City of Asheville Launches Curbside Pick-up Program and Expands Flexibility for Business Use of Private Lots

With public health considerations guiding our work, the City is advancing ways to use shared public and private spaces differently to support economic recovery and other community needs. Curbside Pick-up Zones  The City of Asheville is launching shared Curbside Pick-up Zones to support local restaurants and retailers in more than 20 locations around the city. … Read more

Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Fund Established

Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Act was signed into law on May 4, providing a grant program to help tourism-related small businesses reopen.

Mountain BizWorks will administer the $5 million emergency grant fund. The application period opens May 15, with awards announced in mid-June. Sign up on the Mountain BizWorks site to be notified as program guidelines are available, when the grant application window opens, and other important fund announcements.

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City of Asheville Parks Close as Part of Stay Home, Stay Safe Declaration

In compliance with the Stay Home, Stay Safe declaration issued by Buncombe County on March 25, effective immediately all City of Asheville parks, including dog parks, playgrounds, and outdoor courts, are closed until further notice. Greenways and walking trails remain open. If using trails, please practice social distancing.

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