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    DOWNTOWN COMMISSION

    The Asheville Downtown Commission was created by City Council "...for the sustainability and continued development of downtown, a vital urban center of western North Carolina's economic, cultural and visitor activity."

    The Commission meets on the second Friday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the First Floor North Conference Room in City Hall, Asheville, N.C. The normal length of the meeting is 1-2 hours.

    In addition to providing City Council with recommendations on all things Downtown, the Downtown Commission carries out Downtown Design Review on major development projects within the Central Business District.

    Chair - Adrian Vassallo - adrian.vassallo@dhgllp.com


    Downtown Design Review Information

    Please call Sasha Vrtunski in the Planning & Urban Design Department at (828) 259-5560 with specific questions (such as deadlines) regarding the Downtown Design Review process.

    The Design Review Committee will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. in City Hall, 5th Floor Conference Room.

    The Downtown Design Review Committee will meet Wednesday, September 28 at 11:30 a.m. in the 5th Floor Large Conference room of City Hall.


    Agendas & Meeting Information

    The Downtown Commission generally meets the second Friday of each month in the First Floor North Conference Room of Asheville City Hall. 

    Next regular meeting date: October 14, 2016

    September 9, 2016
    September 1, 2016 -  Special Meeting re: Downtown Development Review
    August 12, 2016
    July 8, 2016
    June 10, 2016 - Canceled.
    May 13, 2016
    April 8, 2016
    March 11, 2016
    February 12, 2016
    January 8, 2016

    December 11, 2015
    November 13, 2015
    November 4, 2015 - Retreat
    October 9, 2015
    September 11, 2015
    August 14, 2015
    July 10, 2015
    June 12, 2015
    May 8, 2015  
    April 10, 2015  
    March 13, 2015          
    February 13, 2015     
    January 16, 2015


    December 12, 2014    
    November 14, 2014 
    October 10, 2014       
    September 12, 2014   
    August 8, 2014
    July 11, 2014   
    June 13, 2014    
    May 9, 2014        
    April 11, 2014 
    March 14, 2014            
    February 14, 2014        
    January 10, 2014


    General Information


    Contact Sasha Vrtunski via email or call 828-259-5560 for more information about the Commission or if you have need of archived documents.

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