News and Events

Community Recycling Day - Saturday, April 25, 2015
Spring cleaning?  Time to get rid of old electronics or paint?  Bring them to Town Hall on Saturday, April 25th, for our Community Recycling Day event.  Zebulon Public Works will be at different drop-off stations in the parking lot to receive your old electronics, appliances, paint, batteries, fluorescent lamps, tires, motor oil and antifreeze. These items are not permitted in the landfills and must be disposed of or recycled properly.  Please enter the driveway off Arendell Avenue and follow the signs to the stations.  Hours for the event are 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Open House on April 7, 2015
Join us in the lobby of Town Hall to review maps of the proposed corridors for the Greenway Master Plan. Speak with the consultant and Town staff about destinations, amenities, and natural features of the greenway system. The open house will be held on Tuesday, April 7th, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Don't miss this opportunity to participate in the development of the plans for Zebulon's future greenway system. 

Town of Zebulon Greenway Master Plan       

The design contract for the Greenway Master Plan was awarded to obs landscape architects and AMT Consulting Engineers design team.  The design process is expected to be completed by July 30, 2015.

Our goal is to produce a community-based plan through public participation in the planning process.  The next advisory committee meeting is scheduled for May 7, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers
at Zebulon Town Hall.  The public is invited.   

Survey results show 96% of respondents support the development of a greenway system and 98%
believe greenway promote economic development. Please check out the website at 
for more information or send an email to  We want to hear from you!


Yates Place Stormwater Phase I Improvements
Improvements to the storm drainage system to Yates Place cul-de-sac are included in the FY2015 budget. The planned improvements are:

  • Add two new catch basins in the cul-de-sac
  • Upgrade the 24" RCP to a 36" RCP pipe
  • Install a level spreader at discharge point

These improvements will eliminate flooding n the cul-de-sac. Construction bids are planned for mid-March 2015 with construction starting in June 2015.  This project should be completed by September 2015.


Composters For Sale
The Town of Zebulon has composters available for purchase.  Composing allows decomposed materials to be reused as a nutritious supplement for your garden, lawn and house plants. Click here for details on purchasing a composter.


Stormwater Volunteers Needed
Look for "Mr. Drip" and upcoming opportunities to protect our stormwater system.  Zebulon Public Works is seeking citizen volunteers to participate in Stormwater Management activities.  Anyone wishing to volunteer for a citizens stormwater group may contact Zebulon Public Works at 919-269-5285.



If you have any questions concerning a news item or event, please contact Zebulon Public Works at (919) 269-5285.