Also, there's a new restaurant opening in the basement of the Jackson Building downtown, and more.
The permit will be discussed at a 6 p.m. meeting Wednesday at Erwin High School's auditorium.
The benefit shows, at Flat Rock Playhouse and Asheville Community Theatre, are set for Jan. 23 and 27. Tickets are still available.
Three conservation groups plan joint legal action for violations of the Clean Water Act.