Schedule an optional early assistance meeting


The Early Assistance program provides a non-mandatory flexible review session for prospective business owners, developers, and designers to receive expert technical advice from staff during the preliminary phase of a project.  Go to develop.early-assistance.ashevillenc.gov to schedule your Early Assistance Meeting.

 

The cost of this service is $120.00 plus a 4% technology fee. You will receive an invoice by email after submitting this request.

 

Disciplines available upon request include:

  • Building Safety
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Grading, Stormwater and Flood
  • Fire Safety
  • Addressing or Street Names
  • Driveway, Sidewalks and Parking
  • Water Availability

 

To submit for this meeting, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Project Address and Parcel Number (PIN)
  • Project Description
  • Brief description of key questions/issues for each requested discipline

 

A preliminary site plan is not required but is highly encouraged.