Holiday Hours for Public Utilities, Landfill and Convenience Centers

Public Utilities will be closed December 23rd through December 27th for the Christmas Holiday and December 31st for New Year's Day.  The due date for December 25th is extended to December 28th.

Public Utilities Normal Operating Hours:

The Johnston County Public Utilities Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, excluding county holidays.  Our phone number is (919) 989-5075 and fax number is (919) 934-0256. 

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  • If you have an emergency regarding your water service when our offices are closed, please call     (919) 989-5056 to report your problem and a service technician will contact you.
  • Pay your bill by phone at 844-845-2151.

Landfill and Trash Convenience Sites will be closed December 24th through December 27th for Christmas Holiday and Saturday, January 1st for New Year's Day.  

Landfill and Convenience Sites Operating Hours:

The Johnston County Landfill and Trash Convenience Centers will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. In an effort to assist customers, the Trash Convenience Sites will open on WEDNESDAY, November 24th from 8:00am – 6:00pm. The Landfill and Convenience Centers will return to their regular business schedule on SATURDAY, November 27th.

Landfill Hours (year-round):

The Landfill facility is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., excluding county holidays.

Convenience Sites Winter Hours (October 1st - April 30th):

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:  8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday and Wednesday:  Closed 

Convenience Sites Summer Hours (May 1st - September 30th):

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:  8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday and Wednesday:  Closed 


If you have any questions, please contact the Johnston County Solid Waste Services Department at (919) 938-4750.


Johnston County Public Utilities

Physical Address:
Land Use Center
309 E. Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2263
Smithfield, NC 27577

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  • Phone:
    Main - 919-989-5075
    Pay by Phone - 844-845-2151

    After Hours Emergency - 919-989-5056
  • Fax:
    Business Office - 919-934-0256
    Engineering Office - 919-934-7174
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