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Public Works

The Department of Public Works is comprised of the Engineering Division and the Building and Grounds Division.

The Engineering Division is charged with the following responsibilities:

  • Investigates storm water runoff complaints and drainage concerns
  • Determines needs for issuance of Land Disturbance Permits

The Building and Grounds Division is charged with the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinating all County sanitation and recycling efforts
  • Maintaining all County owned properties - buildings, building equipment, landscaping, vehicles and street signs
  • Administering contracts for County projects and services
  • Providing custodial services to County facilities
  • Overseeing contracted services for the solid waste operation of the Manned Convenience Centers and County Transfer Station
  • Providing information on how to control mosquito population.
  • Provide information on the Trash Pickup Schedule for Corolla, performed by Bay Disposal. Curbside bulk pickup is available, including removal of TV's and electronics, by calling Bay Disposal at 252-491-5105.

What This Department Does Not Do

  • Maintain NCDOT roads, right-of-ways and drainage ditches
  • Provide garbage or trash pickup (except for the Corolla area)
  • Provide installation services for culverts or driveways
  • Dispose of dead animals
  • Provide water or sanitary sewer services
  • Provide debris removal subsequent to natural disasters

Contact Information

Eric Weatherly, County Engineer
Phone: 252-232-6035
Fax: 252-232-3298
Donna Keene,  Administrative Assistant
Phone: 252-232-2504
Fax: 252-232-3298

The office of the Department of Public Works is located at 145 Courthouse Road, Currituck, North Carolina (adjacent to the Historic Currituck Courthouse).

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.