Asheville Regional Office

Address:

2090 U.S. 70 Highway Swannanoa, NC 28778-8211
 
Phone: 828-296-4500
 
Fax: 828-299-7043
 
Contact Asheville Regional Office Staff

Directions to the Asheville Regional Office

From I-40 westbound:
Take exit 59
Turn right onto Patton Cove Road
Turn left (west) onto US 70
Building is about 1.5 miles, on the right (north side of the road)

From I-40 eastbound:
Take exit 55
Turn left onto Porter's Cove Road
Turn right (east) onto US 70
Building is about 2.5 miles, on left (north side of road), just past (and uphill from) ArtSpace Charter School and Davidson Homes with white trim.

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Regional Offices listed by Division

Air Quality

Air Quality

Please contact the Division of Air Quality's Asheville Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
  • Open Burning
  • Odor or dust 
  • Vehicle Emissions
 
Regional Supervisor:  Brendan Davey 
(828) 296-4500
 
Education/Outreach:  Keith Bamberger
(828) 296-4500
 
Western NC Local Program (Buncombe County) Director:  Ashley Featherstone
(828) 250-6778
Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources

Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources

Please contact the Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resource's Asheville Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
  • Land and geologic resources
  • Mining
  • Dams 
  • Sediment and Erosion Control
  • Stormwater Management
 
Engineering Supervisor II:  Stanley Aiken
(828) 296-4610
Waste Management

Waste Management

Please contact the Division of Waste Management's Asheville Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:

  • Solid waste
  • Landfills
  • Land-clearing debris
  • Underground storage tank(s) installation and operation
  • Leaking underground storage tanks
  • Cleanup of underground storage tank(s) releases
  • Non-underground storage tank(s) petroleum releases
 
Solid Waste Section Field Operations Branch
Western District Supervisor:  Deborah Aja
(828) 296-4702
 
Underground Storage Tanks Section Correction Action Branch
Regional Supervisor:  Caroline LaFond
(828) 296-4500, Ext. 4644
    Water Resources

    Water Resources

    Please contact the Division of Water Resource's Asheville Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
    • Public water system compliance and assistance
    • Wastewater compliance inspections and technical assistance
      • NPDES, Nondischarge, Animal Feeding Operations, Collection Systems, Residuals
    • Complaint response and emergency response related to impacts to surface waters
    • Monitor & collect surface water samples (ambient monitoring)
    • Buffer, stream and wetland activities including 401 certifications
    • Issuance of Fast Track Sewer Extension permits, non-residential well construction permits and pump-and-haul permits
     
    Public Water Supply Section
    Regional Supervisor:  Kimberly Barnett, P.E.
    (828) 296-4500, Ext. 4583
     
    Water Quality Regional Operations
    Regional Supervisor:  G. Landon Davidson
    (828) 296-4500, Ext. 4680