Technical Review Committee

The Technical Review Committee (TRC) is an eight-member body consisting of six staff, a representative of the Tree Commission, and a member representing the Buncombe County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD). It was established in 1997 for consideration of site plans, subdivision plats, master plans for Planned Unit Development, plans for conditional use permit or other land development matters consistent with the provisions of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The members shall ensure that the proposed project complies with the development requirements and applicable City standards.


Regular Scheduled Meetings


Meeting Schedule




Conceptual Application Form (pdf) for Conditional Zoning and Conditional Use Permit projects

Development Application Form (pdf) for Level II, Major Subdivision, or Final Reviews


Development Portal to Submit an Application


Meetings Agendas and Documents

11/18/2019 11/18/2019 Agenda
11/04/2019 11/04/2019 Agenda
10/07/2019 10/07/2019 Agenda
09/16/2019 09/16/2019 Agenda
09/04/2019 09/04/2019 Agenda
08/19/2019 08/19/2019 Agenda
08/05/2019 08/05/2019 Agenda
07/01/2019 07/01/2019 Agenda
06/17/2019 06/17/2019 Agenda
06/03/2019 06/03/2019 Agenda
05/20/2019 05/20/2019 Agenda
05/06/2019 05/06/2019 Agenda
04/15/2019 04/15/2019 Agenda
04/01/2019 04/01/2019 Agenda
03/18/2019 03/18/2019 Agenda
03/04/2019 03/04/2019 Agenda
02/18/2019 02/18/2019 Agenda
02/04/2019 02/04/2019 Agenda
01/16/2019 01/16/2019 Agenda
01/07/2019 01/07/2019 Agenda


Review and Resource Documents


About the large-scale development process

TRC Project Map

Schedule a TRC Pre-Application Meeting


Updated 10/22/2019




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