Public Works

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About Us

Public Works Department consists of seven divisions (Central Services, Engineering, Fleet Maintenance, Solid Waste, Stormwater, Streets & Grounds, and Supervision) working collaboratively to promote a healthier, more aesthetically pleasing environment for community through ever progressing projects, programs, and services.


Engineering Inspection

Provides services for the design, review, inspection, and contracting of public and private infrastructure. 

Solid Waste

Residential Waste Collection

Provides waste collection to single-family, multi-family, and commercial  properties; yard waste and loose leaf collection to single-family and two-family dwellings; and bulk item collection.


Stormwater Inspection

Administers the Town's NPDES stormwater permit and Stormwater Utility Enterprise fund. Supports public stormwater infrastructure maintenance and improvements. Provides oversight of privately owned Stormwater Control Measure maintenance and inspection.

Streets & Grounds

Mowing Town Property

Provides general streets maintenance services including pavement markings, sign installations, right-of-way sidewalks, street sweeping, and parking lot and unpaved roadway repairs.  Provides park facility and ball field maintenance at Town parks, and maintains bike paths.  Responsible for inclement weather street maintenance such as snow removal and hurricane clean-up.  Beautifies the Town through landscaping and ornamental design/maintenance.

Central Services


Provides building and repair maintenance to the Town's assets and manages cemetery operations including selling and marking of cemetery plots at Old Carrboro Cemetery and Westwood Cemetery. 

Fleet Maintenance

Police Vehicle Maintenance

Maintains and repairs all Town vehicles and equipment.


Provides management and support for the Department’s seven divisions. Responsibilities include clerical support, account payables and receivables, contract management, safety training, website content, and technical support.

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