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North Sumter County Utility Dependent District

The North Sumter County Utility Dependent District (NSCUDD) was established pursuant to Chapter 189 of Florida State Statutes and Sumter County Ordinance 2010-10 on July 15, 2010.

See below for Amended Sumter County Ordinances
Sumter County Amended Ordinance 2010-20
Sumter County Amended Ordinance 2012-14
Sumter County Amended Ordinance 2012-17

NSCUDD consists of a seven member Board of Directors representing Districts 5-10 and one at large seat. The members are elected by registered voters residing in Districts 5-10.

NSCUDD is the water, wastewater and non-potable irrigation water service providers to properties within District’s 5 – 11 and are also the provider of the solid waste sanitation services for the Marion, Sumter, and Fruitland Park portions of The Villages. In addition, the services are provided to Sumter Landing and Brownwood.

As a governmental entity in the State of Florida, the North Sumter County Utility Dependent District is held to the same high standards as cities and counties as it pertains to Sunshine Law, Public Records Law, Financial Reporting and Financial Disclosure Laws. Additionally, the Board of Supervisors adheres to Florida Statute Chapter 112, Part III - Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees.

Village Community Development Districts 1-11 located in Sumter County, Marion County & The Villages of Fruitland Park:

Effective December 27, 2012 The North Sumter County Utility Dependent District (NSCUDD) became the provider of the solid waste sanitation services for the Marion and Sumter County portion of The Villages located in VCDD Nos. 1 thorough 10 when it purchased Sumter Sanitation. Sumter Sanitation also provides services to VCDD No. 11 in Lake County. The Sumter Sanitation services are contracted through CH2M HILL/Jacobs.

Beginning October 1, 2020, all solid waste and yard waste in the Village Community Development Districts 1-11, located in Sumter County, Marion County and The Villages of Fruitland Park, will be collected and transported by Jacobs to the Covanta Lake II, Inc. Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in Okahumpka.

  • Sanitation Billing Questions: 352-750-0000
  • Sumter Sanitation Pickup Questions: 352-748-0109

Frequently Asked Questions
2021 Holiday Pick-Up Schedule
Sumter Sanitation Fund Rates

Please take a moment to click on the link below for a guided tour of one of Covanta’s EfW facilities.

Covanta EfW Tour

Bulk Item Information

Items such as office/desk or kitchen chairs, small lamps (bulbs removed) and ceiling fans (blades removed) can be placed with your household waste for disposal. Large items such as appliances, couches, flat screen TVs, microwaves and grills must be scheduled for pickup by calling Sumter Sanitation at 352-748-0109. A charge of $10.00 will be added to your monthly utility bill for this service in the NSCUDD service area. Bulk pickups must be canceled at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled collection date or the charge will apply.

Citizen Drop Off Areas

Depending on the county in which you live, there may be areas you can drop off solid waste or other household materials.  For additional information, please contact the county in which you reside:

Sumter County – visit or call (352) 689-4400

Marion County – visit or call (352) 671-8465

Lake County – visit or call (352) 343-3776

Advanced Wastewater Treatment Management

To view the information presented at the Advanced Wastewater Treatment Workshops, as well as the questions and answers discussed at the breakout sessions, please click on the header of this announcement.  To watch a video of the entire Advanced Wastewater Treatment Workshop held on January 14, 2019, please click on the following link.  If you have any questions, please contact the District Customer Service Center at (352) 753-4508.

District Administration
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
Phone: 352-751-3939 - Fax: 352-753-6430

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Public Records Custodian Florida has a very broad Public Records Law. Most written communications to or from State and Local Officials regarding State or Local business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Please forward requests to:
Jennifer Farlow, District Clerk
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
Phone No. (352) 751-3939
Fax No. (352) 753-6430
Please Note Florida law prohibits the Board of Supervisors from communicating with residents about Deed Compliance or Architectural Review issues/cases.  Please contact the Community Standards Department directly at to report any concerns you might have.