Public Works Department

The Public Works Department maintains streets and right-of-ways, parks, and the Town's public facilities.

The Public Works staff is available Monday through Thursday from 6:30 AM - 3:30 PM and is located at 500 Toms Drive.

The phone # is 828-692-7568. Public Works is on call 24 hours a day through the Police Department by calling 828-697-3025.


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 early February (bagged leaves and small yard trimming are picked up year round by calling Town Hall)
  • Removal of dead animals within the street right-of-way