Wake County Services

Wake County provides many services outside of the scope of the town’s resources. Take a look at the details below, and learn more about Wake County Services at the WakeGOV website.

Animal Control

(919) 212-7387

Apex follows Wake County’s Animal Control policies which regulate that:

  • All animals should be physically restrained at all times, either by leash or fence.
  • It is not necessary to register your animal in Apex.
  • Your pet should always have their rabies tags displayed.

Environmental Services

(919) 856-7400

Wake County Environmental Services handles topics related to:

  • Air quality
  • Fish advisories
  • Food sanitation and inspec­tions
  • Pests
  • Radon information
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Stormwater management
  • Swimming pools
  • Tat­toos
  • Water quality

To learn more about Wake County's septic and wastewater management, visit the WakeGOV Water Quality Programs website.

Health & Human Services

(919) 212-7000

Wake County Human Services is the consolidation of programs and services formerly carried out by several separate departments and offices:

  • Child Support
  • Housing
  • Job Training
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
  • Social Services
  • Transportation


(919) 387-2100

The Wake County Public Library System consists of multiple regional, community branch, and special libraries. The Eva Perry Regional Library branch is located here in Apex at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive.

Property Taxes (Wake County Revenue)

(919) 856-5400

Wake County is responsible for assessing the value of your real and personal property. Apex accepts payments for property or vehicle taxes at Town Hall.

Public Transportation

(919) 212-7005

The Transportation and Rural Access (TRACS) program is available to Apex residents. Service is shared, demand responsive, and is provided on a 1st come, 1st serve, seat available basis. Apex is included in the southwest zone, which serves these and surrounding areas:

  • Apex
  • Fuquay-Varina
  • Holly Springs
  • Morrisville

Register of Deeds

(919) 856-5460

The Register of Deeds Office issues, records, maintains and makes documents on file available to the general public, including:

  • Marriage licenses
  • Notary oaths
  • Real estate documents
  • Records of armed forces discharges
  • Uni­form Commercial Code

Schools (Wake County Public School System)

(919) 850-1600

Wake County plans all schools in town. Contact the Wake County Public School System with any questions regarding your child’s education.

Voter Registration (Wake County Board of Elections)

(919) 856-6240

All elections are conducted by Wake County. Local elections are held every odd year (ex. 2017, 2019) to elect members of the Apex Town Council.