Planning & Urban Design

The City of Asheville Planning Department is dedicated to providing sound, professional land use guidance as well as the highest level of technical and customer service to achieve safe and healthy residential neighborhoods and sustained economic development. The department promotes the orderly, harmonious use of land and improved quality of life for Asheville's diverse community and future generations.




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Living Asheville Comprehensive Plan
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link to interactive zoning map

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Asheville City Hall

70 Court Plaza

Todd Okolichany, Director



Staff Directory


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