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1. Is the building code in Black Mountain the same building code as Buncoombe County?
2. How do I determine if a permit is needed?
3. What does the Town do if a builder violates the requirements of their permit?
4. Can I start to move in or store furniture in my house before the certificate of occupancy is issued?
5. When will the power company be notified to turn on my power?
6. Where can I get a copy of my certificate of occupancy?
7. When is a licensed contractor required?
8. What happens if a person fails to obtain proper permits, licenses, and inspections?
9. When does a permit expire?
10. Do I need a permit to replace a deck or add a new deck to my house?
11. I want to cover and enclose my existing deck, do I need a permit?
12. Where do I go to get a permit?
13. When is a building permit required?
14. Where can I obtain a copy of the Building Code?
15. How do I request an inspection?
16. Do I need a permit to finish or remodel my upstairs or basement?
17. Am I required to obtain a permit for a fence?
18. Do I need a permit for a storage shed?
19. Do I need a permit to install a pool? Am I required to put a fence around it?
20. How do I hook up to public water and/or sewer service?
21. How do I get a sign permit?
22. How do I verify that a contractor is licensed in the State of NC?
23. How do I submit a complaint on construction work being performed without a permit?
24. Who do I call about asbestos?

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1. Town of Black Mountain Boards & Commissions Frequently Asked Questions
2. Town of Black Mountain Boards & Commissions Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What does the phrase "code violation" mean?
2. How does the Town process code violation concerns from residents?
3. What are examples of common code violations?

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1. How can I dontate property or include the Town in estate planning?

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1. What is a comprehensive plan?
2. Why is the comprehensive plan important?
3. Does the town have a comprehensive plan?
4. What is a Unified Development Ordinance?

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1. Can the Town choose not to participate in National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) program?
2. When did the Town adopt the post-construction stormwater ordinance?
3. When did the Town get its first NPDES permit?
4. How can I pay my stormwater utility bill?
5. Why do I have to pay the stormwater utility if I live on a NCDOT road?
6. Why do I have to pay the utility fee when I do not have ditches or stormwater drains on my street?
7. Do I have to comply with a post-construction stormwater permit? Can I be grandfathered?
8. Can I dig into a stream bed or stream bank or otherwise alter a stream or creek?

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1. When will the interchange for I-40 and Blue Ridge Road be built?
2. What happens if the Town Council decides not to build the two "replacement" projects known as EB5547A and EB5547B?
3. How do I report a pothole or other maintenance issues?

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1. What zoning district am I in?
2. What uses are allowed in my zoning district?
3. Why are nonconforming businesses and signs allowed to exist?
4. What are the setbacks for my property?
5. What is the height limited if I put an addition on my home or build a new residence?
6. Are there setback requirements for things like decks and porches?
7. Can I add another residence to my property?
8. I want to encroach on a setback - can I apply for a variance?
9. I want to use my property for something not listed on the use table - can I apply for a use variance?
10. What are the Town's fence requirements?
11. Does the Town regulate signs?
12. Can a lot be subdivided?
13. I own adjacent lots. Can I adjust the property line between them?