Buncombe County Planning and Development provides direction to citizens of Buncombe County, and to those whose actions may directly impact citizens, in maintaining orderly and responsible growth by developing and enforcing ordinances, policies, and procedures relating to the use of land.
The Department provides direction, administration, and support services in special projects and programs undertaken by Buncombe County.
Buncombe County Planning & Development is no longer able to record the Planning Board or Board of Adjustment meetings. Please refer to the Board of Adjustment or the Planning Board page for current and past meeting information.
Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ)
For information on the transfer of the City of Asheville’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) to Buncombe County please refer to the ETJ page.
Planning Board Meetings are held at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month.
Board of Adjustment meetings are held at noon on the second Wednesday of the month.
Board of Adjustment
Planning Board Meeting
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.