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Today our Emergency Operations Command Center which includes the leaders of Madison County has issued a Stay at Home Order. This order takes effect today, March 27, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. This step is essential to slow the viral transmission as much as possible to protect the most vulnerable and prevent the Health Care System from being overwhelmed.

DUE TO COVID-19 THE MAIN LOBBY IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. The office remains open and can accept ALL forms of payment.  If you are paying with CHECK leave in drop box located on the side of the building at the bottom of the front steps.  If you are paying with CREDIT CARD call 649-3031.  If you are paying with CASH call 649-3031 for us to accept payment out by the front door.  Cash Paying Customers Please if all possible have exact change to make payment process more convenient. Thank You!

Effective March 24th, 2020 ALL Town recreational areas on the Island and Rollins are CLOSED.

Effective March 17th, 2020-The Town of Marshall has implemented proactive measures as a precaution to limit transmission of the Coronavirus known as COVID-19.  The Town Hall Main Lobby will be closed until further notice.  Town Services such as law enforcement, water/sewer services, and garbage collection will continue uninterrupted.  Administrative services(finance, water billing, tax collections, and zoning) can be accessed by phone.  Payments for water/sewer billing can be made by phone or drop box located on the side of the building at the bottom of front steps.  If you have any questions, please contact Town Hall at (828)649-3031.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this pandemic situation.

Welcome to Marshall
The Town of Marshall is nestled in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina on the banks of the French Broad River and is rich in history, scenery, outdoor activities and mountain culture.

In Historic Downtown Marshall you'll find an historical county courthouse, old-time stores, art galleries, shops with unique home decor and gifts, restaurants cooking with produce from local farms, a Sunday afternoon farmers market on the island, and more. Serving the mountain community, you will find holiday events, county services, and the home offices for the county libraries.

Marshall is also becoming a center for artists. Browse the galleries on the island and downtown, go to classes, exhibits, shows and concerts, often centered on mountain culture.

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Special Event Permits

If you are planning on using a public place (island park, pavilion, pocket park, community buildings, etc.) for the purpose of conducting a special event (birthday party, wedding, festival, concert, parade, bike race, car show, etc.), you must obtain a special permit to do so.

Use of Public Places for a Special Event Permit:

Special Event means any of the following activities conducted on public property:

  1. An event at a town park or facility to which the public is invited or admission is charged
  2. An event at a town park or facility to which a group of persons are invited to gather (birthday party, wedding, class reunion etc.)
  3. An occasion in which a group of person collectively engage in a sport or form of physical exercise which obstructs delays or interferes with the normal flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic and controls, including, but not limited to bicycle and foot races
  4. Any event utilizing amplified sound due to its potential for impact on the surrounding neighbors

The links to the special event permit, guidelines, emergency management plan, reservation calendar and fee schedule are below.