Buncombe County Building Permits (North Carolina)


Building Departments in Buncombe County, NC create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Buncombe County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Buncombe County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Buncombe County building permit. Buncombe County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Buncombe County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Asheville Building Department Asheville NC 161 South Charlotte Street 28801 828-259-5656

Asheville Permits Asheville NC 161 South Charlotte Street 28801 828-259-5846

Black Mountain Zoning Black Mountain NC 106 Montreat Road 28711 828-669-9784

Buncombe County Permits Asheville NC 30 Valley Street 28801 828-250-5360

Buncombe County Planning Department Asheville NC 46 Valley Street 28801 828-250-4830


Town and City Halls in Buncombe County, NC provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Buncombe County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Buncombe County, North Carolina. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Buncombe County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Asheville City Hall Asheville NC 338 Hilliard Avenue 28801 828-251-4049

Black Mountain City Hall Black Mountain NC 102 Montreat Road 28711 828-669-8732

Black Mountain Town Hall Black Mountain NC 160 Midland Avenue 28711 828-419-9300


Building Inspectors in Buncombe County, NC ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Buncombe County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Buncombe County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Buncombe County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Buncombe County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Buncombe County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Buncombe County Building Inspector Asheville NC 30 Valley Street 28801 828-250-5360