City Clerk Department

The City Clerk is responsible for preparing and distributing City Council Agendas and Action Agendas along with their associated backup material. She also serves as the custodian of all official city records and services City Council’s boards and commissions. The city clerk attends all City Council meetings and provides for meeting minutes.

Capital Projects Department

The Capital Projects Department is comprised of a Construction Division and Facility Management Division. The Construction Division consists of four (4) programs including; Building Construction Program, Innovation District Program, Parks and Recreation Program, and Transportation Program.  The Facility Management Division consists of two (2) programs including; City Hall Operations Division and Facility Maintenance Division. The department’s main objectives are [...]

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Parks and Recreation Department

Asheville Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to enhancing your quality of life by providing diverse recreational and educational experiences.

Police Administration

  View the Department’s Organizational Chart Chief David Zack   Contact Information: Office: 828-259-5813 dzack@ashevillenc.gov Deputy Chief James Baumstark   Deputy Chief James “Jim” Baumstark Deputy Chief James “Jim” Baumstark started with the Asheville Police Department (APD) on November 9, 2015. Prior to his arrival, he served with the Fairfax County Police Department (FCDP) in Fairfax, Virginia for more than [...]

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Fire Department

The mission of the City of Asheville Fire Department is to protect the lives, property and environment of all people within Asheville by preventing the occurrence and minimizing the adverse effects of fires, accidents, and all other emergencies. This mission will be accomplished with firefighter pride, preparedness and professionalism, with a focus on quality customer [...]

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Police Department

The City of Asheville is committed to supporting a safe city with safe neighborhoods. Our Guiding Principles: Integrity, Fairness, Respect & Professionalism.