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This handout is a brief synopsis of the general requirements so a person with a disability may enter, exit, and utilize a building.
View the Affidavit Of Workers’ Compensation Coverage as per NCGS § 87-14.
OSHA, the EPA, and the WNCRAQA have developed rules and regulations for the removal of asbestos-containing materials from buildings.
Download the Buncombe County Application for Trade Permit.
Download the Buncombe County Building Permit Application.
Download the checklist for development in Buncombe County.
Download the commercial checklist.
A list of contacts for development in Buncombe County including the Permits & Inspections, Planning, and Environmental Health Departments.
A form authorizing Buncombe County to charge the Permits & Inspections Department feeds to a credit card.
View the current permit fee schedule.
A list of egress requirements for decks & ramps as per the State of North Carolina Regulations for Manufactured Homes 2004 Edition.
Demolition permit application.
Download the Energy Efficiency Certificate.
Download the inspection procedures for residential and commercial work.
Download the form for issuing permits to modular building owners.
The 2012 Code Log Home Spec Sheet form must be completed and attached to your plans.
A list of procedures for manufactured home inspections.
Download the Manufactured Home Soil Bearing Report Form.
The Modular Spec Sheet form must be completed and attached to your plans.
Visit the MSD Public Access Permitting Site.
Guidelines to inspectors for clarification of code requirements or for consideration when presented with a method or material not prescriptively addressed by building codes.
Download the Owner Exemption Affidavit.
The policy and permit form for temporary utility service.
The 2012 Code Residential Spec Sheet form must be completed and attached to your plans.
View permitting requirements for solar systems.
Download the Special Inspections Acknowledgment Form.
Download the Special Inspection and Testing Agreement.
Download the Subcontractor Name Change Form.
An appendix to the 2009 International Residential Code regarding wood decks.
Permits & Inspections Department
Permits & Inspections
P: (828) 250-5360
Permits & Inspections
30 Valley Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
No permit applications or permit fees can be processed after 4:30 p.m.
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