Planning Board short-term rental text amendments work session scheduled for April 1

News release from Buncombe County:

As part of the text amendment process, the Buncombe County Planning Board has added work sessions and additional listening sessions around proposed text amendments to Buncombe County’s development ordinance related to short-term rentals. Find the draft language and frequently asked questions here. If you would like to make public comment but cannot attend sessions, please email your comments to

You can learn more about the text amendment process here.

Upcoming Events

Planning Board Work Session: April 1, 2024

Monday, April 1 at 9:30 a.m.

200 College St., 3rd Floor Chambers, Asheville, NC 28801

Watch live and find associated documents.

Planning Board Public Hearing: April 22, 2024

Monday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m.

A-B Tech’s Ferguson Auditorium

Previous Events

Planning Board Listening Session: March 18, 2024

Watch live and find associated documents. 

Planning Board Work Session: March 4, 2024
Watch live and find associated documents.

Planning Board Work Session: Feb.19, 2024
Watch the video and find associated documents.

Planning Board Work Session: Feb. 5, 2024
Watch the video and find associated documents.

In January, the Planning Board held a special listening session to hear three hours of public comment related to the proposed text amendment changes. Watch the video.

Purpose of Planning Board
The Planning Board is a legislative board tasked with making recommendations to the Board of Commissioners. The Planning Board has no authority to enact ordinances but does forward recommendations on ordinance language to the Board of Commissioners. Only the Board of Commissioners can approve ordinances that create or change law.

Purpose of work sessions
The primary purpose of the work sessions will be data and text amendment language evaluation and review. No decisions or recommendations will be made at the work sessions.

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