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Complete the form and return it to town hall if you want to automatically pay your bill via bank draft

New to Town?

Want to set up payments?

You must complete the form and pay the deposit. 

​The Town of West Jefferson strives to offer our citizens the best possible services we can. 


​To establish water service you should fill out an application available in Town Hall and pay a $120 deposit in full ahead of time.

Your water bill is due the 15th of every month.

You can pay your water bill in Town Hall Monday-Friday from 8-5.

You may also mail your water bill in.

​The Town accepts bank drafts but no credit cards;  no debit cards; no payment over phone. There is also a drop box (just inside the outer doors of Town Hall) that may be used for before or after hours payment.

Water & Sewer Bill Adjustment Policy

Trash & Brush Pick Up 

​The Town picks up trash from residences each Tuesday. You can call Town Hall to arrange for pick-up of brush. Click here for details and restrictions

Winter Road Scraping 

West Jefferson maintenance surveys all town maintained roads and scrapes them as soon as possible beginning with the most traveled roads first.


The zoning regulations for the Town of West Jefferson are located here. If you have questions after reading the zoning regulations please contact Town Hall – 336-246-3551.

Property ​Taxes

Our tax rate is.$042/$100 of valuation.Note that you can get a discount of 2% if you pay your taxes before September 1st. Taxes are considered past due if paid or postmarked after January 6th. You can pay taxes at Town Hall or mail them to P.O. Box 490, West Jefferson, NC 28694.


West Jefferson provides a municipal cemetery for town residents and their immediate families. Click here for the cemetery policy

Reserving the Park

Residents can rent a shelter in the Bowie-Seagraves Park for their use. Call Town Hall at (336) 246-3551 to make a reservation. A refundable deposit of $75 is required. The $75 deposit is refundable if the shelter is left clean. Non-residents can reserve a shelter for an additional $85 charge.

Minutes from Town Board of Aldermen Meetings

Click here for a list of the minutes from the town meetings

2010 Town of West Jefferson Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan

The purpose of the Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan is to create a document to guide the Town of West Jefferson in the (1) planning, (2) design, (3) financing, (4) implementation, and (5) maintenance phases of its proposed pedestrian system. If you would like to see a copy of this plan, please contact us at (336) 246-3551.


As with any emergency, dial 911 for immediate assistance.