These tags that hang on the rear view mirror are issued to residents, businesses and seasonal workers for use in staged returns to the island following mandatory evacuations. New tags will be valid from 2018 to 2023.
Shumate has set up a schedule for islanders to renew their passes the week of May 14 in the Hyde County office inside the Ocracoke Community Center, 999 Irvin Garrish Hwy.
To expedite the process, those who have permits only need bring their existing hang tag. Those who don’t have their tags will be required to complete the full application and supply all necessary documents showing residency. A form is provided below.
Those applying for the first time will need to complete the full application and supply all necessary documents.
The schedule below will be the only time Shumate is in the Community Center office, but those who miss these hours may renew their passes via the U.S. mail, Shumate said.
The schedule for Ocracoke will be from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the following days:
Monday, May 14, for last names beginning with A-E;
Tuesday, May 15, for last names beginning with F-J;
Wednesday, May 16, with last names beginning with K-O;
Thursday, May 17, with last names beginning with P-T;
Friday, May 18, with last names beginning with U-Z.
Hyde County staff will issue permits in the Hyde County Government Center, Swan Quarter, on Wednesday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursday, May 10, from noon to 3:30 p.m.