Living Asheville: A Comprehensive Plan for our Future

In June 2018, the Asheville City Council adopted a new comprehensive plan. The new plan called Living Asheville: A Comprehensive Plan for Our Future  includes goals and strategies to help the city achieve its long term aspirations and will be used to guide the city’s long-term development.  


Click here to view the web-based version of Living Asheville: A Comprehensive Plan for our Future. See links below to individual sections and appendices of the plan in .pdf format. 


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PDF Documents

Complete Draft

Book 1: Introduction

Book 2: Themes

Book 3: Physical Strategies

Book 4: Implementation


Appendix A: Assessment Report

Appendix B: Market Housing and Economic Strategies Report

Appendix C: Neighborhood Plans on a Page 

Appendix D: Planning for Climate Resilience 

Appendix E: Priority Strategies

Appendix F: Bibliography


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Stacy Merten, Project Manager