Board of Adjustment

The City of Asheville’s Board of Adjustment has jurisdiction to hear cases regarding variance requests from the provisions of the Unified Development Ordinance. Additionally, the Board of Adjustment has jurisdiction to hear appeals regarding interpretations of the Unified Development Ordinance, Floodplain Ordinance, Housing Code Ordinance and Historic District Guidelines. 

Regular Meeting Schedule 

***The January 28, 2019 meeting has been cancelled***

2019 Meeting Schedule 

The Board of Adjustment meets once a month on the 4th Monday of the month. In order to secure a place on the Board of Adjustment’s agenda you must submit an application in accordance with the Meeting Schedule linked above.  
 To learn more regarding this process or for additional information please contact our office at (828) 259-5830.


Contact Information 

Chairman:  Phillip Hardin -, 828-259-5830


Board of Adjustment Applications

Board of Adjustment Documents 

Adopted Rules of Procedure for the Board of Adjustment

Individuals are encouraged to contact the secretary to the Board to verify the most current version of Rules of Procedure.

Pursuant to NCGS 160A-388, City Code Sec. 7-6-2, and the Rules of Procedure for the Board of Adjustment, appeals from decisions of the City's administrative staff must be filed within 30 days of the contested action.

Meeting Documents

Agenda Minutes
January 28, 2018  Meeting Canceled
December 17, 2018   
November 26, 2018 Meeting Canceled
October 22, 2018  Minutes
September 24, 2018  Minutes
August 27, 2018  Minutes 
July 23, 2018  Minutes 
June 25, 2018  Minutes
May 21, 2018  Minutes
April 23, 2018 Minutes 
March 26, 2018  Minutes
March 7, 2018 - Retreat  Minutes 

February 26, 2018 


January 22, 2018

December 18, 2017 Meeting Canceled
November 27, 2017 Minutes
October 23, 2017 Minutes
September 25, 2017 Minutes
August 28, 2017 Minutes
July 24, 2017 Minutes
June 26, 2017 Meeting Canceled.
May 22, 2017 Minutes
April 24, 2017 Minutes
March 27, 2017 Minutes
February 27, 2017 Minutes
January 23, 2017 Minutes


Archived Meeting Materials and Minutes

Please contact Marie Biddix at for archived minutes and materials of the Board of Adjustment.