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Latest News

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Asheville City Council to hold a work session on hotel moratorium

    In September, Asheville City Council approved a temporary moratorium on the approval of new hotels, which means that no hotel development applications will be approved for a year. The purpose of the moratorium is to allow the City time to further study the issues surrounding tourism and assess the impacts of hotel development, both real [...]

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Charlotte Street Road Diet construction beginning soon

  Initial phase will be sidewalk work   The construction phase of the Charlotte Street road diet is scheduled to begin in February and continue through May.   The first phase of construction will entail a lane closure as contractors reconstruct portions of the sidewalk on the north end of Charlotte street near Edwin Place. Once complete, repaving of the [...]

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City of Asheville launches AVL Collects to promote better recycling rate, help residents keep up with collection dates

    You’ve got a lot to remember between family stuff, work stuff, school stuff and all the other STUFF that crops up in life. How about something that makes your trash and recycling collection easier?   The City of Asheville’s Sanitation Division is pleased to launch the AVL Collects webpage and smart device app, available for Apple [...]

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Upcoming Events

Human Relations Commission
February 20 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Asheville Mardi Gras Parade
February 23 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Board of Adjustment
February 24 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Neighborhood Advisory Committee
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Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC)
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