Board of Adjustment


The City of Asheville’s Board of Adjustment has jurisdiction to hear cases regarding variance requests from the provisions of the Unified Development Ordinance. Additionally, the Board of Adjustment has jurisdiction to hear appeals regarding interpretations of the Unified Development Ordinance, Floodplain Ordinance, Housing Code Ordinance and Historic District Guidelines.

 


Regularly Scheduled Meetings

The Board of Adjustment meets once a month on the fourth Monday of the month. In order to secure a place on the Board of Adjustment’s agenda you must submit an application in accordance with the meeting schedule linked above.

2020 Meeting Schedule

Notice: The next virtual Board of Adjustment meeting is scheduled for September 28, 2020 at 2 p.m.

HOW TO FOLLOW THE LIVE MEETING

Call toll-free to listen to the meeting on your phone: Call 855-925-2801 Meeting Code: 9255. Your phone will be muted but you will be able to hear what is happening in the meeting.

Watch the stream on the Engagement Page or the City’s YouTube Channel

Live Call-In Only

Public comment will only be taken from a live speaker queue. For this option, community members should listen to the meeting by phone and follow the prompts to join the speaker queue during the agenda item they would like to comment on. If watching on the live stream, please turn the sound on your computer or other devices all the way down.

Calls will be played during the board meeting in the order received. Additionally, all comments must conform to City boards & commission’s rules of decorum.  Those comments that do not may be muted.

Call toll-free to listen to the meeting on your phone: Call 855-925-2801 Meeting Code: 9255 and follow the prompts to join the live speaker cue (which is Option 3).

To learn more regarding this process or for additional information please contact our office at 828-259-5674.

 


Members

Chairman:   Phillip Hardin

Individuals are encouraged to contact the secretary to the Board to verify the most current version of the Rules of Procedure.

Pursuant to NCGS 160A-388, City Code Sec. 7-6-2, and the Rules of Procedure for the Board of Adjustment, appeals from decisions of the City’s administrative staff must be filed within 30 days of the contested action.

 


 

Agendas and Documents

Agenda

Documents

September 28, 2020 Agenda  
August 24, 2020 Agenda August 24, 2020 Documents
July 27, 2020 Agenda July 27, 2020 Documents
June 22, 2020 Agenda June 22, 2020 Documents
March, April, May 2020 Meetings Cancelled
February 24, 2020 Agenda February 24, 2020 Documents
January 27, 2020 Agenda January 27, 2020 Documents

 


Resource Documents

Board of Adjustment applications and supporting documents may be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office online through the City’s Development Portal at www.develop.ashevillenc.gov. You will receive an email invoice and instructions for paying fees online once you have submitted your application.

2019 Annual Report

Interpretation/Appeal Application

Reasonable Accommodation

Sign Variance Application

Zoning Variance Application

 


Contact Information

Please contact Ricky Hurley at 828-259-5674 for archived minutes and materials of the Board of Adjustment.

 

Updated 9/17/2020