Development roundup: Planning and Zoning Commission to discuss new hotel

NEW DEVELOPMENTS: The plans at 22 Carter St. call for a Tempo by Hilton hotel with 115 rooms, 4,337 square feet of restaurant space and 1,910 square feet of retail space. Rendering courtesy of the City of Asheville

City of Asheville

The public will be able to provide input on one plan review and one zoning map amendment at the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, which will be in person at City Hall’s first-floor North Conference Room at 70 Court Plaza. A meeting of the same body to review the agenda, which is open to the public but does not allow public comment, will be at 4:30 p.m. in the fifth-floor Large Conference Room.

The Design Review Committee will meet virtually at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, with an agenda review at 12:15 p.m. the same day. The agenda for that meeting was not available as of press time.


22 Carter St., Asheville

The commission will review a Level II site plan for a six-story, mixed-used building on 0.67 acres. The plans call for a Tempo by Hilton hotel with 115 rooms, 4,337 square feet of restaurant space and 1,910 square feet of retail space. The property owner is Milan CN Holdings LLC. No estimated project cost was listed.

As a Level II project, these site plans will not require City Council approval if approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission. Instead, it will go back to the Technical Review Committee for a final review. Project documents can be found at


511 Brevard Road, Asheville

Bear Creek Holdings LLC is requesting to amend the conditional zoning ordinance for property located 511 Brevard Road to make changes to site plans and project conditions. If approved, the ordinance would be changed to remove language prohibiting a drive-thru facility north of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott.

Residents can submit comments over email and voicemail until 24 hours before the meeting or provide in-person comment during the meeting itself. Instructions on how to attend and comment, as well as the full meeting agenda, are available at

Buncombe County

Two projects requiring special-use permits are on the agenda at the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment meeting at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 8. The in-person meeting will be at the Board of Commissioners Chambers, 200 College St.

Information on how to attend and apply for comment can be found at No email or voicemail comments will be accepted.


Wilderness Ridge SUP (99999 Reeves Code Road, Lower Hominy Township)

Kevin Kerr of Asheville-based Wilderness Ridge LLC is requesting a special-use permit to build a Level 1 Planned Unit Development on 58.66 acres. The development will consist of 74 condominium units across 35 buildings. Each condominium will be about 2,850 square feet and include a two-car garage. The 5.75 acres of wooded common space will be maintained by a homeowners association. The review of this application is continued from the board’s Oct. 11 meeting. Project documents can be found at

Sheehan Townhomes SUP (145 and 183 Sheehan Road, Fletcher)

Warren Sugg of Asheville-based Civil Design Concepts is requesting a special-use permit to build a Level 1 Planned Unit Development on 22.23 acres. The development will consist of 131 residential units across 29 buildings. The project proposes a number of amenities, including a dog park, playground, centralized mail station and pedestrian paths. Project documents can be found at


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About Chase Davis
Chase Davis is an Asheville-based reporter working for Mountain Xpress. He was born and raised in Georgia and holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from LaGrange College. Follow me @ChaseDavis0913

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One thought on “Development roundup: Planning and Zoning Commission to discuss new hotel

  1. KWW

    “OH, THANK GOD, A NEW HOTEL,” said nobody who lives in Asheville full-time, ever.

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