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The Grounds Division is responsible for the outside appearance of the county’s administrative buildings, parks, ball fields and other recreational facilities.   

From March until November grounds crews are busy with the following:

  • The weekly cutting and general maintenance of approximately 150 acres of lawns.
  • Planting and maintaining flower beds.
  • The planting, care and removal of trees and shrubs.


In addition to their general landscaping duties, grounds crews spend March through October maintaining, dragging, and lining the county’s 16 ball fields. 


The Grounds Division performs services at the following facilities:

  • Buchanan Park                                                           
         3100 Cameron Drive
  • Dalrymple Park                                                           
         300 Globe Street
  • Horton Park                                                                
         1515 Washington Avenue
  • Kiwanis Children’s Park                                              
         807 Tryon Street
  • Kiwanis Family Park                                                    
         1800 Wicker Street
  • Lett’s Optimist Park                                                    
         Broadway Road
  • Lion’s Club Fairgrounds ball field                                 
         505 N Seventh Street
  • Northview ball fields                                                    
  • Optimist Park ball field                                                
         305 Legion Road
  • O.T Sloan Pool and Tennis Center                               
         1420 Bragg Street
  • San Lee Park                                                              
         572 Pumping Station Road
  • Temple Park                                                                
         Seventh & McIver Streets


From November through February, grounds crews are busy performing winter maintenance of the County’s landscapes.  These duties include leaf removal, seeding, planting, fertilizing, spraying for weed control, tree and shrub pruning, playground maintenance, fence repair and replacement, and the service and repair of equipment.


Public concerns regarding the safety and cleanliness of any of our facilities can be addressed to Russell L. Spivey, Buildings and Grounds Superintendent.

General Services

General Services Building
805 S. 5th Street
Sanford, NC 27331

Telephone Number
Phone 919-718-4622

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
7am - 4pm