Planning & Economic Development

828-894-2732
828-894-2895
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cathy Ruth  - Cathy Ruth, Planning/Economic Development Director   
Hannah Lynch - Hannah Lynch, Planning Administrator   
Contact us - Chelsea Allen, Community Development Assistant   

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Building Inspections

828-894-3739
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Inspectors in office: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Permits Issued: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

David Gosnell - David Gosnell, Director of Inspections   
  Dan Bolt - Dan Bolt, Code Enforcement Officer   
Patrick Rimer  - Patrick Rimer, Code Enforcement Officer   
Contact us - Brooke Conner, Permits/Scheduling   

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Environmental Health

828-894-3739
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Inspectors in office: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Permits Issued: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stephen Chambers - Stephen Chambers, Inspector, Well & Septic   
Contact us - Geoffrey Hiles, Inspector, Food & Lodging   
Stephanie Horcoff - Stephanie Horcoff, Inspector, Food & Lodging   
Yvette Szuster  - Yvette Szuster, Permits   

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Fire Inspections

828-894-6342
Office Hours: 8:30 am –  5:00 pm

Bobby Arledge - Bobby Arledge, Fire Marshal   

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PO Box 308
Physical Location: 35 Walker Street
Columbus, NC 28722
828-894-2913 - Fax