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Public Space Usage During COVID-19
Thank you for visiting the engagement hub for the City of Asheville. Please provide your feedback on initiatives related to the use of public spaces during COVID-19. BACKGROUNDThe City has formed...
Curbside Pick-Up Zones
Parking spaces designated as 10 minute curbside pick-up zones to support easy and safe access to goods and services in commercial areas.
Expanded use of private property
Guidelines and an expedited process for businesses/organizations to request expanded use of their private parking lots, landscape areas, and walkways to be able to better operate in alignment with public health guidelines.
Expanded use of public sidewalks
Guidelines and an expedited process for businesses/organizations to request expanded use of adjacent public sidewalk (i.e. seating, merchandise display) to be able to better operate in alignment with public health guidelines.
Shared Streets (Pedestrian Priority Zones)
Designation of Pedestrian-Priority Streets (vehicles must yield to pedestrians) and creation of "Parklet Zones" within those streets to support expanded opportunities for commerce (i.e. seating and merchandise) in public parking spaces.
LAUNCHED 6/19/20 - The Block (Eagle & S. Market Streets)
LAUNCHED 6/26/20 - South Slope (Banks, Buxton & Collier)
LAUNCHED 7/2/20 - Wall Street
LAUNCHED 7/2/20 - Parklet Zone on College Street between Haywood and Patton
An opportunity for business/organizations temporarily use up to 3 public parking spaces adjacent to their storefronts for extended outdoor dining, merchandise or other expanded use to be able to better operate in alignment with public health guidelines.
APPLICATION PROCESS OPENED 6/19/20
Survey Background: In September 2019, the Asheville City Council approved a hotel moratorium, pausing hotel development to allow the city time to rethink hotel policy and regulations in the city....