After the Board of Adjustment unanimously approved a continuation on the variance request, many opponents voiced frustration over having to yet again take time off work to return to the Wednesday, May 11 meeting at 12 p.m.

Buncombe County Board of Adjustment punts variance request to next month, frustratin­g opponents

Development concerns took center stage during the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment meeting on Wednesday, April 13. At issue is a variance request that would allow construction of homes on parcels smaller than the existing R-2 Residential zoning allows for. The land in question is located at 223 Williams Road, in Fletcher, and is approximately 16.52.

Wrong place wrong time

After a seven-hour hearing on May 14, the Board of Adjustment unanimously denied a conditional-use permit for a controversial concrete plant proposed for north Buncombe County. The hearing came after a string of cancellations and reschedulings during the 10 months since Asheville Concrete (now Blue Ridge Concrete) first submitted the application (see “Neighbors Question Cement […]