Town of Sparta

304 S. Main Street
PO Box 99
Sparta, NC 28675


Sewer Use - Needs to Know

Sparta Garbage Service

Garbage Service is available to all town residents within the City Limits. The garbage fee is $15 a month for residential. (Fees vary for businesses with dumpsters.) Business garbage collection is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Residential is on Tuesdays.  

All trash MUST be put in a Town of Sparta trash can and placed at the curbside by 6:30 a.m. on Tuesdays.

90 gallon rolling trash cans are available for purchase at the Town Office for $70.00.

Sparta Water Bill Information

Water meters are read in increments of three books.

  • Book one is read on the first Tuesday of the month
  • Book two is read the second Tuesday
  • Book three is read the third Tuesday

To understand which book your residence is in, look at the number printed in the bottom right corner. In an example like 03-003340, the 03 is for “book three.”

Water bills are mailed at the first of the month and due by the 15th of the month. If not paid by the 20th, service may be disconnected and a re-connection fee of $40 charged before service resumes.

Sparta Water & Sewer Service

When building a home in Town:

You must check with Town Manager/Zoning Administrator – Kevin Dowell regarding zoning.  Any remodeling or refurbishing you must check with the Zoning Administrator.

Connection (tap) fees for new water and sewer service are as follows:

  • In City Limits, $600 for water and $550 for sewer.
  • Outside City Limits, $850 for water and $750 for sewer.

(Applies only for 3/4″ service.  Other services requires base tap fee plus current market price parts.)

Note: Property owner is responsible for water & sewer lines from the house to the road right-of-way where water & sewer hook-ups are available.

A $100 Water Service Deposit is required before service connection.