The Ashe County Building Inspections Department and Planning Department can assist prospective employers in building a new facility or adding on to an existing facility. The Building Inspections Department is responsible for ensuring all new constructions comply with the NC State Building Code. The Planning Department reviews all new development for compliance with the County’s Land Use Ordinance which includes Flood Control, Watershed Protection, and Polluting Industries. Please visit the Planning Department’s website for up-to-date and detailed information including the County’s regulations.

Prospective employers/builders are encouraged to contact each department with general questions or make an appointment to set up a consultation about a specific site.

Building and Inspection Department

Planning Department


Mailing Address

150 Government Circle
Suite 2400
Jefferson, NC 28640