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Welcome to the Town of Southern Shores

Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to Currituck Sound and Ginguite Creek, Southern Shores is a premiere residential community on the Outer Banks. Located along US158 and NC 12, Southern Shores is known for its great weather, beautiful homes and tremendous community pride.

This Site provides information for residents and visitors who want to know more about Southern Shores town government, staff and services.
 

 

  • Southern Shores Historic Landmarks Commission will hold a meeting on January 24, 2017 (1/19/2017) - PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Southern Shores Historic Landmarks Commission will hold a meeting on January 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trl. The purpose of the meeting is to consider draft rules of procedure for the Commission, adopt a regular meeting schedule, […]
  • South and East Dogwood Trails Task Force-meeting schedule-Updated (2/8/2016) - Notice is hereby given that the South and East Dogwood Trails Task Force will conduct a meeting every third Tuesday of the month through February 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Southern Shores NC 27949
  • Dogwood Trails Task Force Final Report (1/20/2017) - Dogwood Trails Task Force Final Report  
  • Town of Southern Shores Public Forum on Beach Nourishment-January 17th – Speaker PowerPoint Presentations (1/20/2017) - Speaker Presentations Beach Nourishment- Speaker Bio Beach Dunes & S Shores-Spencer Rogers 2017 Corbett Southern Shores SouthernShoresNC-17Jan2017-BeachNourForum-Tim Kana Bob Oakes-Beach Nourishment Ken Willson Southern Shores Jan 17 2017
  • FIRE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES FACILITIES ASSESSMENT (1/5/2017) - The Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Department has received a Facility Assessments and Program Needs report dated January 3, 2017. The document was transmitted to the Town and may be read in its entirety at: http://southernshores-nc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Southern-Shores-Volunteer-Fire-Station-Existing-Facility-Assessments-Program-Needs-1.3.2017.pdf Based on this assessment, the Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Department will soon be recommending the Town of Southern Shores provide […]
  • SELC Requests a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Mid-Currituck Bridge Proposal (12/22/2016) - On December 21, 2016 the Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of the “No MCB-Concerned Citizens and Visitors Opposed to the Mid-Currituck Bridge” and the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, requested the NC Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration to conduct a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the purpose of considering other alternatives to […]
  • Special Session Called (12/12/2016) - The Governor has called the General Assembly into a special session convening Tuesday December 13th at 10:00 AM to deal with recent disaster recovery efforts and any other matters lawmakers decide to consider. Governor’s Proclamation: http://www.ncleg.net/sessions/2015/2016Proclamation3rdExtraSession.pdf General Assembly website:  http://www.ncleg.net/
  • Legal Briefs – Nies v Emerald Isle (10/5/2016) - Legal Briefs – Nies v Emerald Isle
  • Beach Accesses (1/20/2017) - The Town of Southern Shores does not own or control any accesses from a public street right-of-way to the public trust ocean beach. The Town has permission from the Southern Shores Civic Association to use three of that entity’s accesses to the beach for the limited purpose of access by emergency response personnel. Owners of […]
  • Two Driving Lanes for the Tall Pine Bridge (11/18/2015) -   Fact:   The new Tall Pine Bridge on S. Dogwood Trail will consist of two vehicular drive lanes, and one five foot wide pedestrian lane on the bridge’s east side. To view plans click here Two Driving Lanes for the Tall Pine Bridge Rumor Response:  There are no multiple or additional lanes being constructed as […]
  • Taxpayers’ Dollars Are Only Used For Public Purposes (7/2/2015) - The Town of Southern Shores strives to use its taxpayers’ dollars wisely. Your public tax dollars may only be used by the Town for a public purpose. Therefore the Town cannot and will not use your tax dollars for any improvements or repairs to properties in Town owned by individuals or other entities and for […]
  • Narrow Streets Are Safer! (6/24/2015) - Narrow Streets Are Safer! Recently, studies have been mentioned in social media and in published letters and emails to suggest that narrow streets are safer. Your Town agrees! What is the definition of a “narrow street”? Many recent studies state that “narrow” streets are streets no greater than 26 feet wide, and are the safest. […]
  • Rumor or Fact? (6/3/2015) - June 3, 2015. Your Town is committed to protecting your tax dollar investment by keeping your public streets safe and maintained. Over the years since the Town’s beginning in 1979, many of the streets your Town received from a developer or a property owners’ association have had to be completely removed and rebuilt due to […]
  • Rumor or Fact? (3/24/2015) - March 24, 2015. The Town of Southern Shores continues to work hard to provide a safe, clean, and beautiful public trust ocean beach for all  residents, property owners, and visitors. The Town of Southern Shores is not considering any acquisition of oceanfront property.
  • Special Session Called (12/12/2016) - The Governor has called the General Assembly into a special session convening Tuesday December 13th at 10:00 AM to deal with recent disaster recovery efforts and any other matters lawmakers decide to consider. Governor’s Proclamation: http://www.ncleg.net/sessions/2015/2016Proclamation3rdExtraSession.pdf General Assembly website:  http://www.ncleg.net/
  • NC General Assembly will convene on January 11, 2017 at noon (11/14/2016) - The NC General Assembly will convene on January 11, 2017 at noon (12:00 PM)
  • Legislative Summaries for 2016 (8/23/2016) - Legislative Summaries for 2016  

 

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