The Public Works Department provides sanitation services, maintains city streets, manages the the city cemeteries and stormwater system, and provides engineering services for various construction projects.
When you travel on a city street, take a stroll on the sidewalk, enter a city owned building, set out your garbage, or stand under the shade of one of the city-maintained trees, you are benefiting from one of many services provided by the City of Lenoir's Public Works Department. These services are an important part of daily life, and most of us take them for granted. The dedicated employees of Public Works take pride in providing these services to our citizens. - Public Works Director Jared Wright.
Public Works maintains three city cemeteries totaling about 30 acres – Belleview Cemetery, Blue Ridge Memorial Park, and Fairfield Cemetery. The department manages sales of grave plots and markers at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.
The Public Works Department is organized into five divisions - Building Maintenance, Cemeteries / Downtown Grounds, Solid Waste, Streets, and Vehicle Services.
The Sanitation Division of Lenoir Public Works provides weekly residential curbside pickup of refuse. Leaf and brush collection, in season, are also provided.
The city Recycling Center is for city of Lenoir residents only. Rear view mirror hangers are available at the recycling center or at the front desk on the first floor of City Hall.