Solid Waste Billing

The city bills property owners a bimonthly solid waste fee for curbside pickup.

These fees are based upon the following options:
Plan Type
Container Size
Bimonthly Cost**
Plan A (weekly pickup)
35 Gallon
Plan B (weekly pickup)
65 Gallon
Plan C (weekly pickup)
(2) 65 Gallon
Plan D (Age 65+, biweekly pickup)
35 Gallon
Plan E*
No Container

*Plan E is reserved for residents of townhouses and dwellings that the City and contractor providing the collection service have determined that containers cannot be serviced.

**Rate effective July 1, 2023.

Plan E and other residents needing additional capacity may purchase 30 gallon city garbage bags which are available for $1.75 per bag and are available in packs of 5 at local stores such as Food Lion, Taylor's Do-It Center, and Farm Fresh.


Solid waste charges are applied on the first day of the bimonthly assessment and payment is due in the Treasurer's Office by the due date stated on the bill. The first days of the bimonthly assessment are February1, April 1, June 1, August 1, October 1, and December 1. Utility bills are mailed out during the first week of the bimonthly assessment.