The Town of Black Mountain Mission Statement says:

The Municipal Government of Black Mountain strives to:

  • Provide quality services to protect the health, safety and welfare of its citizens
  • Exercise stewardship over its resources
  • Promote a high quality of life, support economic prosperity, cultivate community, and honor its heritage and culture

The Town of Black Mountain provides a full array of municipal services. As stated above, one of our goals is to provide quality services that protect the health, safety, and welfare of our citizens while preserving a high quality of life. In an effort to achieve these goals, we provide the following municipal services.

In addition to the Services listed above, the Town of Black Mountain also provides the following services:

  • Police Protection is provided by the Black Mountain Police Department. Contact the Police for regular business (non-emergency) at (828) 419-9350. For an emergency, call 911.
  • Fire Protection is provided by the Black Mountain Fire Department. For an emergency call 911 or (828) 419-9320.
  • Building Inspections are provided through the Planning & Zoning Department (828) 419-9300 ext. 604.
  • Garbage Collection (including recycling) is provided for residential customers through a contract with a private sector waste collection company. This service is administered through the Public Services Department (828) 419-9300 x 602. 
  • Water Services are provided by the Public Services Department, Water Administration. Contact them at (828) 419-9300 ext. 603.
  • Street Maintenance/Construction is provided by our Public Services Department. Any issues associated with the provision of this services are processed through the Water Administration Dept. (828) 419-9300 ext. 603. To report a pothole or other problem, click here.
  • Planning and Zoning is provided via the Planning and Zoning Department (828) 419-9300 ext. 604.