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Do not place yard waste, brush, or any construction debris in your container. Automotive parts, tires, hazardous waste, hot ashes, and corrugated cardboard are also prohibited.
You should continue to place recyclables for collection in the labeled recycling bins.
Please take overflow cardboard to the convenience center at 266 Aviation Parkway.
Please rinse and flatten recyclables if possible to maximize the use of bin space.
To rent a classroom or the gymnasium at CFCC, please visit the Cedar Fork Community Center at 1050B Town Hall Drive to fill out the rental application and pay the appropriate fees. To rent the multipurpose room at MAFC, please visit the Aquatics and Fitness Center at 1301 Morrisville Parkways for fill out the rental application and pay the appropriate fees.
If you have further or more specific questions, you can contact the Planning Department at 919.463.6194. and we'd be happy to help you!
Taking the suggested actions below will likely lead to a brief, positive, and safe encounter for both you and the officer.
This information is not intended as legal advice.
What are some reasons police might stop me?
Generally, because you: • Are in the area where a crime just occurred • Witness a crime • Fit the description of a suspect • Have been pointed out as a suspect • Appear to need assistance • Violate a law
What should I consider if I am stopped?
• Officers may not be stopping you for the same reason you think • Over-reaction and/or lack of cooperation will complicate the situation • Police are trained to remain in a position that will enhance officer safety • Actions and communications are not intended to offend you
What actions should I take if I’m approached by a police officer? • Follow the officer’s instructions • Keep your hands clearly visible • Make slow and deliberate movements
• If a weapon is present: 1. Verbally inform the officer of its exact location 2. Do not make any gestures towards the weapon 3. State whether you possess a concealed handgun permit 4. Wait for specific instructions before making any movements 5. Remain calm and do not become argumentative
• Cooperation can greatly reduce the time you are detained
What actions should I take if I’m in a vehicle that is approached by a police officer? • Follow the officer’s instructions • Remain seated in the vehicle; do not get out unless instructed to do so • Keep your hands visible • Turn on the interior light when it’s dark outside • Produce your driver’s license and vehicle registration upon request • Do not reach for anything unless directed to do so by the officer
When can I be searched by a police officer?
• When arrested • When a warrant exists • When probable cause for an arrest exists • When consent is granted Be aware that if you are suspected of being armed, the police officer is allowed to frisk you for weapons to ensure the safety of everyone present.
For further information on the Wake County Animal Ordinance, go here: Wake County Animal Control Ordinances
The Morrisville Police Department encourages all neighborhoods to form Neighborhood Watch groups. Watch Groups provide extra eyes and ears in our neighborhoods. Email one of our Crime Prevention officers for further details on starting a Watch in your neighborhood. Email Crime Prevention Officer
Morrisville Police Department Internal Affairs 260-C Town Hall Dr. PO Box 166 Morrisville, NC 27560919.463.1600 fax 919.380.6717Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
If you have been assisted by a Police Department employee and wish to commend the employee, please call, write or visit us through the Office of the Chief of Police. Police Complaint Summary
You may download it here: Morrisville Welcome Brochure
See the Police "Forms & Links" section for tips on how to prevent false alarms. The Ordinance and fee schedule can be also be found in this section. Alarm Ordinance
The Town of Morrisville’s solid waste services operate on a color-coded system, as follows: Monday- Red Route; Tuesday-Blue Route; Wednesday-Purple Route; Thursday-Green Route; and Friday-Yellow Route. Household garbage and recycling are collected each week on the day assigned to your specific address. Yard waste is collected twice each month on Wednesdays according to the color code, as follows: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays-Green & Yellow Routes; 2nd and 4th Wednesdays-Red, Blue & Purple Routes. When there is a 5th Wednesday in any given month, no yard waste will be collected.
All garbage must be bagged and must be placed inside your trash cart. Please do not place additional trash bags at the curb for collection. Likewise, acceptable recycling items (see link below) must be placed inside your recycle bin including cardboard boxes. All boxes must be emptied, flattened, and broken down into 3’x3’ pieces or smaller as Waste Industries' recycling trucks cannot accommodate whole boxes. If you have a large amount of boxes to discard, please call Public Works at 919.463.7070 or call Waste Industries directly at 919.596.1363 in advance of your pick-up day with an alert that you will have a larger than normal amount of boxes to be picked up. Space availability on the truck for your route can then be evaluated.
A very popular alternate option available for Morrisville residents who wish to quickly dispose of overflow boxes or overflow trash or recycling items would be utilizing the Wake County Convenience Center located at 266 Aviation Parkway in Morrisville. This manned Wake County facility is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., except for the holiday observances of Thanksgiving Day (closed), Christmas Eve (7:00 AM to Noon), and Christmas Day (closed). Please note that boxes will need to be emptied and flattened to fit into the specialized dumpster for recycling boxes located at that facility.
Please Also Note: Morrisville residents with curbside solid waste services must place their trash container and their recycle cart or bin curbside no later than 7:00 a.m. on their designated weekly collection day. Different specialized trucks will arrive to pick up trash and recycling, but the routes for both trash and recycling begin at 7:00 a.m., so please observe this time deadline to ensure successful service. Yard waste items must also be properly presented and placed at the curb no later than 7:00 a.m. on the Wednesday yard waste day designated per color-coded route.
If you have any questions or should any solid waste service problems arise, please call Public Works at 919.463.7070 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday for assistance. Acceptable/Unacceptable Recycling Items
Waste Industries will not collect any excess recyclables (including cardboard) outside of the container.
When you have an overflow of household trash or recycling, a popular alternative would be utilizing the Wake County Convenience Center located in Morrisville at 266 Aviation Parkway. That facility is usually open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - including weekends. Please check the link below for more information. Wake County Convenience Center
Solid Waste Route List
You may wish to take overflow recyclables including cardboard boxes to the Wake County Convenience Center located in Morrisville at 266 Aviation Parkway. Please be advised that this Wake County facility requires that boxes be emptied and flattened to fit into the specialized cardboard dumpster. For more information on what Wake County Convenience Center will accept, please visit the following website: http://www.wakegov.com/recycling/division/facilities/Pages/cc.aspx Wake County Convenience Center
Court-Appointed Community Service – Not under the Direction of the NC Department of Correction If a citizen is assigned community service by the court and the Judge did not assign the hours to be directed by the Division of Community Corrections, the citizen may complete their community service hours at various non-profit agencies such as: