Planning & Zoning Commission

The Planning and Zoning Commission is an advisory board to City Council that

  1. reviews text for proposed amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance;
  2. hears proposals to zone or change the zoning of property regulated under the UDO and then makes recommendations to City Council for final action;
  3. performs studies and surveys of the present conditions and probable future development of the City and its environs;
  4. formulates and recommends to the City Council the adoption or amendment of a comprehensive plan and other plans;
  5. reviews the terms of the UDO from time to time, as it deems appropriate,
  6. review applicants of planned unit development designation and preliminary plans;
  7. review and decide on approval of all proposed preliminary plats for major subdivision;
  8. and performs such additional powers and duties as may be set forth elsewhere in the UDO and in other laws and regulations.

The Commission consists of 7 members, 5 City residents appointed by City Council and 2 residents of the extra-territorial area of the City and appointed by Buncombe County Commissioners. The length of term of office is three years.

Regular Meeting Schedule 

1st Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the 1st floor conference room of City Hall. 

Meeting Schedule - 2018

Notice: The next meeting will be October 3, 2018

Contact Information: 

Chair Laura Hudson, laura.bernhud@gmail.com

Meeting Documents:

Upcoming Agenda(s) and Documents for the October 3, 2018 meeting


Meeting Minutes & Audio Files

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MEETING DATE MEETING MINUTES AUDIO RECORDING
 August 1, 2018 Minutes Audio Recording
 July 19, 2018 Minutes No Recording Available
 June 6, 2018 Minutes No Recording Available
 May 2, 2018 Minutes Audio Recording
 March 7, 2018 Minutes Audio Recording
 April 11, 2018 Minutes No Recording Available 
 February 7, 2018 Minutes Audio Recording
 January 3, 2018 Minutes Audio Recording 
 December 6, 2017 Minutes Audio Recording
 November 1, 2017 Minutes No Recording Available
 October 4, 2017 Minutes Audio Recording
 September 6, 2017 Minutes Audio Recording
July 20, 2017 Minutes Audio Recording
June 22, 2017 Minutes Audio Recording
 June 7, 2017 Minutes  ----------
May 3, 2017  ---------- Audio Recording
 March 1, 2017 Minutes Audio Recording
 February 1, 2017 Minutes Audio Recording
 January 4, 2017 Minutes Audio Recording
 December 7, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording
 November 2, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording
 October 5, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording
 September 7, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording
 August 3, 2016 Minutes  ----------
July 21, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording
July 6, 2015 Meeting canceled. ----------
June 1, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording
May 4, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording Part 1
Audio Recording Part 2
April 21, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording
April 6, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording
March 2, 2016 Minutes Audio Recording

If you have need of archived documents for the Planning & Zoning Commission, please contact Patti McFarland at 828-259-5627 or email

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