Dare County has declared a State of Emergency due to the unprecedented public health threat posed by COVID-19 and determined that restrictions and prohibitions are necessary to protect public health and safety and are also in keeping with the President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America. Visitors and non-resident property owners are prohibited from entering Dare County. View details at   Click here for the latest information on COVID-19. 

The Board of Commissioners welcomes citizen participation on Advisory Boards and Committees. This type of grassroots public involvement is the foundation of democracy and a vital part of maintaining Dare County as a quality place to live.

An ongoing list is available on this website showing the upcoming appointments to Boards & Committee as well as vacancies that may exist.

Applications for Boards and Committees are accepted on an on-going basis and held for three years, at which time an updated application should be resubmitted. When vacancies arise, applicants are considered and appointments made at monthly Commissioner meetings. 

After completing an Application for Appointment, you may submit it in one of the following ways - 

  • Mail to Cheryl C. Anby, P.O. Box 1000 Manteo, NC 27954
  • Email to
  • Fax to 252.473.1817