Albemarle County & the City of Charlottesville

The staff in PEC’s Charlottesville office works with citizens to solve the many land use and conservation challenges facing the Charlottesville and Albemarle area.

2022 Highlights

2022 Highlights

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Learn about our efforts to expand conservation and restoration efforts, empower local communities, invest in public access, and connect consumers to local farms in 2022 ...
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Week Ahead for November 28, 2022: Greystar returns to Albemarle PC with 525-unit Old Ivy Residences; Charlottesville holding forum with police chief candidates

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Time is running out on 2022 as regular schedules continue to be more difficult as the calendar comes closer and closer to the last minute of December 31. What kind of a week will this one be? This is always ...
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Week Ahead for November 21, 2022: Developer seeks rezoning to add more units at Dickerson Overlook in Hollymead; PC to review Charlottesville capital program

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There are no meetings in Fluvanna, Greene, or Nelson, but Albemarle, Charlottesville, and Louisa make the most of a short work week ...
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sunset over a reservoir surrounded by autumn forests, green pastures and rolling mountains

2022 Photo Contest Winners

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Here are our 2022 photo contest winners! Take a look at these incredible images from around the Virginia Piedmont ...
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Week Ahead for November 14, 2022: Fluvanna wants to know the cost of providing government services; Albemarle to learn of climate risks

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We’re in the last stretch of 2022, a year that has been filled with lots of action at local government meetings. We are definitely moving closer to holiday mode with meetings shifting to avoid Thanksgiving. For instance, the Rivanna authorities ...
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Albemarle Comp Plan Update and Climate

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The role of Rural Areas in mitigating climate impacts ...
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Getting Around Cville: Mobility Assessment Findings

Getting Around Cville: Mobility Assessment Findings

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A new report from The Piedmont Environmental Council and the Move2Health Equity Coalition sheds light on how people get around Charlottesville and recommendations from residents about how to make it safer and more practical to walk, bike and ride transit ...
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Week Ahead for November 7, 2022: Greene Supervisors to consider capital projects; Zion Crossroads developer seeks more units; Major industrial zoning in Fluvanna

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This time next year, I hope to be very busy preparing for Election Night coverage when local and state races will dominate the cycle. My career has always been in Virginia, where there’s an election every year. In the weeks ...
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Help choose our photo contest winners

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Here are the 2022 PEC Photo Contest finalists. Take a look and vote for your favorites now! ...
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Week Ahead for October 31, 2022: Southwood rezoning back before Albemarle Supervisors; Fluvanna property values up 10.6 percent in reassessment

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It is strange to start a week off with the last day of the month, but that’s where we find ourselves at the end of this very spooky month. We’re now in the holiday season, with Diwali earlier this month ...
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