City offices to close Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. This article contains information about holiday service schdeules.
The City of Asheville recently announced updates to its Outdoor Dining Program as applied to public space, and the application process is now open on the City’s Development Portal for 2024 permitting. Updates include the ability for businesses to apply for annual permits to utilize public on-street parking spaces as [...]
Due to reports of scheduled protests downtown, some City of Asheville facilities will close today, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. All facilities will re-open after the Veterans Day Holiday on Monday, Nov. 13. These closures include: City Hall at 70 Court Plaza City Municipal Building at 100 Court Plaza Public Works at 161 S. Charlotte Street Parking Services Building [...]
The next meeting of the Asheville City Council will be held 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2023. The meeting will be held in the Council Chamber on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 70 Court Plaza. Please join us in person or virtually. Click on the agenda link to find out what's up for consideration and discussion.
The 2023 Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, returns to downtown on Saturday, November 18, beginning at 11 a.m. Like any celebration, there will be impacts to traffic and parking. Get to know the parade route, and access streets to City owned parking garages so you can make the most of the day. But most importantly, come enjoy the day with your Asheville community and friends!
In observance of Veterans Day, the City of Asheville offices will be closed Friday, November 10, 2023. Here is a look at how the City will be observing the day, and any impact to services. Veterans Day Ceremony This year’s Veteran’s Day ceremony, featuring keynote speaker Warren Dupree, a veteran serving in 2 wars, will take place [...]
Our thriving community is built upon the collective efforts of residents, business owners, and visitors. We invite you to be an active participant in this partnership by discovering how you can contribute to the safety and cleanliness of our downtown. Together, we can make a difference and ensure that our community's values and vision are reflected in the heart of our city.
Asheville Fire Department (AFD) assigned firefighters today began a transition to the new Broadway Public Safety Station (BPSS) located at 316 Broadway St. Permission to occupy the new facility was granted on November 1, 2023. BPSS is a state-of-the-art facility designed to bring together the collective expertise of both the AFD and the Asheville Police Department [...]
The City launched a new roadside litter collection service on March 27, 2023. The roadside litter collection program addresses litter in the Right of Way and ‘hotspots’ – meaning, areas where a larger pile of litter or illegal dumping has been left. This program was established due to the need in our community to [...]
What’s Up AVL! The City of Asheville’s bi-monthly radio show allows the community to take a deep dive with the City of Asheville staff and departments. You can learn about different departments and what projects are taking place in your community. This Week’s Guest: Communications Specialist Kim Miller (click link for YouTube replay of show) Host [...]
The next meeting of the Asheville City Council will be held 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2023. The meeting will be held in the Council Chamber on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 70 Court Plaza. Please join us in person or virtually. Click on the agenda link to find out what's up for consideration and discussion
After a 60-day safety and cleanliness initiative in the spring of 2023, City departments continued focused efforts to support a safe and welcoming downtown and are collaborating on new ways to deliver and track services with maximum impact. Are you interested in following our progress? Sign up for monthly updates here.
The Homelessness Division of the City of Asheville Community and Economic Development Department invites members of the public to join them for an informative learning series focused on homelessness in our community. Individual sessions can be attended in either November and/or December. The series offers community members the opportunity to learn more about the causes, responses, and actions that surround the homelessness issue in Asheville and the region.
The Code Purple program kicks off this year on October 15, 2023 and runs through April 30, 2024.
Director of Parks and Recreation D. Tyrell McGirt talks about the city’s comprehensive plan for public leisure spaces and recreation programs. He and Sam discuss how the plan will help guide the department’s decisions for the next 10-15 years to connect, fix, build, and preserve recreation programs and parkland. You can get involved as the department has invited community members to share innovative ideas at Recreate Asheville workshops and online at RecreateAsheville.com now through November 20, 2023.
The next meeting of the Asheville City Council will be held 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2023. The meeting will be held in the Council Chamber on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 70 Court Plaza. Please join us in person or virtually. Click on the agenda link to find out what's up for consideration and discussion.
The City of Asheville hosts The Homelessness Learning Series for the Asheville community in October and November
Join the City of Asheville Communiy and Economic development Department / Homelessness Division as they host an informational learning series focused on homelessness in our community.