The City’s Planning and Zoning Departments merged into the
Development Assistance Department
The Development Assistance Department is responsible for the review of the physical development of land within Hendersonville and Hendersonville’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and with the administration of the Main Street Program and the Historic Preservation Commission. The Development Assistance Department reviews development projects to assure that they are in compliance with adopted codes and regulations, maintains and updates the Zoning Ordinance, Zoning Map, Subdivision Ordinance, 2030 Comprehensive Plan, Parks and Greenspace Plan, Pedestrian Plan and other related policy documents. In addition to grant writing and administration, the Development Assistance Department also hosts special events downtown and in Historic Districts. The Development Assistance Department is also responsible for the enforcement of the City of Hendersonville Zoning Ordinance including building setbacks, parking requirements, landscaping and signs as well as staffing the Board of Adjustment.
In addition to the Zoning Ordinance, the Development Assistance Department is responsible for the enforcement of the Flood Prevention Ordinance, Minimum Housing Ordinance and Nuisance Ordinance.
For information relating to the Historic Preservation Commission or Historic Districts, visit http://www.hendersonvillehpc.org
For information relating to the Main Street Program and Historic Downtown Hendersonville, visit http://www.downtownhendersonville.org
The City of Hendersonville is requesting proposals from interested and qualified professional consultants or firms to comprehensively assess and revise or rewrite the existing Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. The City seeks responses from consultants with experience working on projects of comparable size and scope as well as expertise in applicable best practices. Proposals are due by February 17, 2017. The RFP is provided here.