Contact DSD

City of Asheville Development Services Department contact phone numbers are staffed during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

While the office is closed due to Coronavirus precautions, DSD staff will continue to work in accordance with all health guidelines and can be reached by phone and email:

Staff Directory


Inspector Directory


DSD Main Line: 828-259-5846


Planner of the Day: 828-259-5450


Building Code Hotline: 828-259-5967


Stormwater and Grading Hotline: 828-259-5670


Schedule an inspection


Schedule next-day inspections by phone by 4:30 pm: 828-259-5946

Schedule next-day inspections online by 6:00 pm:

1. Login to your Citizen Access account and search for your permit number

2. Click “Record Info”

3. Click “Inspections”



Updated 03/11/2020


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