Albemarle County & the City of Charlottesville

The staff in PEC’s Charlottesville office work with residents and communities to address land use and conservation challenges and opportunities facing the Charlottesville and Albemarle area. Learn more about our local approach in this interactive story map

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Albemarle County AC44 Comprehensive Plan

The AC44 Comprehensive Plan update is a guiding document for growth, development and investment for Albemarle County for the years …
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Albemarle/Cville Greenways

We’re working with communities in the Charlottesville and Albemarle urban core to envision and implement a comprehensive network of bicycle …
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Bike Month 2024 Recap

Bike Month 2024 was a success with dozens of group rides, educational opportunities and bike visibility events throughout May …
Thinking about Solar for Your Home?

Thinking about Solar for Your Home?

By investing in rooftop solar for your home, you can save money, protect yourself from rising utility rates and, when paired with a backup battery, create “off the grid” energy independence …
Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for June 3, 2024

Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for June 3, 2024

UVA Board of Visitors to hold “leadership discussion” on Thursday; Habitat seeks nearly $3 million from Albemarle for Southwood …
AC44 Moves into Action Steps Phase

AC44 Moves into Action Steps Phase

Albemarle County Comprehensive Plan Update continues with Phase 3: Action Steps, this summer …
Spring Updates From Albemarle and Charlottesville

Spring Updates From Albemarle and Charlottesville

PEC has been working to support conservation programs, engage with AC44 in Phase 3 and make the most of Bike Month this spring …
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week Ahead for May 28, 2024

Cville Area Land Use Update: Week Ahead for May 28, 2024

Albemarle wants input from developers on improving Rio form-based code; Greene Supervisors to get update on water and sewer operations …
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week Ahead for May 20

Cville Area Land Use Update: Week Ahead for May 20

Downtown Mall recommendations to go before City Council; MPO to vote on long-range plan, Smart Scale submissions …
ACE Landowner Testimonials

ACE Landowner Testimonials

Landowners share how the Acquisition of Conservation Easements (ACE) program impacted them …
Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for May 13, 2024

Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for May 13, 2024

Albemarle PC to hold public hearing for rezoning for intelligence campus; Greene to enter into consent order with DEQ for sewer plant violations …