Asheville North Carolina newcomers guide with information to get you set up and started in the AVL area.
Welcome to Asheville North Carolina! Here are some of the key things you will need to know if you are moving to Asheville North Carolina, Buncombe County.
North Carolina automobile license plates / tags must be purchased within thirty (30) days of moving to the state of NC. You will need your car title, insurance documentation, and mileage.
Here are the 2 automobile license tag agencies in Asheville North Carolina:
After moving to NC, you must apply for a North Carolina driver's license within thirty (30) days of moving to the state. You can also register to vote at the DMV office. Eye and written tests via computer are required.
You can Visit the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles in Asheville North Carolina at either of these 2 locations:
*Digging or Construction? Call 811. North Carolina One Call is available free of charge to come and locate any and all legitimate utility lines on your property. There's no charge for the service, and the call is toll-free. Calling before you dig can not only save you money from a damage claim, but it can also save your life. 811 is the new FCC-designated number to call before any digging project. 811 will connect callers to their local One Call Center, which will notify area utilities to mark the approximate location of underground lines. http://www.call811.com/
To vote in Asheville City, Buncombe County, North Carolina State and US Federal Elections, you will need to be a U.S. citizen, 18 years or older, be mentally sound, and not have any felony convictions. Register needs to be completed 30 days prior to the election for your vote to be counted. You are free to register to vote in the City of Asheville and Buncombe County North Carolina as soon as your residency is established.
You may register to vote by mail or in person at the Buncombe County Board of Elections office located in the Courthouse Annex at 189 College Street. Phone 828-255-5123 http://www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/election/
*Note: You can also register to vote at the Division of Motor Vehicles office.
For you to register your children in the local Asheville/Buncombe public school system you will need their birth certificate, immunization records, medical forms from your physician or from the Health Department, and also school records or report cards from the previous school they attended.
Asheville Transit Authority provides public bus service throughout the City of Asheville and also many other local areas with twenty four (24) bus lines running from 6 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Click Here to view Transit Maps & Schedules.