8:30 a.m. and picked up at 3:30 p.m. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Applications are available by:

Currituck County Sheriff’s office is currently accepting Applications.  Space is limited and participants will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. There is NO fee and the program is open to all Currituck County youth.

Also, during the summer of 2018 our SRO’s will be helping the Currituck YMCA with their 3rd-5th grade summer camp from June 25 – July 6. Visit Currituck YMCA’s summer camps for more information.

For questions contact the Sheriff’s Office, 252-453-8204 or check out our youth program section of this website..

Pitch, Hit & Run Competition in Currituck

Currituck Parks & Recreation will be hosting a Pitch, Hit, and Run competition for Baseball & Softball players on Saturday, May 12, 2018 beginning at 10:15 a.m. The competition will be held on Field 3 at Currituck Community Park.

To register your child and view the rules go to the Pitch, Hit & Run website.

Winners for each age group will compete on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Virginia.

If you have any questions contact Corey Miller by email or call 252-232-3007.

Beach Parking Permits
Required This Summer

Beachgoers who wish to park on Currituck County’s four-wheel drive beach this summer will need a county-issued beach parking permit displayed on their motor vehicle.

The permit system will be effective from the Friday before Memorial Day until Labor Day.

At this time, you can complete an application and submit via email, mail, or fax. You may also apply in person at one of our county visitor centers.

For more information or to submit an application:

www.ParkingOnTheBeach.com