More apartments could be heading to the East Asheville area as the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment cleared a hurdle for a 232-unit apartment complex during its meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 11.
The Buncombe County Board of Adjustment approved a conditional use permit for a 224-unit apartment complex in Weaverville. Nearby residents voiced a variety of concerns, but the developer has promised to work with residents on those issues.
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.
Despite the snow, Asheville City Council met Jan. 28, wrapping up its business in an extraordinarily short 19-minute session. With a small agenda, Council passed new lighting and zoning records rules.
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 […]
After seven hours of testimony, public comment and deliberation Wednesday night, the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment voted unanimously to deny a conditional-use permit for a concrete plant proposed for north Buncombe County.