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Christmas Tree Collection

The Town of Kill Devil Hills will be collecting natural Christmas trees beginning on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Please remove all ornaments, tinsel, lights, and other non-organic items from your tree.  Place your tree in the right of way adjacent to your property and ensure that it is away from all other objects. No artificial trees or other bulk trash items will be collected. Trees must be placed in the right of way no later than Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Please contact the Public Services office at 252-480-4080 for additional information about the Town’s annual Christmas tree collection.

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

2021 KDH Dog Licenses Available

If you live in Kill Devil Hills, annual dog licenses are required for each canine over 4 months old that you own, renewable in January. The cost of a KDH dog license is $5.00 per dog (if not spayed/neutered) or $2.50 per dog (if spayed/neutered). For more information or for a License Registration form, please visit the Town's website at or call 252-449-5338

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
KDH Trash Truck

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

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ annual once-per-week residential trash collection will began 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.

An Opportunity to Serve your KDH Community!

The Town of Kill Devil Hills is always accepting applications for appointments to its Boards and Committees. 

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.

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Recent Town Videos

Let's Talk Trash, KDH. . .

This video highlights the importance of placing litter in its proper place and helpful reminders about setting out and removing garbage bins for collection.

Little Things, Big Impact in Kill Devil Hills - Community

This video highlights the Town of Kill Devil Hills, its citizens, and staff, who know that little things can have a big impact.  Those little things make Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, an incredible community in which to work, live, and visit.

Fire Prevention Tips

This video highlights fire safety tips from the Kill Devil Hills Fire Department.

Recently Adopted Resolutions/Proclamations

At its October 12th meeting, the Board of Commissioners adopted the following proclamation: