Design Review Committee Last updated or reviewed on July 5, 2022 The Design Review Committee was created to perform design review for all major works in the River District Design Review area, the Central Business District, and hotels outside of those areas. City Council appoints all nine (9) members of the Design Review Committee, with three members selected from the Downtown Commission, three members selected from the Asheville Area Riverfront Redevelopment Commission (AARRC), and the remaining three members appointed at-large. A full description of the Committee can be found here. Map of Design Review Areas (note that Local Historic Districts are under the purview of the Historic Resources) Additional information about meeting schedules and dates will be posted as it becomes available. For additional information, please contact Will Palmquist. Design Review Process For all Level I, II and III projects in the Central Business District and the River Design Area, and all hotels, review by the Design Review Committee is mandatory. Please contact Will Palmquist for more information. Checklists Plans Checklist for River Design Review Downtown Design Review Submittal Checklist Downtown Master Plan Downtown Master Plan Appendices Wilma Dykeman Riverway Master Plan Guidelines & Codes Maps Downtown Design Review Guidelines River District Design Review Guidelines Tree & Shrub List for River District Design Guidelines for Hotels outside the Downtown and River Areas Map of parcels in the River Design Review Area Map of Design Review areas and Hotel Overlay Regularly Scheduled Meetings The Design Review Committee holds monthly meetings at 12:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. 2022 Meeting Schedule Upcoming Meetings NOTICE: The next Design Review Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. A pre-meeting will be held at 12:15 p.m. and will be accessible by the same means as the regular meeting. The pre-meeting is open to the public but public comment will not be accepted. The public can access this remote meeting by any of the following means: Watch live through the Engagement Hub at publicinput.com/AVLDRC Watch live on the City’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/CityofAsheville Listen live by calling 855-925-2801, then entering code 9410 Submit a voicemail comment – call 855-925-2801, then enter code 9410 (closes at 5:00 p.m. day before the meeting) Submit a written comment – email AVLDRC@publicinput.com (closes at 5:00 p.m. day before the meeting) Live comments during meeting – call 855-925-2801, then enter code 9410 and press * Note: Voicemail and written comments submitted before 5:00 p.m. the day before the meeting will be provided to committee members prior to the meeting. Only live comments will be heard during the meeting. Agendas and Documents Agenda Documents Action Minutes Video June 16, 2022 Agenda June 16, 2022 Documents June 16, 2022 Action Minutes June 16, 2022 Video May 19, 2022 Agenda May 19, 2022 Documents May 19, 2022 Action Minutes May 19, 2022 Video April 21, 2022 Agenda April 21, 2022 Documents April 21, 2022 Action Minutes April 21, 2022 Video March 17, 2022 Agenda March 17, 2022 Documents March 17, 2022 Action Minutes March 17, 2022 Video February 17, 2022 Agenda February 17, 2022 Documents February 17, 2022 Action Minutes February 17, 2022 Video January 20, 2022 Agenda January 20, 2022 Documents January 20, 2022 Action Minutes January 20, 2022 Video December 16, 2021 Agenda December 16, 2021 Documents December 16, 2021 Action Minutes December 16, 2021 Video November 18, 2021 Agenda November 18, 2021 Documents November 18, 2021 Action Minutes November 18, 2021 Video October 21, 2021 Agenda October 21, 2021 Documents October 21, 2021 Action Minutes October 21, 2021 Video September 16, 2021 Agenda September 16, 2021 Documents September 16, 2021 Action Minutes September 16, 2021 Video August 19, 2021 Agenda August 19, 2021 Documents August 19, 2021 Action Minutes August 19, 2021 Video July 15, 2021 Agenda July 15, 2021 Documents July 15, 2021 Action Minutes July 15, 2021 Video June 17, 2021 Agenda June 17, 2021 Documents June 17, 2021 Minutes June 17, 2021 Video June 3, 2021 Agenda June 3, 2021 Documents June 3, 2021 Minutes June 3, 2021 Video May 20, 2021 Agenda May 20, 2021 Documents May 20, 2021 Minutes May 20, 2021 Video Contact Information For information about the current agenda for the Design Review Committee please contact Will Palmquist at 828-259-5525. For archived minutes and materials for the Design Review Committee please contact Avery Tew at 828-251-4052.