Build a new house, duplex, townhome or modular home

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Residential permit applications can be submitted online through the Development Portal or in-person at Development Service Departments Permit Application Center (PAC) located at 161 South Charlotte Street and open to the public on Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (closed on public holidays).

Visit Development Services Application page for additional information and resources or email PAC or 828-259-5846 with questions about residential permits.


Required Forms



Supplemental Forms


Permit Amendment/Project Close-Out Forms






Contact Information


Development Services



Updated 02/05/2020