Public Documents

Documents are available for public perusal on site at Town Hall. Some documents have also been made available for online perusal, which can be accessed from the underlying pages.


Minutes, Resolutions & Ordinances

Council Meeting Schedule 2017

Agendas, Minutes, and Meeting Packets

Proclamations and Resolutions 

Statement of Vision and Policy Regarding Use and Acquisition of Properties – Resolution 2013-03-01

Town Ordinances 

Zoning Ordinances

Budget Ordinances

Council Committee Minutes

Dogwood Trails Task Force


Financial Documents

FY 2018-2019 Budget Documents

FY 2017-2018 Budget Ordinance

FY 2016-2017 Budget Ordinance

FY 2015-2016 Budget Ordinance

Archived Budget Ordinances

Historical and Projected General Fund Budgets

Quarterly Financial Statements

Monthly Budgetary Expenditures [S.L. 2015-241, Sec. 7.17]

Audit Reports

Fee Schedule

Purchasing and Bid Policy

Service Contracts

Property Tax Rate History

Shared Taxes- Rates, Authorizations, Uses, and Distribution Methods

Dare County Occupancy Tax information

A Note on Town Finances



An Assessment of Maritime Forest Resources on the North Carolina Coast

Documents for Dare County file No. 13-CVS-25, Sampson Contracting, Inc. v. Town of Southern Shores, et al

Public Trust Beach Litigation-reposted from another link

Legal Briefs – Nies v Emerald Isle

2016.10.05 409PA15 Nies v EI Appellant Letter Re Sale (Nies)

Order of the Supreme Court

FINAL Nies Cert Petition

FINAL Nies Appendix April 2017