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Hours & Staff >
Our office hours are:
Monday through Friday:
7 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Inspectors are available from
7 - 9 a.m.

Contact Number >
(828) 649-3766

Office Location >
Our office is located at 5707 US 25/70 across from Madison High School in Marshall, North Carolina.

Sylvia Shelton, Admin. Assistant
Tony Williams, Zoning Administrator
Danny Allen, Code Enforcement Officer
Sara Nichols, County Planner 828-649-1377

When calling about an Inspection please have your permit number and owner's name readily available.

Permits, Inspections, & Zoning Forms

Building Permit Applications

Residential Permit

Commercial Permit

Mobile Home Permit

Stand Alone Applications

Miscellaneous Building Permit

Electrical Permit

Mechanical Permit

Plumbing Permit

Other Forms

Appendix B, Building Code Summary

Affidavit of Workers Compensation Coverage

Lien Agent Information

Owner Contractor Licensing Exemption

Subcontractor Form

Energy Efficiency Certificate

Madison County Property Improvement Checklist


Flood Damage Prevention

Land Use

Mountain Ridge Protection


Watershed Protection

Zoning Applications

Communication Tower Application

Planning Board / BoA Application

Subdivision Application

Watershed SIA Application

Watershed SIA Checklist

Zoning Permit

Floodplain Development Permit

Application for Vacation Rental Certificate

Vacation Rental Inspection Checklist

Comprehensive Plan

Adopted Version (May 10, 2010)


1 - Western North Caolina

2 - Madison County Townships

3 - Current Zoning & Land Use

4 - Parcel Ownership

5A - Recreation & Motorcycle Routes

5B - Hiking & Biking

6 - Water Resources

7 - Land Cover

8 - Topography

9 - Educational Institutions

10 - Agricultural Soils

11 - Present Use Value Parcels

12 - Transportation

13 - Building Permits

14 - Fire Districts & Stations

15 - Communications Infrastructure



You will need a property improvement checklist filled out and signed. Permit forms filled out completely along with plans of the structure to be built.

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