PART I - CHARTER AND RELATED LAWS
Subpart A - CHARTER 
ARTICLE I. - CORPORATE ORGANIZATION 
Sec. 1. - Municipality continued; general corporate powers. 
Sec. 2. - Property rights continued. 
Sec. 3. - General grant of power. 
Sec. 4. - Boundaries. 
Sec. 5. - Powers vested in mayor, council and manager. 
ARTICLE II. - THE COUNCIL 
Sec. 6. - Composition; qualifications and terms of members. 
Sec. 7. - Filling of vacancies. 
Sec. 8. - Meetings generally; member's oath. 
Sec. 9. - Meetings to be open; opportunity of citizens to be heard. 
Sec. 10. - Selection of mayor and mayor pro tem; general powers of mayor. 
Sec. 11. - Selection of clerk and other officers and employees; duties of clerk; rules and order of business. 
Sec. 12. - Quorum; disqualification to vote. 
Sec. 13. - Exercise of legislative powers, functions and duties. 
Sec. 14. - Ordinances and resolutions—Introduction; subject matter; reading. 
Sec. 15. - Same—Effective date. 
Sec. 16. - Reserved. 
Sec. 17. - Ordinances and resolutions—Authentication and recordation. 
Sec. 17A. - Reserved. 
Sec. 18. - Ordinances and resolutions—Revision or amendment. 
ARTICLE III. - ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE 
Sec. 19. - Appointment, qualifications, term and removal of manager; acting manager. 
Sec. 20. - Responsibility of manager to council; appointment and removal of officers and employees generally. 
Sec. 21. - Further authority for removal; report of appointments and removals. 
Sec. 22. - Council not to request or take part in appointments or removals. 
Sec. 23. - Council to deal with administrative service through manager. 
Sec. 24. - General duties of manager. 
Sec. 25. - Right of manager and other officers to seats in council and participation in council discussions. 
Sec. 26. - Departments generally. 
Sec. 27. - Department heads. 
Sec. 28. - Investigation of departments and offices. 
Sec. 29. - Rules and regulations governing finances. 
Sec. 30. - Limitation on indebtedness. 
ARTICLE IV. - RESERVED 
Sec. 31. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE V. - RESERVED 
Sec. 32. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE VI. - RESERVED 
Secs. 33, 34. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE VII. - RESERVED 
Secs. 35, 36. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE VIII. - POLICE DEPARTMENT 
Secs. 37, 38. - Reserved. 
Sec. 38A. - Special police. 
ARTICLE IX. - RESERVED 
Sec. 39. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE X. - RESERVED 
Secs. 40—64. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE XI. - RESERVED 
Secs. 65—82C. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE XII. - INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL 
Sec. 83. - Initiative. 
Sec. 84. - Referendum. 
Sec. 85. - Recall—Generally. 
Sec. 86. - Same—Officer sought to be removed as candidate to succeed himself. 
ARTICLE XIII. - GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS 
Secs. 86A—89. - Reserved. 
Sec. 90. - Reenactment of provisions relative to actions and claims against city. 
Sec. 91. - Reserved. 
Sec. 92. - Reenactment of provisions relative to taxation. 
Secs. 93, 94. - Reserved. 
Sec. 95. - Continuation of ordinances, rules and regulations. 
Sec. 96. - Continuation of offices. 
Sec. 97. - Oath of officers. 
Sec. 98. - Bond of officers. 
Sec. 99. - Repealer. 
Sec. 100. - Prior Charter continued. 
Sec. 101. - Severability of Charter. 
Sec. 101A. - Reserved. 
CHARTER COMPARATIVE TABLE 
Subpart B - RELATED LAWS 
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL 
Sec. 1. - Terms of councilmen. 
Sec. 2. - Joint performance of city-county administrative functions. 
Sec. 3. - Authority to levy and collect privilege taxes. 
Sec. 4. - Business licenses generally. 
Sec. 5. - Acquisition of land for airport purposes. 
Sec. 6. - Annexation of Asheville Airport to the City of Asheville. 
Sec. 7. - Reserved. 
Sec. 8. - Amendment of General Statutes relative to sale, lease, etc., of parks and recreation property. 
Sec. 9. - Amendment of General Statutes relative to sale or lease of property to further the purposes of urban development action grants. 
Sec. 10. - Land sales by Asheville City Council and Asheville Housing Authority. 
Sec. 11. - Supplying water outside city limits—Generally. 
Sec. 12. - Same—Limitation on rates; shutting off service; waste of water, etc. 
Sec. 12.1. - Water rates in Buncombe County—Sullivan Act II. 
Sec. 12.2. - Operation of public enterprises by the city—Sullivan Act III. 
Sec. 13. - Regulation of taxicab, bus, etc., fares. 
Secs. 14., 15. - Reserved. 
Sec. 16. - Debts of city to be discharged by taxation; city not liable to execution. 
Sec. 17. - Officers and employees not to purchase claims, etc., against city. 
Sec. 18. - Expenditure of funds for local development. 
Sec. 19. - Filing of housing code notices or orders in the notice of lis pendens. 
Sec. 20. - Exemption of Buncombe County from certain procedural requirements on disposal of land as an industrial park. 
Sec. 21. - Cemeteries. 
Sec. 22. - Removal of garbage. 
Sec. 23. - Nuisances. 
Secs. 24—30. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE II. - CIVIL SERVICE 
Sec. 31. - Department established. 
Sec. 32. - Civil service board generally. 
Sec. 33. - Composition of classified service. 
Sec. 34. - Rules of civil service board. 
Sec. 35. - Authority to review and approve promotions. 
Sec. 36. - Investigations. 
Sec. 37. - Layoffs, suspensions and removals. 
Sec. 38. - Political activities prohibited. 
Sec. 38.1. - [Designation of legal counsel.] 
Sec. 39. - Administration of article; violations. 
Sec. 40. - Application of article to incumbents. 
Secs. 41—65. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE III. - RESERVED 
Secs. 66—190. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE IV. - RESERVED 
Secs. 191—215. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE V. - ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 
Sec. 216. - Election to authorize operation of liquor store; subsequent elections. 
Sec. 217. - Establishment of additional liquor stores. 
Sec. 218. - Establishment, composition, chairman, etc., of board of alcoholic control. 
Sec. 219. - General powers and duties of board. 
Sec. 220. - Jurisdiction in county of law enforcement officers employed by board. 
Sec. 221. - Expenditure of funds for education as to effects of use of alcoholic beverages. 
Sec. 222. - Division of net profits from liquor store. 
Secs. 223—240. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE VI. - DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS 
Sec. 241. - Downtown development projects. 
Sec. 242. - Applicability. 
Secs. 243—260. - Reserved. 
ARTICLE VII. - FAIR HOUSING 
Sec. 261. - Creation of the Asheville-Buncombe Fair Housing Commission authorized. 
RELATED LAWS COMPARATIVE TABLE