News

FNS benefits change coming in March

Currituck County families enrolled in Food Nutrition Services (FNS) will see a change in their benefits beginning in March 2023. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced that supplemental benefits received by…

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Free tax preparation assistance begins in February

Currituck County citizens can receive free help in preparing their tax returns through a program sponsored by the Currituck Senior Center. The AARP Tax Prep assistance period will run from February 2 to April 6,…

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New county access permit being mailed to property owners

Currituck County is in the process of mailing to all property owners the new Currituck County Access Permit, which will be valid for 2023-2024. Each property owner will receive two (2) permits. These permits are…

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Water system flushing now underway

The Currituck County Water Department is in the process of flushing the system's pipes and hydrants.  This operation has begun at the mainland water plant in Maple and will gradually extend throughout the community. Flushing…

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Application period open for low income heating assistance

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) helps eligible families afford their primary heating expense by providing a one-time annual payment directly to their heating vendor, such as an electric, gas or fuel oil company.…

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Events & Meetings

Feb
6
Board Of Commissioners Meeting – 6:00 PM

Currituck County Board of Commissioners meeting will be held on  Monday, February 6, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Historic Currituck Courthouse. Public Notice - Public Hearings Announcement... For all meeting agendas, minutes and board information…

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Feb
9
Board of Adjustment Meeting – 7:00 PM

The Currituck County Board of Adjustment  meeting will be held Thursday,  February 9, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. in the Historic Currituck Courthouse. Meeting agendas, minutes and board information…

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Feb
14
Planning Board Meeting – 6:00 PM

The Currituck County Planning Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Historic Currituck Courthouse. Meeting agendas, minutes and board information…

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Feb
16
Wild Horse Advisory Board – 1:00 PM

Wild Horse Advisory Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 1:00 p.m., in the Historic Courthouse Conference Room. Meeting agendas, minutes and board information…

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Feb
20
Board Of Commissioners Meeting – 6:00 PM

Currituck County Board of Commissioners meeting will be held on  Monday, February 20, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Historic Currituck Courthouse. For all meeting agendas, minutes and board information…

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Currituck Spotlight

County Issuing New Currituck County Access Permits

Currituck County is in the process of mailing to all property owners the new Currituck County Access Permit, which will be valid  for 2 years beginning January 1, 2023 until December 31, 2024. Each property owner will receive 2 permits.

These permits are to be displayed on the user’s vehicle windshield in order to:

  • Utilize the trash and recycling convenience centers
  • Park on the 4 Wheel Drive beach in Corolla
  • Re-enter designated areas following an emergency evacuation.

Anyone who does not receive their permits in the mail by Tuesday, January 31, 2023 should contact the County Manager’s office at 252-232-2075.

Citizens who are long-term renters in the county may submit an online application to receive their permits. The online application, along with additional permit information, may be found at currituckcountync.gov/access-permits/.

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) helps eligible families afford their primary heating expense by providing a one-time annual payment directly to their heating vendor, such as an electric, gas or fuel oil company. This program is facilitated by the Department of Social Services.

Social Services will take LIEAP applications from December 1 – 30, 2022 for households containing a member age 60 and older OR containing a disabled person (receiving SSI, SSA Disability or VA Disability payments), who is also receiving a service through the Department of Aging and Adult Services.

Additional information about this program can be viewed at:  www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/social-services/energy-assistance/low-income-energy-assistance-lieap.

You can apply for LIEAP online at epass.nc.gov/. You can also apply in person at the Department of Social Services, or you can print out a paper application from epass.nc.gov/, which can then be dropped off, emailed, faxed, or mailed.

For more information, please contact the Currituck County Department of Social Services at 252-232-3083.