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Storm Debris Removal Update 9/19/2019 

Dare County Public Works crews have been working to remove storm debris inside the gate at Colington Harbor since Monday, September 16. Crews anticipate wrapping up storm debris removal within Colington Harbor later this week. Please remember, the County only has the resources available to make one pass through each neighborhood. Upon completion of debris removal in Colington Harbor, staff will begin working in Martin’s Point. At this time, storm debris removal in Martin's Point is anticipated to being Monday, September 23 but this date is subject to change. A schedule for other areas of unincorporated Dare County will be released as soon as details are finalized.

Storm related debris should be placed into 4 SEPARATE PILES onto the right-of-way at least 30 feet from fire hydrants. 

  • Vegetative Debris (limbs, leaves, branches, sea grass, etc.) DO NOT BAG! 

  • Construction and Demolition Materials (building materials, concrete, shingles, etc.)

  • Metal (appliances)

  • Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics (oil, bleach toilet cleaner, televisions, computers, etc.)

Large items such as cars, boats, trailers, and campers will be not be accepted and must be disposed of by the owner.