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County Offices Holiday Schedule


Buncombe County administrative offices will be closed Dec. 23-24 and Dec. 27 for the Christmas holiday and Dec. 31 for New Year’s Day.

Buncombe County Public Libraries

All Buncombe County Libraries will be closed Dec. 23-27 and Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. (note: Libraries are closed on Sundays and Mondays). The Digital Library is always open to browse thousands of titles. 

Buncombe County Recreation Services

Lake Julian & Buncombe County Sports Park are closed (Gates Locked, no staff) on Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1. All other parks are open as usual, daylight to dark.

Enjoy the Festival of Lights through Dec. 23.

Buncombe County Landfill & Transfer Station

  • The Buncombe Landfill and Transfer Station will close at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 24

  • Landfill and Transfer Station will be closed Saturday Dec. 25

  • Landfill and Transfer Station will be closed Saturday, Jan. 1

  • See the schedule

Waste Pro

  • Waste Pro waste and recycling collection will operate on a normal Monday-Friday schedule the week of Dec. 20-24

Mountain Mobility

  • Mountain Mobility will be closed Dec. 25

  • Mountain Mobility will only operate ADA Complementary Paratransit services on Jan. 1

Health & Human Services

All BCHHS offices (including the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic) will be closed Dec 23 – Dec 27 and Friday, Dec 31.

Register of Deeds

Register of Deeds Office will be closed Dec. 23, 24, 27, and 31.

Buncombe County Courthouse

Buncombe County courts observe the North Carolina Judicial Branch Holiday schedule and will be closed  Dec. 23, 24, & 27 for the Christmas holiday, and Dec. 31 for New Year’s Day.

Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office

Buncombe County Sheriff's Office front desk will be closed Dec. 23, 24, 27, and 31, all other operations will be on a normal schedule.

Emergency Services

Administrative offices are closed Dec. 23-27, and Dec. 31. EMS and 911 maintain normal operations.

Buncombe County Animal Shelter

The animal shelter will be closed Dec. 23-27 and Dec. 31.