The Northern Outer Banks are pristine and unspoiled. From the end of the paved road to the Virginia line, residents, property owners, and visitors enjoy unspoiled nature, wildlife, amazing beaches, and peaceful serenity.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT IN OPPOSING THE COMMERCIAL OVERLAY DISTRICT IN THE OFF ROAD AND SWAN BEACH.
AT THE NOVEMBER 17th -- PUBLIC HEARING-- THE PROPOSAL WAS UNANIMOUSLY DENIED!!!!! -

We appreciate your support and will continue to keep you posted in the event of other issues that might come up in the off road area. We are sure that the developers will try again. Your help was tremendous!

Over 1000 people signed the petition -- including 433 tourists, 560 Currituck County property owners and residents (of which 318 residents signed and 140 residents in the off road area)

Monday, September 22, 2008

What do the candidates think?

Marie and Richard Baecher said...

Thank you for the work you are doing. We would like to know the position each candidate for BOC takes on this proposal.

Citizens of the Northern Outer Banks said...

We are trying to arrange a forum with the candidates for Columbus Day weekend or earlier. We can post the answers to the questions that the candidates raise.

We can also ask the candidates for a written statement to this question.

1 comment:

Lynne said...

There is one purpose alone to allowing commercial development on the remote beaches of the Northern Currituck Outer Banks. Personal gain. There is one outcome guaranteed if commercial zoning happens to the Northern Currituck Outer Banks. Ruin. Ruin of one of the last remaining remote beaches on the Atlantic coastline. Of the lifestyle of its residents. Of the habitat for hundreds of species, plant and animal, that the earth is quickly losing and to which people are increasingly drawn. Of local tourism based on all of these....ruin of local businesses whose success depends on everything non-commercial: wild surroudings, remoteness, adventure, serenity, more and more. Currituck County has a gem in their northern beaches. A "gem" can be a drag on the economy to many places....but to Currituck, this gem is an asset well worth protecting. Wild horses? Not many places on earth have them. Bring in commercial development and drive them away. It will happen; this is very clear. It makes no sense, neither practical nor wise, for the decision-makers in Currituck County to support a proposal to allow commercialization that will ruin the unspoiled beaches, that are in their power to protect. This may be among the most significant decisions made for the future of the county as well as the keeping of a treasure. Please, do it right.