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Buncombe County Memorial Day Schedules

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Buncombe County Government offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Buncombe County honors veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice to support our country and will participate in events taking place this month to offer resources and commemorate veterans’ contributions. Read more about the 2024 Buncombe County Veteran Stand Down and Memorial Day ceremony here.

Buncombe County Government Office Closures:

Buncombe County Animal Shelter

The Buncombe County Animal Shelter will be closed Monday, May 27. Please note the Animal Shelter does not operate the same hours as the Adoption Center. The shelter is closed on Sundays and all recognized Buncombe County holidays. On holidays, the shelter runs an emergency schedule, opening for 15 minutes only at 9 a.m., noon, and 3 p.m. For information about the Adoption Center visit

Buncombe County Board of Elections

Administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 27.

City/County Bureau of Identification

The City/County Bureau of Identification administrative office will be closed Monday, May 27. An appointment is required for all fingerprint services.

Buncombe County Courthouse

Buncombe County courts observe the North Carolina Judicial Branch holiday schedule and will be closed Monday, May 27.

Emergency Services & Public Safety Communications

Administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 27. EMS and 911 maintain normal operations.

Family Justice Center

The Family Justice Center will be closed Monday, May 27. You can find 24-hour hotline information on our website.

Health & Human Services

All BCHHS offices including the Immunization Clinic will be closed Monday, May 27.


All Buncombe County public libraries, per their normal schedule, are closed on Monday, May 27. Access our digital resources at

Mountain Mobility

Mountain Mobility is only operating ADA paratransit service on Monday, May 27. No other trips will be served.

Register of Deeds

The Buncombe County Register of Deeds will be closed Monday, May 27. Online services will remain available. 

Parks & Recreation   

Administrative offices are closed on Monday, May 27. All Buncombe County parks are open regular hours on Monday, May 27. All five Buncombe County outdoor pools are open on Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27. Starting on June 11, the pools will be open seven days a week. 

Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office

Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office front desk will be closed Monday, May 27. All other operations will be on a normal schedule.

Solid Waste

Buncombe County Landfill and Transfer station will be closed Monday, May 27.

Tax Collections/Property Assessment

Administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 27. 

Waste Pro

Waste Pro will be closed Monday, May 27 and will operate on a one-day collection delay for the rest of the week. (Monday collection on Tuesday, etc.)


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Updated May 24, 2024 03:12 PM
Published May 20, 2024 12:00 PM