On November 14th, 2017, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pursue the construction of a new three-story courthouse on Morris Road in Brevard, North Carolina. This decision was the end of a process of study and careful consideration that has been a topic of debate in amongst Commissioners for over twelve years. This website will offer updates on the project as it proceeds as well as assemble for public review all previous deliberations of the County Commission regarding the expansion of court facilities in Transylvania County and related documents. In the quick links across the top of this page, you will find a link to the decision matrix, which listed the pros and cons of each possible decision and a compilation of frequently asked questions for your review.
At their June 25th, 2018 regular meeting, the Board of County Commissioners voted to suspend all further work on a courthouse replacement project at Morris Road.
At the December 9th, 2019 regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners, the Board of County Commissioners approved a budget of $28,500 to commission further study from Moseley Architects to compare the costs, phasing and feasibility of four potential courthouse sites.
For a brief history of this decision, please see the following links which outline major decisions undertaken by the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners regarding the Transylvania County Courthouse: