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The City of Fayetteville is in frequent communication with our partners at the Cumberland County Department of Public Health and health officials at local, state, and federal agencies who are monitoring the situation and providing guidance on how to respond to COVID-19. Our top priority is to maintain essential services for our community while protecting the health and safety of our residents and employees. MORE INFO


COVID-19 Information

City of Fayetteville Updates

(Information current as of 3/30 at 3:24 p.m.)

Cumberland County is the lead agency for emergencies. Visit for the latest information.

City-Related Program/Service Updates

Parks & Recreation

Beginning Wednesday, March 25, all Parks & Recreation recreation centers will be closed until further notice.

All Fayetteville-Cumberland playgrounds are now closed. This is a new step we’re taking to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. English and Spanish signs with this message are going up at playground locations today.

Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation (FCPR) has postponed all department organized programs, activities, athletics, special events and rentals through April 30th.  FCPR staff will contact and work with affected individuals and groups to reschedule or refund at a later date.  As conditions change, the status of these postponements will be re-evaluated.

Trash, Recycling and Yard Waste

Trash/recycling/yard waste pickup for city customers is on a regular schedule at this time.

Effective Wednesday March 25, 2020 until further notice: the Solid Waste Division of the Public Services Department is closed to the public. This is an effort to keep employees and the public safe from the spread of COVID-19. Essential services remain available.  For cart orders and other assistance, please contact the Customer Contact Center at (910) 433-1FAY (1329) or visit


  • Fayetteville Regional Airport is working closely with TSA, City and County officials, and the State Health Department in regards to precautionary measures for COVID-19. 
  • The airport terminal is open and operating on regular schedule. 
  • Cleaning protocols have been heightened and additional hand sanitizer dispensers have been placed throughout the terminal. 
  • The airport restaurant, Tailwind, has suspended pre-security restaurant service until further notice. The concession stand in B Concourse is still open to service travelers with grab and go foods and concessions. 
  • The airport USO facility remains closed.All airport tours are suspended. 

For information on cancellation and changes in flight schedules, travelers are encouraged to contact their airline directly.

  • American Airlines 800-433-7300
  • Delta Airlines 800-221-1212

For general aviation pilots desiring information about Signature Flight Support Services (FBO).

  • Signature Flight Support Services call (910) 321-7540.
  • All American Aviation Flight School call (910) 644-8817

For the latest updates on airport operations and COVID-19 visit or follow @flyFAYairport on Facebook or Twitter. 

Fayetteville Area System of Transit

  • Beginning Tuesday March 31, Bus and FASTTRAC! service will operate until 7:00 pm each night

  • Bus rides are free until further notice, this includes ADA paratransit (FASTTRAC!), fares will not be collected and the sale of bus passes will be suspended until further notice

  • Additional social distancing reminders have been added to buses.

  • The Transit Center closes at 7 p.m. each evening


Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Fayetteville Police Department will be limiting Lobby hours at the main police station. The front lobby will now be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. These hours may change as precautionary measures evolve. If you have business at the main police station, we recommend calling first; (910) 433-1585.

We have also increased the types of reports that are available to be taken online, and over the phone for convenience and precaution. We continue to encourage residents to use online reporting located here: or telephone reporting at: (910) 433-1529 or 1530. 

The FPD 911 Communications center has begun asking a few more questions to callers requesting a response from police or first responders:

1. Is anyone inside the residence experiencing flu-like symptoms or fever?
2. Has anyone been exposed or been in contact with anyone exposed to COVID-19?
3. Is it possible for you to meet the officer outside the residence?

Your answers to the above questions will not prevent any response by first responders.

**As a reminder: Police Officers/Fire Dept./EMS are being dispatched as the questions are being asked. Answering any questions will NOT slow their response**

Please continue to call 911 for emergencies only, for information related to COVID-19, you can call (910) 615-LINK or visit the Cumberland County Department of Public Health COVID-19 webpage:

Like and Follow the Fayetteville Police Department and City of Fayetteville, NC Government on social media for any #FayPD or City Sponsored event and meeting cancellations.

To file a police report online visit:

To obtain a copy of police/crash report:

To file a police report over the phone call (910) 433-1529 or (910) 433-1530.

Community Watch Coordinators are encouraged to stay in contact with their assigned Crime Prevention Specialist through phone/e-mail contact. The community calendar ( will be updated, should the community watch groups decide to cancel their community watch meetings. If any member of a community watch group has questions regarding their meeting(s), they are asked to contact their Community Watch Coordinator. Continue to follow social distancing recommendations.

Development Services

“Live Remote Inspections & Code Enforcement (Live RICE)” begin today (March 26, 2020). Live RICE is a way to perform several forms of inspections where persons are still in the building during the COVID-19 precautions. This inspection option is voluntary and removes unintended exposure to a virus by using smartphone technology to perform code compliance inspections. Contractors or homeowners simply coordinate with the inspector for the Live RICE as already done when requesting inspections. Customers continue to be encouraged to use the website portals found at to request service.

Professional staff contact information from Planning, Zoning, Building Inspections, and Code Compliance can be found at the Development Service City of Fayetteville website ( Plan submittals and requests for inspections continue at Inspector coverage areas within the city for building and trades are found at Other questions should be sent by email addresses shown on the department webpage.

Yard sale permits will not be issued until further notice.


  • Meeting room reservations canceled at fire facilities until further notice.
  • Station tours and community ride-alongs suspended.
  • Maintenance fire inspections postponed at long-term healthcare and assisted living facilities.
  • The public can obtain fire reports by visiting or calling 910-433-1725

Economic and Community Development

  • Measures are in place for the continuation of services to residents and businesses.
  • Citizens are urged to call 910-433-1590 or email for assistance. 

City Clerk's Office

All boards and commissions meetings have been suspended until further notice.

City Event Cancellations/Postponements

The following events have been canceled or postponed:

  • 3/21 Rowan Street Skate Park Ribbon Cutting (postponed)
  • 3/24 Community Business Meeting (canceled)
  • 4/16 Community Development Day (canceled)
  • 4/23-4/26 Fayetteville Dogwood Festival (postponed)

Contact the City via Phone/Web

FayTV COVID-19 Live Stream

City of Fayetteville COVID-19 Press Releases

Resources for More Information




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  • Educational resources for students & citizens
  • Families who are at home and looking for fun activities. There are coloring sheets of city scenes, a link to the “Day in the Life” YouTube series featuring local government workers, and more. These activities are free and we encourage people to use them as they work through unprecedented challenges.

City of Fayetteville YouTube Playlist

CDC YouTube Playlist


Stay Informed - FayTV on your Smart TV

The City of Fayetteville is now streaming FayTV, its government access channel, on smart TVs and streaming devices. This is one of the first government access channels in North Carolina to be available for viewing on Roku, Fire TV, Android TV and Apple TV. To install the FayTV streaming app on Roku, Fire TV, Android TV, and Apple TV, search for the words “FayTV” or “Fayetteville.”



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