Public Works

The Public Works Department provides safe and efficient movement of people and goods within the city and maintains a safe, litter-free environment in the most economical and efficient manner possible. The department functions to maintain and improve a variety of services and infrastructures.



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Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Public Works Building, 161 S. Charlotte Street
Greg Shuler, Public Works Director
828- 259-5935

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The Public Works Department takes care of many of the core services that ensure the high quality of life that allows Asheville to be at the top of many desirable top Cities lists. Customer service is the heart of our daily operations. Our employees are great ambassadors for the City and interact daily with our citizenry and visitors.

The beautiful mountains, rivers and streams that we enjoy everyday, as well as the diverse spectrum of residents and visitors are the benefactors of our work.

Enjoy our City,

Didn't find what you were looking for?

For Sanitation, click here. For Transportation, click here.
For Stormwater, click here. For Development Services & Permitting, click here.
For Streets, click here. For Riverfront Redevelopment, click here.
For Public Works Administration, click here. For the Water Department, click here.
For Request for Bids & Proposals, click here. For Standard Details & Specifications, click here.
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