Input for Asheville City Council District Criteria
Every citizen is entitled to a government that can function within its smallest possible footprint. This enables elected officials to be more responsive, and more accountable to its population. These are among the key reasons that last year the NC General Assembly passed legislation that required the City of Asheville to amend its charter to select future city council members by district. The City of Asheville was granted the authority to draw those new districts.

This legislation requires that if Asheville did not respond in accordance with state law that the General Assembly would be charged to draw the districts during its 2018 session. To date, the City of Asheville has not exercised its option to design its own districts. It is therefore the intent of the NC General Assembly by virtue of S.L. 2017-83 to design the new city council districts.

The NC General Assembly is now seeking input from the public on the criteria that might be considered in order to draw these city council districts. Please submit suggested criteria, ideas, or plans using the form below.

To submit maps, documents, or other files, please send an email to
Title: First Name: Last Name:
Address 1:
Address 2:
City: State: Zip Code:
Email Address:
* Required field

Helpful Links
Link to the NCGA Chamber Dashboard

Chamber Dashboard