To apply for a beach driving permit in the Town of Kill Devil Hills, you must complete an application at the Finance Department cashier’s counter, located on the second floor of Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive.
Town Hall Hours: 8:00 – 5:00, Monday - Friday
Information you will need:
•Vehicle license plate number
•Vehicle identification number (VIN) – located on vehicle, registration card or insurance certificate
•Payment – Kill Devil Hills accepts cash, check, credit or debit cards
Since the seasonal and temporary permits allow access to drive on Nags Head’s beaches, the applicant will receive copies of the Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head Beach Driving Access Maps and regulations.
Types of Permits:
Permit Cost Length of Time Placement on vehicle
Seasonal $25October 1 – April 30Left front bumper
Temporary $10 Up to 14 days from issuance Driver's side windshield
Where Can I Drive on the Beach:
From October 1 through April 30, vehicles with a beach driving permit can drive on Kill Devil Hills AND Nags Head beaches. All applicants will be provided a beach driving packet with maps and driving regulations for each town. Nags Head beach driving permits are also recognized on KDH beaches.
Other Places to Get a Permit That Is Recognized in KDH:
Nags Head Town Hall, 5401 South Croatan Highway: 8:30-5:00, Monday - Friday
Nags Head beach driving permits may also be obtained at TW’s Bait and Tackle Shop at 2230 South Croatan Highway in Nags Head (MP 10) during their business hours
For more information, please call Town Hall at 252-449-5300.