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
To apply for a beach driving permit in the Town of Kill Devil Hills, you must complete an application at the Finance Department cashier’s counter, located on the second floor of Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive.
Town Hall Hours: 8:00 – 5:00, Monday - Friday
Information you will need:
• Driver's License • Proof of vehicle insurance
• Registration Certificate, which shows:
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
Vehicle license plate number
•Payment – Kill Devil Hills accepts cash, check, money orders, and credit or debit cards
Since the seasonal and temporary permits allow access to drive on Nags Head’s beaches, the applicant will receive copies of the Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head Beach Driving Access Maps and regulations.
Types of Permits:
Permit Cost Length of Time Placement on vehicle
Seasonal $25October 1 – April 30Left front bumper
Temporary $10 Up to 14 days from issuance Driver's side windshield
Where Can I Drive on the Beach:
From October 1 through April 30, vehicles with a beach driving permit can drive on Kill Devil Hills AND Nags Head beaches. All applicants will be provided a beach driving packet with maps and driving regulations for each town. Nags Head beach driving permits are also recognized on KDH beaches.
Locations to Get a Nags Head Permit That Is Recognized in KDH:
Nags Head Town Hall, 5401 South Croatan Highway: 8:30-5:00, Monday - Friday
Nags Head beach driving permits may also be obtained at local tackle shops during their business hours.
For more information about KDH beach driving and permits, please call KDH Town Hall at 252-449-5300.
For more information about NAGS HEAD beach driving permits, please call Nags Head Town Hall at 252-441-5508.