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2021 Virtual Trash Attack Flyer

For a downloadable, printable flyer: 2021 Trash Attack! flyer

Stay Prepared & Informed Regarding COVID-19

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ top priority continues to be the health, safety, and well-being of its citizens. Offices at the Town Hall are currently open; however, access is restricted. Access into the Town Hall will be granted by an appointment only. 

For COVID-19 updates, general information, contact information for Town Departments and changes to their daily operations click here.

Thank you for protecting our OBX community by wearing a mask, waiting 6 feet apart, and washing hand

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County and Towns Transitions to New and Improved Emergency Alert and Notification Platform

The Town of Kill Devil Hills joins the other Dare County local governments in taking a step to improve emergency and selected non-emergency communications with our citizens and visitors. The local governments have chosen Rave Mobile Safety to deliver a new platform for county and town alerts and notifications.

Due to the switch to a new service provider, current subscribers' contact information and passwords are not transferable. Individuals who are currently subscribed to emergency alerts with Kill Devil Hills and Dare County will need to re-register with OBXAlerts.

To receive OBXAlerts notifications, simply click here to register and select your notification preferences in the new system. To view the video about the new OBXAlerts platform, click here

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2021 KDH Dog Licenses Available

If you live in Kill Devil Hills, annual dog licenses are required for each canine over 4 months old that you own, renewable in January. The cost of a KDH dog license is $5.00 per dog (if not spayed/neutered) or $2.50 per dog (if spayed/neutered). For more information or for a License Registration form, please visit the Town's website at or call 252-449-5338

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Beach Driving in Kill Devil Hills 

The Town of Kill Devil Hills' beach driving permits are available for purchase for the 2020-2021 beach driving season.

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.

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2021 KDH Solid Waste Schedule Released

The Town’s advanced solid waste schedule has been released. It highlights the entire year including holidays, bulk collections and other special collections. 

View the schedule.

Reminder: Colington Island is an unincorporated area in Dare County; therefore, refuse collection for all of Colington Island is conducted by Dare County. Questions regarding sanitation collection for unincorporated areas of Dare County should be addressed to the County’s Public Works Department at 252-475-5880.

KDH Boards and Committees Advertisement

An Opportunity to Serve your KDH Community!

The Town of Kill Devil Hills is always accepting applications for appointments to its Boards and Committees. 

Applications and descriptions of the Town’s various boards and committees can be found on the Town’s website.

In 2019, the Town produced a video highlighting the importance of service on our Boards and Committees. Watch the video here.

Recent Town Videos

Let's Talk Trash, KDH. . .

This video highlights the importance of placing litter in its proper place and helpful reminders about setting out and removing garbage bins for collection.

Little Things, Big Impact in Kill Devil Hills - Community

This video highlights the Town of Kill Devil Hills, its citizens, and staff, who know that little things can have a big impact.  Those little things make Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, an incredible community in which to work, live, and visit.

Fire Prevention Tips

This video highlights fire safety tips from the Kill Devil Hills Fire Department.

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