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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.
 

 

  • Dogwood Trails Task Force Selection Committee Minutes (7/23/2015) - The Dogwood Trails Task Force Selection Committee Minutes are now available for viewing by clicking here http://southernshores-nc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/July-16-2015-Selection-Committee-Minutes.pdf
  • Board Volunteer Application (7/22/2015) - Volunteer full-time residents of the Town of Southern Shores interested in serving as appointed members of Town boards and committees as the need arises in the future, are encouraged to submit an application, found at http://southernshores-nc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/7-22-15-Board-Volunteer-Application.pdf , along with a background bio to Town Hall, c/o Town Manager.  
  • July 21 Council Meeting-Cancelled (7/10/2015) - The Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Southern Shores Town Council Meeting scheduled for 9:00 a.m. has been cancelled.
  • Committee Appointed to Select Members of South and East Dogwood Trail Task Force (7/8/2015) - A Selection Committee has been appointed by the Town Council for the purpose of recommending separate appointment of a nine (9) member South and East Dogwood Trails Task Force. The role of the Task Force will be to gather information from the people of Southern Shores and make recommendations to the Town Council on viable […]
  • ”Beach Safety Tips released By Dare County Department of Emergency Management” (7/2/2015) - Dare County Department of Emergency Management has released tips on beach safety. http://www.darenc.com/news/newsid.asp?recid=749
  • A Note on Town Finances (6/25/2015) - The term “fund balance” is often misunderstood in the world of local government finance. A common misconception is that fund balance is an actual “savings account,” an amount of surplus cash. In fact however, fund balance is nothing more than an accounting principle. It is the difference between any of the Town’s fund’s current assets—cash, […]
  • August Town Council Meeting (7/21/2015) - Notice is hereby given that the Southern Shores Town Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trl.  [Agenda]
  • August Council Committee Meetings (7/21/2015) - August Council Committee Meetings The Planning Committee scheduled to meet Monday, August 17th at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room at Town Hall has been delayed one hour and will now meet at a new time, August 17th at 11:00 a.m. The Public Safety Committee will meet Monday, August 24th at 10:00 a.m. in the […]
  • Notice-South and East Dogwood Trails Task Force Selection Committee Meeting (7/17/2015) - Public Notice Notice is hereby given that the South and East Dogwood Trails Selection Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trl.
  • Public Notice-July 20, 2015 Southern Shores Planning Board meeting has been cancelled (7/17/2015) - Notice is hereby given that the July 20, 2015 Southern Shores Planning Board meeting has been cancelled. The Public Hearing that was to be held will now be held on August 17, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trl. The Southern Shores Planning Board, performing the duties […]
  • July 21 Council Meeting-Cancelled (7/10/2015) - The Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Southern Shores Town Council Meeting scheduled for 9:00 a.m. has been cancelled.
  • July Council Committee Meetings (7/7/2015) - The Capital Improvement Committee will meet Thursday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m. in the Pitts Center. The Finance Committee will meet Thursday, July 16th at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room at Town Hall.
  • 2016 Kitty Hawk Beach Nourishment Project (7/21/2015) - Kitty Hawk Plan View Drawings
  • Committee Appointed to Select Members of South and East Dogwood Trail Task Force (7/8/2015) - A Selection Committee has been appointed by the Town Council for the purpose of recommending separate appointment of a nine (9) member South and East Dogwood Trails Task Force. The role of the Task Force will be to gather information from the people of Southern Shores and make recommendations to the Town Council on viable […]
  • A Note on Town Finances (6/25/2015) - The term “fund balance” is often misunderstood in the world of local government finance. A common misconception is that fund balance is an actual “savings account,” an amount of surplus cash. In fact however, fund balance is nothing more than an accounting principle. It is the difference between any of the Town’s fund’s current assets—cash, […]
  • Town’s New Year Starting July 1 (6/25/2015) - The Town’s new fiscal year, 2015-2016, begins July 1. The operating budget for the upcoming year was adopted by the Town Council at its Regular Meeting of June 7th, 2015. Just some of the highlights of the new year’s operating budget include the South Dogwood Trail replacement bridge over Snow Goose Canal – $ 1,314,731 […]
  • NC Board of Transportation has now approved the NCDOT’s Ten-Year Improvement Plan (6/5/2015) - NC Board of Transportation has now approved the NCDOT’s Ten-Year Improvement Plan. The 2016-2025 State Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), contains final funding approval for the Tall Pine Bridge replacement in Southern Shores. http://outerbanksvoice.com/2015/06/05/n-c-transportation-board-approves-project-list-for-next-decade/  
  • Town Continues to Oppose Sales Tax Redistribution Efforts in General Assembly (6/4/2015) - The Southern Shores Council and Town staff continue working in coordination with Dare County and our neighbor Towns to oppose NC Senate Bill 369 (“The Sales Tax Fairness Act“) introduced by  NC State Senator Harry Brown, as well as Senate Bill  608 (“A Simple and Fair Formula for Sales Tax Distributions”   introduced by State Senator […]
  • August Town Council Meeting (7/21/2015) - Notice is hereby given that the Southern Shores Town Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trl.  [Agenda]
  • August Council Committee Meetings (7/21/2015) - August Council Committee Meetings The Planning Committee scheduled to meet Monday, August 17th at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room at Town Hall has been delayed one hour and will now meet at a new time, August 17th at 11:00 a.m. The Public Safety Committee will meet Monday, August 24th at 10:00 a.m. in the […]
  • Notice-South and East Dogwood Trails Task Force Selection Committee Meeting (7/17/2015) - Public Notice Notice is hereby given that the South and East Dogwood Trails Selection Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trl.
  • Public Notice-July 20, 2015 Southern Shores Planning Board meeting has been cancelled (7/17/2015) - Notice is hereby given that the July 20, 2015 Southern Shores Planning Board meeting has been cancelled. The Public Hearing that was to be held will now be held on August 17, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trl. The Southern Shores Planning Board, performing the duties […]
  • July 21 Council Meeting-Cancelled (7/10/2015) - The Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Southern Shores Town Council Meeting scheduled for 9:00 a.m. has been cancelled.
  • July Council Committee Meetings (7/7/2015) - The Capital Improvement Committee will meet Thursday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m. in the Pitts Center. The Finance Committee will meet Thursday, July 16th at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room at Town Hall.
  • 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.

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