Street Lights

If you see a street light is out, please notify the Town Office and they will contact Potomac Edison. This includes street lights that go on and off.  Public Works Dept. will place caution tape on pole to identify pole for repairs.

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Calls for Service

The Smithsburg Police Department receives its calls for service via the Washington County 911 Center. If you are in need of any type of police service no matter the time of day or night, please dial 911 and a call taker will direct your call to the proper police agency. An officer will respond to handle your call for service. If your request is purely administrative or you have a question you may call our administrative number at 301-824-3500.    

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Water and Sewer Bills

Your quarterly water and sewer bill will be mailed out on September 30, 2015. Your water bill payment is due no later than Friday, October 30, 2015.

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Halloween - Trick or Treat Night


Thursday, October 29th
6 PM - 8 PM
Leave your porch light on if you wish to participate.

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Water and Sewer Bills

Partial payments will no longer be accepted on water/sewer bills with past due balances unless you have signed a Payment Plan Agreement at the Town Office.  The full balance of the current water/sewer bill is due no later than September 29, 2015.  If you have any questions please contact the Town Office, 301-824-7234.

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Yard Waste Schedule 2015

Yardwaste Collection

Yardwaste collected on 3rd Wednesday (April - December)

Effective April, 2015:

Dates for Pick-up:

  • September 16
  • October 21
  • November 18
  • December 16 (last pickup)

Please be sure to set your yard waste out the night before (Tuesday) as they collect very early in the morning.


  • Residential yard waste only, no commercial.
  • Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs and brush.
  • Yard waste must be in biodegradable paper ...
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Volunteers Needed

Commission Vacancies
The following Commissions has vacancies:
Zoning Appeals Board - Alternate Member (1 vacancy)
Administrative Calls Appeals Board - Alternate Member (1 vacancy)

If you are interested in serving, please call Town Hall at (301)-824-7234 to obtain information.

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Town Office Closed

Town Office will be closed Monday, September 7th for Labor Day.
Payments (no cash) may be placed in black drop box on sidewalk in front of Town Hall.

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Work Session Agenda


September22, 2015

Information/Discussion Sanitary Collection System Products  - PW, Mayor
Storm water/Swale Improvements Update - Public Works
Grove Lane Overlay - Bid Review
Property Maintenance Codes/Ordinances - Randy Dick, Chief Knight
Snow Removal Contract
Transmission Line Update - Mayor
Orndorff Drive Info - Mayor
Charter Amendment - Third Review




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