Noise Advisory Board

The City of Asheville Noise Advisory Board was established on July 27, 2021 with the adoption of the revised Noise Ordinance by City Council. The Board maintains the following advisory responsibilities: 

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of Revised Ordinance No. 4390 regarding Noise Regulation and related City policies with the goal of developing recommendations regarding amendments, additions, or deletions;

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of enforcement of this article, including but not limited to response times, compliance rates, distribution of complaints, and ensuring equitable outcomes; and

  • Propose long-term objectives for achieving reduction of sound levels in the community, and propose means for implementing such objectives.


Noise Advisory Board Composition 

The Noise Advisory Board consists of seven members appointed by City Council for three-year terms:

  • Three city residents representing different geographic areas of the city
  • One representative of the performing arts
  • One representative of the restaurant industry
  • One representative of the industrial or construction industry
  • One professional in acoustic engineering or a related field
  • The Noise Control Administrator serves as a nonvoting member

For current openings and application, please visit the Boards and Commissions page. Please indicate any of these qualifications on your application form. Preference is given to applicants that live in Asheville city limits.  


Current Noise Advisory Board Members

Board Chair: Jessica Tomasin –

Vice-Chair: Rick Freeman –

Noise Control Administrator: Todd Justice –

Council Liaison: Antanette Mosely –

Other Members: Carmelo Pampillonio, Jeff Santiago, Lilliana Woody, Reb Haizlip, David Ledger



Regular Scheduled Meetings

The Noise Advisory Board meets monthly on the second Monday of the month


NOTICE:  The next regular meeting of the Noise Advisory Board is scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2023. The meeting will start at 1:00pm and will be held virtually.


Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 166A-19.24(f) this will be a remote meeting which the public can access by any of the following means:  

  • Watch live stream on the Engagement Hub or the City’s YouTube Channel 
  • Call toll-free to listen to the meeting on your phone: Call 855-925-2801. Enter the Meeting Code: 4657 and follow the prompts to join the live speaker cue.


Please visit the Noise Advisory Board Public Engagement Page to confirm which public input options are available for specific meetings. 

  • Voicemail Public Comments: Please call: 855-925-2801 Enter Code 4657. Comments will be limited to 3 minutes. 
  • Written Public Comments: Please see meeting specific email on the Engagement Hub, or email
  • Live Call-in Comments: Call toll-free to listen to the meeting on your phone: Call 855-925-2801 Meeting Code: 4657 and follow the prompts to join the live speaker cue

NOTICE: The agenda commenting period will be closed at 8:00 a.m. the day of the meeting. All public comments will be sent to the committee prior to the meeting but may not be read aloud.



Agenda and Documents




January 9, 2023 Agenda January 9, 2023 Documents  YouTube Meeting Recording 01/09/2023
December 12, 2022 Agenda December 12, 2022 Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 12/12/2022
October 12, 20222 Agenda October 12, 2022 Meeting Documents Audio and video recording is available for this by request. The records broken into several large files. Please request access by emailing 
September 12, 2022 Agenda September 12, 2022 Meeting Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 09/12/2022
June 13, 2022, Agenda June 13, 2022 Meeting Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 06/13/2022
May 9, 2022 Agenda May 9, 2022 Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 05/09/2022
April 11, 2022 Agenda April 11, 2022 Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 04/11/2022
March 14, 2022 Agenda March 14, 2022 Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 03/14/2022
February 14, 2022 Agenda February 14, 2022 Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 02/14/2022
January 10, 2022 Agenda January 10, 2022 Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 01/10/2022
December 13, 2021 Agenda December 13, 2021 Documents YouTube Meeting Recording 12/13/2021




Noise Ordinance Text

Noise Advisory Board Rules & Procedures

Noise Compliance Division Webpage

Noise Complaint Dashboard

Decibel Reports Dashboard

Report a Noise Complaint

Good Neighbor & Sound Mitigation Practices

Archived – Noise Ordinance development webpage (2019-2021)



Contact Information

Noise Compliance Division

Daniel Oropesa