The Hyde County Commissioners will meet virtually via Facebook at 6 p.m. Monday, July 6. Photo: P. Vankevich

From Hyde County
Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, the July 6 Hyde County Board of Commissioners meeting will be held electronically.

The meeting will be available to watch via Facebook Live or listen to via a phone dial-in for those without reliable internet access. Video of the meeting will also be posted to the Hyde County website, the following day.

A public hearing on changes to the Ocracoke Development Ordinance will be held during this meeting. The proposed changes are below.

The county will accept public comments for all meetings and hearings via a web submission at, by sending an email to, or by leaving a voicemail at 252-926-5288.

All comments on the hearing and meeting must be received by 5 p.m. Monday (July 6).

Public comments are a time for the public to make comments to the County Commissioners. Comments should be kept to three minutes or less and comments should be directed to the entire board and not to individual members, the staff, or to other members of the public.

The agenda is below or can be viewed here.

The Facebook Live will start at 6 p.m. on the Hyde County Public Information Facebook page. You do not need to be a Facebook member to view public pages. You can access the Facebook page by going to the following website

To use the dial in option, call 605-562-0400 or 717-275-8940, enter the following access code 882 1001, and press #. These are not toll-free numbers but you are typically not charged for long distance when using a cellular phone.

Hyde County urges all during this pandemic to practice social distancing by maintaining six feet of distance between yourself and others, wash your hands as directed by the CDC, wear masks in public settings where social distancing is difficult, and whenever possible stay home.

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