City Departments

Welcome to the City Government Information Page
City Municipal Offices
 237 West maple avenue
Burlington, NC
(336) 222-5000
This page is designed to help with you to learn more about the departments within the City of Burlington.  Feel free to use the links below or to the left of the page to navigate through our departmental pages.
Important information regarding the offices of the City Manager, City Clerk, City Attorney and operational hours.

Animal Services
The Animal Services Department provides enforcement of city codes and North Carolina State Laws pertaining to animal issues in the city of Burlington. The department provides animal sheltering, pet adoption and low-cost spay and neuter services for all of Alamance County.
Boards & Commissions
Check here for information about the Burlington's Citizen Advisory Boards and Commissions appointed for the City of Burlington.
Cemetery & Grounds
Information related to the administering and maintaining of the cemetery grounds located throughout the City.
Community Development
The division is responsible for managing a housing rehabilitation program funded through government programs. These programs include Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and Home Investments Partnership Program (HOME).
The Engineering Department provides many services to the public and other departments within the City government.  The staff is comprised of engineers, surveyors, construction inspectors, technicians and office personnel.
Finance & Risk Management Department of the City of Burlington.
The Burlington Fire Department strives to develop a safety oriented community.  The department is made up into three divisions: Emergency Response, Fire Prevention, and Training Divisions.
Government Links
Search Engine of state offices and travel and tourism resources.
Human Resources
Human Resources is responsible for ensuring City compliance with all applicable federal and state employment laws, advertising employment opportunities within the City, and accepting applications for available vacancies.
Information Technology
Dedicated to provide safe and dependable technology systems for all City departments and citizens of Burlington.
The Inspections Division handles inspections of construction projects within the City and is responsible for enforcing the City Zoning Ordinance and the Minimum Housing Code.
Mayor & Council
Here you may find out about recent Council action, Council member biographies, and upcoming Council events.
Planning and Community Development is broken down into the five divisions: Community Development, GIS, Inspections, Long-Range Planning, and zoning & subdivisions.
The Burlington Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency that employs sworn and civilian personnel. The department is comprised of professional, dedicated employees who work within a number of diverse divisions throughout the department.
Public Information
The Public Information Office serves as a communications link between City departments, City employees, the citizens of Burlington, and the news media.
Public Works
The Public Works Department is responsible for the following services: Building Maintenance, Equipment Services, Sanitation, Streets, Cemetery & Grounds, Traffic Signs and Markings, Traffic Signals and Building Inspections.
The Purchasing Division of Finance handles submitted proposals for the purchase of material, supplies, apparatus or equipment as needed by the City of Burlington.
Recreations & Parks
Recreation and Parks has many state-of-the-art facilities to citizens throughout the City of Burlington.
The Street Division maintains City-owned streets, rights-of-way, storm drainage systems, and sidewalks.
The City of Burlington is involved with many aspects of transportation-related issues.  Click the link to view the specific areas of transportation.
The City of Burlington Utilities Department exists to provide Burlington residents with services pertaining to water treatment and distribution and wastewater collection and treatment.
Water & Billing
The Customer Service Division of Finance collects all revenues from taxes, water and sewer utility billing and solid waste fees, street assessments, and vacant lot and demolition fees, parking fees and parking ticket payments and prepares all required notices.
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