The Public Works Department maintains streets and rights-of-way, parks, and the Town's public facilities. The Public Works staff is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM at 500 Toms Drive. Public Works is on call 24 hours a day through the Police Department by calling 828-697-3025.

LP Public Works Building 

The Public Works Department provides the following services

  • Coordinates street and right-of-way maintenance
  • Park maintenance and upkeep
  • Maintains traffic signs and street signs
  • Maintains public buildings and grounds
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Brush collection – as scheduled annually
  • Leaf collection - curbside collection is scheduled from late October to late February (bagged leaves and small yard trimming are picked up year-round by clicking the link and completing the form.)
  • Removal of dead animals within the street right-of-way

Public Works Hours and Contact

Normal Hours:
Monday through Thursday
7:00AM - 3:30 PM

After hours emergencies:
Can be reported by calling the Police at 828-697-3025

Public Works Staff

Brandon Johnson - Public Works Director

Matthew Pearce - Crew Leader

Bryan Hensley - Park Technician

Keith Kilpatrick - Senior Technician

Gideon Poe - Senior Maintenance Technician

Thomas Bingham- General Maintenance 

Daniel Watson - General Maintenance

Jody Justice - Mechanic