Asheville Planning and Zoning recommendation on stream buffers

The Asheville Planning and Zoning Commission recently voted to recommend that Asheville City Council approve the state minimum of a 30-foot stream buffer for all developments that disturb more than an acre of land.

Click here to download a PDF of the N.C. Buffer Table. Click here to download a graph showing the relationship between buffer width and its efficiency in removing pollutants from water.

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