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

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 5 regional libraries and 11 community branch 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

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.