Currituck County Access Permit
Online Application

Effective January 1, 2023, county residents must have a Currituck County Access Permit to:

  • Utilize all solid waste and recycling convenience centers.
  • Park on the 4 Wheel Drive beach north of Corolla; and
  • Based on permit color, re-enter designated areas following an emergency evacuation.

The permits are non-adhesive and can be transferred from one vehicle to another. Place the Permit on the vehicle’s windshield on the driver’s side lower corner.

Permits are valid for 2023-2024.


Each property owner receives a total of 2 permits, regardless of the number of individual properties owned. No exceptions will be granted.

  • Mainland property owners receive 2 blue permits.
  • Outer Banks property owners receive 2 red permits.
  • Those who own property on the mainland and Outer Banks receive 2 red permits only.
Long-Term Renters
  • Citizens who rent homes on a long-term basis may receive 2 Access Permits by submitting an application. Proof of lease is required.
Replacement Permits
  • Property owners may submit a request for a replacement permit.
  • A fee of $75 will be charged for the replacement of a lost permit.
  • No more than 2 permit replacements in the 2-year period will be issued.
  • Damaged permits may be returned to the County Manager’s office and replaced without a fee.


Permits are valid for 2 years beginning January 1, 2023 until December 31, 2024 and replace the Solid Waste Permit..

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