Official City of Asheville news, announcements and information | "City Source" includes official photos at More>

 Asheville City Council agenda for public meeting on June 25, 2019 | A busy meeting includes the much talked about the Flat Iron Building's new redevelopment proposal, reports More>

Newly hired Asheville City police chief Chris Bailey begins July 29, 2019 | "Bailey comes to the City of Asheville from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, where he most recently served as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Investigations Division," reports Asheville city manager Debra Campbell at More>


* City of Asheville's Official Website | Asheville, which is the county seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, provides useful online information about the city government's departments and services via Click Here>

* Asheville City Plans | For a current comprehensive list of the city's current major plans and initiatives, as well a number of full reports in a PDF format to download and print, via Click Here>

* Asheville City Parks and Recreation Department | Information and services via Click Here>

* Asheville City Government | This overview details in a question-answer format details about Asheville's form of government, as well as list of other important aspects valuable to citizens via Click Here>

* Asheville Mayor and City Council Members | Information about the seven current city council members, which includes the mayor, the vice mayor and five council members, via Click Here>

* Asheville City Police | A broad range of topics are included, such as crime mapping, crime prevention, police services, noise ordinance, investigations, permits and employment, via Click Here>

* Buncombe County's Official Website | Buncombe is the located in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Information about services and departments can be found online via Click Here>

* Buncombe County Animal Control | For frequent questions and answers about animal control issues and permits, via Click Here>

* Buncombe County Sheriff's Department | Information concerning jurisdictional information, such as jail inmate resources, detention bureau, gun permits, animal control and community outreach, via Click Here>


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Public invited to May 16 noise nuisance forum | "The City of Asheville invites everyone to attend a Residents Noise Ordinance Forum on May 16, 2019, at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center, 285 Livingston St. There will be two sessions — one at 8:30 a.m. and another at 5:30 p.m." Tell your troubles. Give your opinions. There's a chance that some changes might be made to make Asheville more liveable. "Once all the input is collected and analyzed, a proposed Noise Ordinance will go before City Council for their consideration later this year." Details at More>

Asheville renews agreement with Page Avenue downtown community garden | Elder & Sage Community Gardens announced its renewal of edible garden use agreement effective June 1, 2018, with City of Asheville via More>

Search for new city manager | After the Wanda Greene debacle, the City of Asheville is asking for citizens' help through May 30, 2018, to find a good replacement, reports on May 5, 2018: More>

U.S. Census mailings begin March 1, 2010;
Beware of scams

You will receive a U.S. Census form in the mail beginning March 1, 2010. You must answer the questions and return it by March 31st. If you do not, you can expect a U.S. Census representative to telephone you or knock on your door sometime in April to ask you the same questions that you could have responded to by mail. Whether you respond by mail or speak to a Census rep in person, there will only be 10 questions on the 2010 Census. This is one of the shortest list of questions in the history of the census. To review the 10 questions, Click Here>Important Note: NONE of the 2010 Census questions ask for your Social Security number, your bank accounts or any specific financial information. If someone does, know that it is a scam. For more tips to avoid I.D. theft or being scammed by someone posing as a Census worker, visit or Click Here> 

MANY VOICES in support of Alternative 4B | What people think about the I-26 Connector proposal that improves quality of life by connecting Downtown Asheville with West Asheville for pedestrians and bicyclists. Click Here> | For Asheville Design Center, which proves 4B is better as a community builder, Click Here> | For MTX update about 4B alternative as part of a newly revised N.C. DOT plan, Click Here>

UPDATE: This major highway project has been put on hold. | More>

Controversial 51 Biltmore Ave. parking garage approved | More>

View from proposed
Baucatcher Overlook Park

Asheville's only proposed mountain park | Information via The Trust for Public Land, via More>


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