The Traffic Engineering and Stormwater Services Divisions are responsible for administering the Environmental and Engineering Permits of the development process within the city limits. Do you need to apply for a Stormwater permit?
Call the Permits Application Center at 828-259-5846 or
Check the Permits and Applications Home Page.
Now Accepting Applications for Firefighter
Applications close June 8, Academy starts November 2019
Firefighter Trainee Applicant Hiring Schedule
Thank you for your interest in our hiring process for Firefighter Trainee. The Asheville Fire Department’s hiring process is as follows, 2019 dates tentative and subject to change:
AFD Physical Ability Testing held at 20 Canoe [...]
Community Resources Officers (CROs) work closely with residents to fight crime and improve the quality of life in the community. These officers work to bridge the gap between law enforcement officers and community residents through problem-solving and crime prevention initiatives. CROs regularly attend neighborhood meetings and help to develop and maintain Neighborhood Watch programs, [...]
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie. Join the rest of the nation in getting to know your neighbors and “give crime and drugs a going away party”! National Night Out is a national event celebrated by communities all of the country.
Stormwater bills are based on the total impervious area on each parcel. They’re delivered either bi-monthly on the water bill, annually or semi-annually. Have a question about your Stormwater bill? Would you like to pay your Stormwater Utility bill?
Check here for Stormwater bill FAQs or
Pay your utility bill here
Our goal is to keep city streets free of excess debris and to prevent property damage resulting from rainwater runoff from the streets. We count on you to let us know when there is flooding, clogged or broken storm drains, or when you’re street needs to be swept . To report a broken or clogged [...]
Storm drains are meant to carry rain water and nothing else. Instances of sediment and soil erosion or dumping materials into a storm drain are violations of the Unified Development Ordinance, Section 12-7-2(h) and section 12-7-2(k)1. To learn more about, or to report illicit discharge, click here.
AVL Alert is an emergency and non-emergency notification system. This system enables the City of Asheville to provide you with the information that you want to receive via the communication methods that you choose. By enrolling in the system you are automatically subscribed to emergency alerts. During the registration process you will have the opportunity to [...]
Community Connect is a free, secure and easy to use platform that allows you to share critical information about your household that will aid first responders and emergency response personnel when responding to your residence.
National Terrorism Advisory System
All Americans share responsibility for the nation’s security, and should always be aware of the heightened risk of a terrorist attack in the United States and what they should do.
The US Department of Homeland Security regularly releases Alerts through the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS). In 2011, the color-coded alerts were replaced [...]
Watch a livestream of the Asheville City Channel.
Asheville City Council meetings are televised live on the Asheville City Channel, typically at 5 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.
The Asheville City Channel is on Charter Cable channel 193 and on AT&T U-Verse channel 99.
Archived videos of past City Council meetings can be [...]