The keeping of any animal in such manner or in such numbers as to constitute a public nuisance is prohibited. View Asheville’s ordinance for a full description of what is deemed public nuisance in Asheville.


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If you wish to borrow a trap to help catch a domestic nuisance animal contact the City of Asheville’s Animal Services Division at 828-252-1110. Staff will discuss the resident’s needs and bring the trap to them. A Driver’s License or State ID and signature on a waiver form is required.


Contact Information

City of Asheville’s Animal Services Division
On-call for emergencies 24/7

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.