Comprehensive Plan

In June 2018, the Asheville City Council adopted a new comprehensive plan. The new plan called Living Asheville: A Comprehensive Plan for Our Future includes goals and strategies to help the city achieve its long term aspirations and will be used to guide the city’s long-term development.

Living Asheville Cover Page








Small Area Plans

To complement the comprehensive plan for the city and to focus on specific areas of need, the Planning and Urban Design Department has prepared a number of small area plans over the past several years.




Historic Preservation Master Plan











Contact Information

Stacy Merten – 828-259-5836


Updated 5/3/2019