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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 Planning Board will hold a Special Meeting on May 1, 2017 (4/28/2017) - Notice is hereby given that the Southern Shores Planning Board will hold a Special Meeting on May 1, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trl. The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to continue discussion of Module One of the Town Code Update Project. Module […]
  • Town Council Meeting May 2, 2017 (4/24/2017) - Notice is hereby given that the Southern Shores Town Council will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday May 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m in the Pitts Center located at 5375 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Southern Shores. May 2, 2017 May 2 Meeting Packet
  • Town Council of the Town of Southern Shores will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 (4/19/2017) - NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT RESOLUTION FOR BEACH NOURISHMENT PROJECT AND HEARING THEREON The public will take notice that a preliminary assessment resolution entitled Preliminary Assessment Resolution for Beach Nourishment Project Assessment (the “Resolution”), which Resolution pertains to a proposed beach nourishment project along approximately 1,500 feet of public trust ocean beach, was adopted by the […]
  • Town Council of the Town of Southern Shores will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 (4/19/2017) - NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT RESOLUTION FOR BEACH NOURISHMENT PROJECT AND HEARING THEREON The public will take notice that a preliminary assessment resolution entitled Preliminary Assessment Resolution for Beach Nourishment Project Assessment (the “Resolution”), which Resolution pertains to a proposed beach nourishment project along approximately 1,500 feet of public trust ocean beach, was adopted by the […]
  • Blood Drive April 13, 2017 (2/24/2017) - Town of Shores Blood Drive Information
  • SSVFD February 9th Public Forum PowerPoint Presentation (2/13/2017) - The PowerPoint Presentation from the Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Department Public Forum on February 9th can be viewed here:  SSVFD Public Forum 020917
  • Budget Preparation Calendar for Fiscal Year 2017 (2/10/2017) - In accordance with Chapter 159 of the NC General Statutes [NC Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act]   (Meetings are all Regular Meetings – Each meeting has two (2) opportunities for Public Comment) March 21, 2017 – 9:00 AM Regular Meeting – Budget Work Session, Budget projected expenditures review – Council may direct changes. […]
  • Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Dept. to Host Public Forum (1/25/2017) -                   SSVFD February 9th Public Forum PowerPoint Presentation
  • 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 and Video (1/20/2017) - Speaker Presentations & Video Beach Nourishment Forum Video Beach Nourishment- Speaker Bio Beach Dunes & S Shores-Spencer Rogers The Dune Book 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 […]
  • For Improvements to Private Properties, the Town of Southern Shores Administers and Enforces its Town Code (2/1/2017) - Several associations administer and enforce private restrictive or protective covenants governing certain properties in the Town of Southern Shores. The private covenants are agreements between the property owner and the governing association, and include each association’s process for approving proposed improvements on a property. The Town of Southern Shores is not a party to private […]
  • NC Highway 12 is Controlled by the State of North Carolina (1/30/2017) - North Carolina State Highway 12 (“NC 12″), sections of which are marked by signs in Southern Shores as “Ocean Boulevard” or “Duck Road”, is owned by the State of North Carolina and is maintained by its North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). Ownership and control of NC 12, including all its right of way, precedes […]
  • Southern Shores’ Participation in Dare County Occupancy Tax (1/30/2017) - The Town of Southern Shores receives a portion of the Dare County occupancy taxes. The Town does not collect the tax, nor does it receive the full amount of the tax collected from individual rental properties in Southern Shores. For a full explanation of the process of occupancy tax collection and distribution by Dare County, […]
  • “The Fire Department” (1/23/2017) - The Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. is a separate entity, independent of any local government. Chartered as a North Carolina not for profit corporation, the SSVFD exists for the specific purpose of providing fire protection services to client-customers. Currently, its client-customers are the Town of Southern Shores and Dare County for its unincorporated area […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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.
  • NC General Assembly will convene on January 25, 2017 at noon (1/23/2017) - The NC General Assembly will convene on January 25, 2017 at noon (12:00 PM)  
  • 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/
  • Legislative Summaries for 2016 (8/23/2016) - Legislative Summaries for 2016  

 

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