Frequently Asked Questions

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Parks & Recreation

Yes, we offer Senior Bingo on the 3rd Friday of the month you can get a schedule at Town Hall.

Yes, we go on a day trip in October, please contact Town Hall for details! 704-263-4779

301 Blacksnake Road, Stanley, NC 28164

Yes, we have a Community Building that will seat about 80 people.

The cost is $75.00 a day to rent and $75.00 Deposit. Contact Town Hall for more information. 704-263-4779

Please call Tug Deason 980-522-6769

You can get a form at Town Hall or online at townofstanley.org

Baseball:

  • T-ball 4-6
  • Coach Pitch 6-8
  • Baseball 9-12 1
  • Senior League 13-14

Basketball:

  • 6-8 yr old
  • 9-10 yr old
  • 11-12 yr old

Football is offered through the Stanley Optimist Club.

Yes, you can call Town Hall at, 704-263-4779

Yes, they have to be on a leash and proper disposal of waste.

They start November 1st and run through the Friday after Thanksgiving.

February 12th thru March 17th

First Saturday in October.

April thru September: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm
October thru March: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Yes, Harper Park has a paved path; it is 1/3 mile per lap.

Stanley Police

Visit our webpage www.stanleypolice.org or follow us on Facebook for daily and weekly updates.

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No. It is unlawful to discharge any firearm, including but not limited to a rifle, pistol or muzzle loading weapon. Stanley Ordinance 133

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Yes. Children under the age of 16 shall not be in a public place without adult supervision from 11:00 pm till 6:00 am Sunday through Thursday and 12:00 till 6:00 am Friday and Saturday

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Helmets are required for anyone under 16 years of age when operating upon any street, public roadway, public path, sidewalk or other public right-of-way. Stanley Ordinance 70.23

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The speed limit inside any municipality is 35 unless otherwise posted.

There are several areas in the down town business district where the speed limit is 20 mph. However in school zones during specific times the speed limit is 25 mph.

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The Stanley Police Department has a secured drop box in the lobby of the police department were prescription medication can be discarded and properly disposed of. No liquids, needles or creams.

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Complaints or compliments can be made to any supervisor or to the Chief of Police by phone or in person. The administrative office number is 704-263-4778.

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All reports are available at the Stanley Police Department or by visiting our web site www.stanleypolice.org there is a link to purchase your accident report online.

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The North Carolina Department of Justice has a websitewww.sexoffender.ncdoj.gov there is also an app for your mobile device that can be used to search our offenders.

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The Stanley Police Department has a “Text Tip” app, just text the information you would like to give police or tips on crimes to 201-742-8477.

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The Stanley Police Department is dispatched through the Gaston County Communications Center, that number is 704-866-3300

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Fire Department

The Fire Department does not offer an event space. However, tours can be scheduled in advance for any groups that would like to make the Fire Department part of their party.

We recommend reserving the shelter at Harper Park for your event space and walking to the Fire Department for your pre-scheduled tour.

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Please contact the Fire Department at 704-263-3473 for assistance in obtaining a smoke detector.

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The Fire Department offers several programs: the Knox Box program, Fire Safety programs, Ladies Auxiliary, Pancake Breakfast.

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Public Works

There is an emergency number posted on the fence at the pump station for you to call – 704-747-8632.

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Call Town Hall at 704-263-4779.

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Call Town Hall at 704-263-4779 or Public Works at 704-263-0289.

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Call 704-747-8632.

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To report a water or sewer problem call Town Hall at 704-263-4779

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Town of Stanley Public Works  is open 7:00 am to 3:30 PM, Monday-Friday.

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Trash Service

Trash is picked up every week on Monday or Tuesday. Recycle is every other Wednesday.

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Normally within 1 week.

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Your pick up days are based on where you live. Call Town Hall at 704-263-4779 and they will be happy to provide you with your days.

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No. The Town has an ordinance which prohibits placing these on the street. All such waste must be behind the curb.

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Yes. Bulk pickup occurs weekly. There is no set schedule, so please leave the tires at the curb.

We are unable to accept tires still on the rim as the landfill will not accept them.

Once picked up, fees will be added to your water bill.

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Water Service

Swimming pool adjustments are offered once per calendar year. The adjustment will be made only to the sewer charges.

Residents must pay for the water fee as it is stated on their bill.

If you would like your yearly adjustment applied, please bring your bill to Town Hall.

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Yes. If a leak has occurred and been repaired, residents may bring their bill and repair receipt to Town Hall for a one-time adjustment. This type of adjustment can be used one time per calendar year.

The repair receipt must be presented in order for the adjustment to be processed.

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Yes. A $50.00 fee is assessed on any account that has not been paid by 5:00 pm on the 25th of each month.

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The last day to pay is the 25th of the month before 5:00pm. If the 25th of the month falls on a weekend, payment will be due the following business day by 5:00 pm to avoid disconnection.

Please keep in mind that the 10% penalty is applied after the 15th of the month. In order to avoid any additional charges to your account, payment is due the 15th by 5:00 pm.

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The water bill is due on the 15th of each month at 5:00 pm. If the 15th of the month falls on a weekend, payment is due the following business day by 5:00 pm.

If payment is not received by the due date, a 10% finance charge will be added to the account.

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We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Cash or Check. At this time, we are unable to accept American Express cards.

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Bills can be paid online, by phone, by mail or in-person.

  • Town Hall has an afterhours drop-box. We recommend including the bottom portion of your bill in an envelope with your check. We do not advise placing cash in the drop-box.
  • Click Water Payment to pay your bill online ($2.00 fee).
  • Call Town Hall at 704-263-4779 to make your payment via phone ($3.00 fee).
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For new accounts, applications and deposits received before 3:00 pm (Monday through Friday) will be turned on same-day. After 3:00pm, water will be turned on the next business day.

For late-payment cutoffs, if payment is made in full by 3:00 pm (Monday through Friday) water will be turned on the same-day. Residents paying after 3:00pm will have the water reconnected the next business day.

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All properties inside the Town Limits must have Town water.

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Applications are available at Town Hall. You will need to provide a copy of your ID and a rent receipt, lease agreement, or proof of purchase.

A soft credit check will be preformed to determine the deposit amount.  Deposit amounts range from $150.00 to $250.00 and a $5.00 fee will be charged for the credit check, per customer.

You can also obtain the application on our website.

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