The Business Inclusion Office for the City of Asheville actively seeks to identify minority and women-owned businesses for an opportunity to participate as providers of goods and services to the city.
Business and self-employment
Business Inclusion (ABI)
Do business with the city
Learn what is required to do business with the City, for projects large and small.
Find financial support for your Asheville business
Learn about financial support that may be available for your business.
Find location and zoning information
Find the zoning information for your project.
Find or register a minority, women or disabled-owned business
Resources for finding or registering a minority, women or disabled-owned business.
Get or renew a precious metal permit
Any person engaging in the business of purchasing precious metals must obtain a precious metal permit. Understand the law and how to obtain or renew your permit.
Minority / Woman Business Enterprise (MWBE) Certification
Find information to register for certification as a Minority, Woman, and/or Small Business Enterprise (MWSBE) with the City of Asheville.