The Street Division has 18 employees and maintains over 130 miles of city streets and right-of-way within the City limits. The Division strives to ensure safety of streets and right-of way through cost effective maintenance.
Ownership of Public Roads
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.
Roads may also be owned privately. Parking lots and the roads within them are all privately owned and not maintained by either the City of Sanford or NCDOT.