Happening Now Every five years, the Community Development (CD) staff works with community stakeholders and experts in developing two reports for HUD, the Department of Housing & Urban Development. The CD staff is conducting this analysis in partnership with the Land of Sky Regional Council to include the City of Asheville and [...]
City staff looks forward to delivering quality projects to the Asheville community. Over the next few months staff will focus on developing project plans, schedules and communication tools. Project progress will be communicated through different tools and community meetings over the course of the next 7 years including quarterly updates to City Council.
Did you know that DSD offers training opportunities for professional development? Click here to view a calendar of upcoming classes and application deadlines. Class topics include: Mechanical Code Class: $65 Electrical Code Class: $65 Building Code Class: $65 Plumbing Code Class: $65 National Electrical Code (NEC) Class for Contractors: $80 Electrical Journeyman Test: $50 All 2020 classes and tests, except for the [...]
A pay-on-entry fee is charged during special event parking. The fee is $9 for single-day events, or $7 for events that occur over multiple days. Parking Services designates special event parking when a large number of people are expected to exit a parking garage or lot at the same time. Cash, parking voucher (coupon), Visa or [...]
The Mountain Community Capital Fund is a new loan guarantee fund for small business loans to entrepreneurs in Asheville and Buncombe County. It is a collaboration between Carolina Small Business Development Fund, Mountain BizWorks, Self-Help Credit Union, The City of Asheville and Buncombe County. The Mountain Community Capital Fund is sponsored by The City of Asheville, [...]
The City of Asheville works to mitigate the impacts of climate change in City operations and encourages community members to utilize the following resources to help you become more sustainable at home and business. If you are interested in incorporating sustainability practices please consider the following resources below. Reduce Energy Bills The City supports the
Happening Now At their February 11, 2020 meeting, Asheville City Council authorized the City Manager to move forward with a $975,274 construction contract with Carolina Specialties Construction for improvements to Jake Rusher Park. Improvements include new parking, accessible sidewalks, sport courts, a pavilion and restroom building, new landscaping and improved lighting. Construction is planned to begin [...]