Village of Sugar Mountain

Sugar Mountain, NC is nestled in the middle of the High Country located at the eastern end of Avery County and surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains. Sugar Mountain is filled with flowing and gurgling streams, abundant with native greenery, and gorgeous mountain views. Whether you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle or looking to get away from the hum drum, Sugar Mountain offers a peaceful and serene getaway, blessed with incredible natural beauty as well as offering year round activities, fun enough for the entire family.

Important Dates

08 April 2020
At 9:00 a.m. The TDA will hold its regular meeting
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21 April 2020
Village Council Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m.   Loc
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23 April 2020
Planning Board Regular Meeting 9:15 a.m.
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Council & Committee Meeting Schedules

Village Council - Third Tuesday of each month at 5:00pm.
Board of Adjustments - Fourth Tuesday of each month at 10:00am as needed.
Planning Board - Fourth Thursday of each month at 9:15am.
Tourism Development Authority - Second Wednesday of each month at 9:00am.

Village of Sugar Mountain Statement on COVID-19

The Village of Sugar Mountain continues to be open and operating on a normal schedule.  As always, the health and safety of our residents, employees, and visitors are our top priority.  The Village Hall is closed to the public. We encourage anyone who is sick to stay at home.  If your Village business can be conducted electronically (via phone, email, internet, etc) please consider using these options.  Contact information is listed below for your convenience.

While the Public Works staff will continue curbside residential trash pick-up on Monday's and Thursday's, we would ask at this time to ensure the safety of our employees that residents and visitors dispose of their trash at the Avery County-Sugar Mountain convenience center located next to Village Hall at 251 Dick Trundy Lane.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), and local health officials encourage everyone to follow preventive protocol which can be found at  Residents may also call the NC Division of Public Health Coronavirus Helpline at 1-866-462-3821.  Working together to ensure these practices are implemented and followed will greatly benefit our community.

As a small municipality with limited resources, the Village will rely upon guidance from our County and State officials and encourage residents to do the same.

Village Phone Numbers:

EMERGENCY        911
Village Hall               828-898-9292
Police                          828-898-4349 (Non-emergency)

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

NC Burn Permit

The Village Hall and Public Works Services will not be available for the following Holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Birthday
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day

When any recognized holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday,
the Village Manger will designate which day will be observed as a holiday.



  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Thursday & Friday
  • Christmas-Two (2) workdays