Zoning Services


Zoning Enforcement

 

You may use The Asheville App to report or view the status of a variety of issues, including abandoned vehicles, short term vacation rentals, zoning code violations, and more. Please read the Terms of Service before posting to the app.

The Asheville App

 


Zoning Verification Letters

NOTE: Zoning letters are now completed by our Development Services Division. Please see below for instructions on submitting online.

A Zoning Verification Letter may be requested for any property within the City of Asheville by submitting an application online.

 

Zoning Verification Letters include:

 

  • Property Address
  • Parcel Identification Number (PIN)
  • Current Zoning
  • Links to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)
  • MapAsheville (Zoning Map) Link
  • Overlay District
  • Variances
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Zoning Violations

Once payment is received, please allow 7-10 business days for completion of your request. Please note that properties with multiple addresses or multiple property identification numbers (PIN) may require additional research time.

Zoning Verification Letter Application

 


Contact

Zoning Information

828-259-5450

 

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