What are universal features and factors of each scenario?

Equity: All concepts aim to be as equitable as possible, through affordability, transportation equity, and other factors.

Access & connectivity: All concepts will require external multi-modal access improvements. All concepts will provide access to neighboring amenities, include a regional greenway connection, and provide external access for vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists.

Affordable housing: All concepts will provide opportunities for affordable housing

Open space & recreation: All concepts will incorporate a regionally connected greenway (with approximately 1.2-miles through the site) and river access, and some amount of open space preservation.

Sustainability: All concepts will aim to achieve site sustainability as addressed in this plan.

 

Contact Us

Questions, comments, or concerns about the Ferry Road project? Please feel free to email Timothy Love at [email protected], or call at (828) 250-5243. 

On March 3, Buncombe County hosted a community input session for the proposed Ferry Road Development. You can watch a video of that meeting below.

 

On Nov. 18, Buncombe County hosted its first input session for the Ferry Road Development. You can watch the video of that meeting below.
 

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Phase 3: Reporting to Board of Commissioners

The purpose of these presentations is to share compiled community input and seek additional feedback from Commissioners on the next steps, including the selection of a preferred concept. These meetings will be hosted in person in the Commission Chambers at 200 College St. and on the Buncombe County Facebook page. Please see this page for links to the Commissioner’s meeting schedule and agenda.

Reporting to Board of Commissioners timeline:

  • Tuesday, April 5 at 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 19 at 5 p.m.

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Phase 2: Public Input & Community Engagement

Planning public awareness and input:

  • Notify adjacent property owners of development plans
    • Early November
  • Begin general public feedback sessions
    • Mid-January (Delayed due to COVID)
  • Hold virtual stakeholders input meeting
    • Ongoing
  • Hold in-person meeting for neighbors of Ferry Road property
    • Feb. 17
  • Ferry Road Land Use survey launches
    • Feb. 17
  • Hold virtual meeting for the general public
    • March 3

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Phase 1: Property Analysis

Property analysis steps:

  • Environment and natural resource assessment
  • Development and suitability analysis
  • Development scenarios