The Community Development Department manages community growth through economic development and industrial recruitment, planning & zoning, community building and recreation.
The responsibilities of the staff of the Finance Department includes receiving all revenues, maintaining a chart of accounts and general ledger, properly coding all expenditures and revenues to the applicable account codes, processing payroll, human resource management, administration of employee benefits, risk management, procurement, accounts receivable, accounts payable, investments and cash management, coordinating an annual independent audit, maintaining an accountability of general fixed assets, issuing business licenses, and providing monthly financial reports to Town Council, the Town Manager, and all department heads.
Planning & Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Administrator is responsible for administering the Town's Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances, comprehensive planning, and other matters of the Town Code related to land use issues.
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining streets, traffic signals and signs, water distribution, wastewater collection, meter reading, sidewalks, storm water management, building and grounds maintenance, cemetery and parks groundskeeping, public right-of-way maintenance, street cleaning and refuse collection.
The Police Department is responsible for patrol duties throughout the corporate limits, working with citizens in neighborhood watch programs, investigations of criminal activities, arresting criminal offenders, providing testimony in criminal trials, issuing citations, code enforcement, parking enforcement on public streets and parking lots, traffic control and signalization, education and crime prevention, and other matters related to public safety.
Town Manager's Office
The Town Manager serves as the chief administrative officer of the Town of Rocky Mount.
The Rocky Mount Fire Department provides fire and emergency services within the corporate limits of the Town and within a designated first run area in Franklin County.
The Town of Rocky Mount operates a wastewater treatment facility, located approximately 1 mile east of the corporate limits.
Your Water Department operates a conventional water treatment plant with a total capacity of 2 million gallons per day that purifies the water you drink.