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Public roads in Sanford are owned and maintained by either the City of Sanford or the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). Knowing the entity that owns a particular street or road helps in knowing where and how to report maintenance issues.
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View all tax information for the City of Sanford here. For more information about the City’s tax rate or fees, contact the City of Sanford’s Financial Services Department at 919-777-1138.
City of Sanford Municipal Center225 E Weatherspoon StreetSanford, NC 27330
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Mail in your payment to:City of SanfordP.O. Box 63060Charlotte, NC 28263-3060
Be sure to include your bill stub.
Customers can pay their bill with a credit or debit card over the phone using our automated system. Automated payments are available 24/7 at 919-775-8215. You can use our online bill pay service here.
For each option, you will need your Account Number and Customer ID located at the top of your bill. We accept all major credit and debit cards.
Complete the electronic draft form and your water and sewer bill will be set up to be drafted on your due date each month.
The night drop box is located in the circular drive at the back of the building. Any payments placed in this box after 5 p.m. will be credited the following business day. Please pay with check or money order, as the city is not responsible for cash payments left in the night drop box.
Pay your utility bill at any CheckFree Pay payment center within Sanford’s city limits. You must supply your bill payment stub. Processing fees are assessed by the vendor. Payments take three business days to process.
The City of Sanford's customer service department is available to answer questions during regular business hours, which are 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.
If you have a water or sewer issue outside of those hours, you can call 919-775-8268. This line is answered by the Sanford Police Department and will be routed to the correct on-call Public Works employee.
The City of Sanford displays United States flags at the intersections of highly trafficked roads to observe several holidays.
Flags are displayed on:
Flags will be displayed at these intersections:
For more information, contact the Public Works Service Center at 919-775-8247.
The fountain at Depot Park runs daily except when undergoing maintenance.
The bathroom facilities at the park are open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm from May through November and 9:00 am until 4:00 pm the remainder of the year.
For more information about the fountain and its maintenance, contact the Public Works Service Center at 919-775-8247.
The City of Sanford does participate in urban archery.
Hunting is only allowed on a tract or parcel of land which is three or more acres. Tracts or parcels of land may not be combined or pooled to meet this requirement. No bow may be discharged unless the hunter is located 100 feet or more within the property line. The 100-foot buffer within each property line is an area in which no hunting may occur.
Hunters must follow all state and local laws, rules and ordinances when hunting deer within the city limits, and they must have in their possession a valid North Carolina Hunting License showing completion of a Hunting Safety Course.
The Street Division works only on city-maintained streets while the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) is responsible for maintenance on state-maintained streets.The Street Division does however make utility patches for water and sewer repairs on state-maintained streets.