and Hyde release re-entry permit information
Dare will not issue new permits
this year but will use the old ones
The 2008-2009 re-entry passes issued by Dare County Emergency
Management in June, 2008 will remain valid for 2010-2011. No new
re-entry permits will be issued this year.
Re-entry passes are used for fast identification at check points
following an emergency evacuation. However, all Dare County residents
and property owners will be allowed re-entry at the appropriate time
with proper identification. For Dare County residents, this
requires a valid driver’s license with a local address.
owners must show a recent tax receipt in their name along with a valid
``We looked at the history of the use of these permits and
determined that extending the life of the permits makes sense,”
comments Emergency Management Director Sandy Sanderson. “It
provides a cost savings without compromising the purpose of the passes.”
If Dare County is threatened by a hurricane, notice of an impending
evacuation will be provided in a variety of ways -- print media, radio,
television, including the official local government access channel
found on local cable channel 20 and the Dare County Web site at
Following a storm, the same media will be used to announce when
conditions allow re-entry. Depending on the severity of the
storm, re-entry may be allowed on a staged basis to ensure the
protection of people and property.
In addition, specific routes to the Outer Banks may be necessary to
access different areas of the county, so it is important to call
877-629-4386 or 252-475-5655 for detailed re-entry information
following an evacuation.
During an emergency, residents and guests are encouraged to visit the
Dare County Web site for updated information or call Emergency
Management staff who will be on duty at
Ocracokers can get re-entry stickers May 19-21
or by mail
Hyde County Emergency Management will issue re-entry stickers at the
Ocracoke Community Center on Wednesday, May 19, from 4 to 7 p.m.,
Thursday May 20, from 1 until 4 p.m., and Friday, May 21, from 9 a.m.
Residents will need to show a driver’s license and vehicle
registrations with an Ocracoke address. If these items have
a post office box, you will need to show a tax bill or utility bill
with the 911 (street) address on it. Limit is two stickers
Non-residents will need to show proof of improved property ownership,
such as a tax or utility bill. Limit is one sticker.
Priority stickers are issued through employers only.
You may also e-mail, fax, or mail items to Hyde County Emergency
Management, P.O. Box 95, Swan Quarter, NC 27885. Phone number is
252-926-4372. Fax is 252-926-3701. E-mail is [email protected].