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Stay Prepared & Informed Regarding COVID-19

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ top priority continues to be the health, safety, and well-being of its citizens. Offices at the Town Hall are currently open; however, access is restricted. Access into the Town Hall will be granted by an appointment only. 

For COVID-19 updates, general information, contact information for Town Departments and changes to their daily operations click here.

Thank you for protecting our OBX community by wearing a mask, waiting 6 feet apart, and washing hand

Voting in the 2020 election

Voting Information

The last day to register to vote for the Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Election Day is October 9, 2020. If you missed this deadline, you can register during the early voting period. 

Election Day, November 3
To vote in person on Election Day, you must go to your assigned precinct polling place. Polls will be open 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Polling places have changed due to need of larger spaces to allow for social distancing so voters should check their precinct location for this election on Nov. 3.  

KDH Polling Place:

First Flight Middle School Gym - 109 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Exercise your right to vote

“Absentee” or “Vote by Mail” (they are essentially the same thing)
Download a ballot request form at State Absentee Ballot Request Form OR, call the Dare County Board of Elections at 252.475.5630, ask for the form and it will be mailed to you. Fill it out and send it to Dare County Board of Elections, PO Box 1000, Manteo, NC 27954.

You will receive your ballot by mail after September 4th. Vote your ballot then return it in the official, pre-addressed envelope provided. To be counted, it must reach BOE by 5 p.m. on Election Day, Nov.3. However, mail-in ballots received by Nov. 6 will be counted if they are postmarked Nov. 3 or earlier. For more information, visit or You will be able to track your ballot after you mail it in.

One-Stop Early Voting
This year, Early Voting begins on October 15 and runs through October 31. To early vote, visit any of the three early voting polling locations in Dare County:
Kill Devil Hills Town Hall; Cape Hatteras Secondary School Auditorium (Buxton) or the Administration Building in Manteo.

This form of voting also allows you to register and vote on the same day if you haven’t registered already. More information here, one-stop voting page.

Early Voting Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 7:30 PM
Saturday, Oct 17 8 AM to 6 PM
Saturday, Oct 24 8 AM to 6 PM
Saturday, Oct 31 8 AM to 3 PM

KDH Trash Truck

Once-Per-Week Residential Refuse Collection Begins 11/2/20

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ annual once-per-week residential trash collection will begin Monday, November 2, 2020.  During this once-per-week collection period, properties on the east side of U.S. 158 (bypass) will receive service on Mondays and properties on the west side of highway U.S. 158 will receive service on Tuesdays.  The twice-per-week collection schedule will resume Monday, March 29, 2021.  Contact Public Services at 252-480-4080 for additional information.

 Please remember to recycle and take advantage of the Town’s Recycle Center at 701 Bermuda Bay Boulevard.  Anyone can recycle at this facility Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., and on Saturday, 8:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.   Additionally, Town residents can recycle at home for a small monthly fee by subscribing to the Residential Curbside Recycling Service offered by Bay Disposal, 252-491-5105.

Hydrant Flushing to Occur in November

The Kill Devil Hills Public Services Department will conduct its fire hydrant flushing program beginning Monday, November 2, 2020, and lasting approximately until Friday, November 20, 2020. Customers may experience a momentary loss of water pressure or temporary water discoloration and should check color of water prior to washing clothing. To find out if flushing is occurring in a specific area, please call the Kill Devil Hills Public Services Department at (252) 480-4080.



Public Notice of Found and Unclaimed Property Disposition

Pursuant to the provisions of North Carolina General Statutes 15-12 through 15-16 this notice of unclaimed property and notice of sale is published to advise any person or persons who may have or claim to have any interest in the property listed below that they must report that claim to the Kill Devil Hills Police Department within thirty (30) days from Wednesday, October 14, 2020, which is the date of first publication of this advertisement.  The property may be viewed for thirty (30) days beginning Thursday, October 15, 2020, through Friday, November 13, 2020, at the Kill Devil Hills Police Department Impound Building, located inside the KDH Public Works Complex at 701 Bermuda Bay Blvd., off Colington Road, by contacting Sgt. Mike Sudduth at 252-449-5337 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

At the conclusions of the required advertising period, all remaining unclaimed and found property will be sold by the Town on

View list of found and unclaimed property

Beach Driving in Kill Devil Hills 

The Town of Kill Devil Hills' beach driving permits are available for purchase for the 2020-2021 beach driving season.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Town Hall is open by appointment only. Please call 252-449-5338 to schedule a time best for you to pick up your beach driving permit and information packet.

More information:

Vehicle driving on the beach in KDH

An Opportunity to Serve your KDH Community!

The Town of Kill Devil Hills is always accepting applications for appointments to its Boards and Committees. There is currently a vacancy on the Community Appearance Commission.

Applications and descriptions of the Town’s various boards and committees can be found on the Town’s website.

In 2019, the Town produced a video highlighting the importance of service on our Boards and Committees. Watch the video here.

KDH Boards and Committees Advertisement

Sign: Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season - Stay Prepared!

Hurricane season lasts through November. Planning for hurricane season and other potential disasters can be stressful, especially during the pandemic. Give yourself more time than usual to prepare.

Learn more about preparing for hurricanes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

KDH Fireworks Event Scheduled for 12/17/20 

Due to COVID-19, the Town’s annual fireworks event has been postponed from Saturday, September 5, 2020, to Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.. The Town is exploring the option of livestreaming this event so that everyone may choose to watch.

Annual KDH Fireworks Event to be held on December 17, 2020

Recent Town Videos

Deconstruction of the Old KDH Water Tower

This video from the Town of Kill Devil Hills highlights the deconstruction of the Town's 56-year old water tower. 

KDH Public Information Officer
This video segment, made in conjunction with Current Television, highlights the role of Public Information Officer for the Town of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.  

KDH Beach Accesses and Amenities

This video segment, produced in conjunction with Current Television, highlights the special amenities at beach accesses in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.