Blog :: 09-2014

Asheville Council considers new West Asheville zoning plan

West-Asheville-zoning This artist rendering from the new Haywood Road zoning plan highlights the kind of pedestrian friendly dense growth it's supposed to encourage.

If all goes according to plan, a zoning change being considered by Asheville City Council Sept. 9 could eventually help lead to a more walkable and densely developed West Asheville -- all while maintaining its historical feel.

At least that's the goal of new rules called "form-based zoning" that have been in the works for more than a year. The plan regulates based on size, scale and design instead of use, making it more friendly to mixed-use development and, its advocates contend, a more adaptable way of setting predictable rules for an area. It's a very different approach from the city's previous development rules and, if city officials think it's a success, could provide a model for overhauling other neighborhoods as well... more

Read the entire article here

http://mountainx.com/news/asheville-council-to-consider-new-west-asheville-zoning-plan/ Author:Jake Frankel

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