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CORONAVIRUS UPDATES:

Asheville Development Services Department (DSD) to continue business, but will close doors

 

DSD inspections will continue; contractors asked to provide clean, safe work zones

 

OPEN ONLINE FOR BUSINESS: Click here to access online services, including paying fees, submitting a digital permit application, scheduling an inspection, and reporting a food truck

While the office is closed, DSD staff continue to work and can be reached by phone and email:

DSD Main Line: 828-259-5846
PAC@ashevillenc.gov

Planner of the Day: 828-259-5450
POD@ashevillenc.gov

Building Code Hotline: 828-259-5967
buildingsafety@ashevillenc.gov

Stormwater and Grading Hotline: 828-259-5670
stormwater@ashevillenc.gov

 

This is an evolving situation. The City of Asheville’s partners in Buncombe County are a great resource for the latest information on our community’s COVID-19 response. To receive emergency texts directly from Buncombe County for breaking health and safety news text BCALERT on your smartphone to 888-777. Sign up for AVL Alerts online for information from the City of Asheville.

 

The Development Services Department (DSD) promotes safety, livability and positive economic growth to build a better and safer Asheville. DSD processes permits, performs inspections, maintains records and helps customers navigate the development process.

Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Click here to access the Current Development Map.

 

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