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Public Works

Keep Smithfield Beautiful!

Sign up for the Adopt-A-Street Program!

Please read all the information below before you get started. If you have any questions regarding the Adopt-A-Street program, contact our Public Works Department at 919-934-2956.

Check out the map of available City streets

  • Only Town of Smithfield maintained streets can be adopted.
  • On the map, the streets outlined in red and blue are NOT eligible for adoption.
  • Check with the N.C. Adopt-A-Highway Program to determine if they can be adopted through the state's program.

  1. Please pick a segment that is at least .25 miles (approximately 1300 feet) long.
  2. Pick a name for the group that is adopting a street.
    Complete the Application Form. If a participant is between the ages of 12 - 17, please complete the Youth Participation Release Form. This form requires a signature. Please save all forms as a .pdf and return to Pamela Collins.
  3. Once the application is reviewed and approved, you will be notified and your group name will be confirmed for the signs. The notification process takes 2-4 weeks.
  4. You will be notified when signs are made and installed on your segment of roadway.
  5. Schedule your first litter pickup day!

Guidelines and Recommendations for your Litter Pickup Event

  • Wear light colored clothing
  • Work facing traffic (one side of the road only)
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Pick-up litter during daylight hours in good weather
  • Wear closed toe shoes
  • Wear long pants
  • Do not wear headphones
  • Do not work around bridges or work zones

* Please DO NOT PICK UP the following items:

  • Broken Glass
  • Chemicals
  • Dead Animals
  • Medical Items
  • Weapons
  • Toxic Substances

*If these items are identified, please email for proper disposal.

(Upon request, vests and gloves will be provided by the Town of Smithfield)