The Lee County Department of General Services works to provide solid waste management services and clean and safe public facilities. It operates a buildings and grounds division that works to provide a safe environment to the citizens. The department meets various federal, state and local regulations related to building and safety codes, building renovations and updates, as well as the maintenance of housing, ventilation and air-conditioning systems. The Lee County Department of General Services is also responsible for the maintenance of more than 40 county buildings, parks and additional recreational facilities. It additionally handles over 800 road name signs throughout Lee County, N.C. The department is located in Sanford, N.C.