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.

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On the Ground Updates – March 2020

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A series of short updates from around the PEC region – Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange & Rappahannock ...
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Week Ahead for March 8, 2021: Charlottesville PC to take up New Hill's vision for Starr Hill

Week Ahead for March 8, 2021: Charlottesville PC to take up New Hill’s vision for Starr Hill

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This week marks the one-year anniversary of the “before times” when meetings were held in person in greater Charlottesville. We still don’t when we’ll be able to return to administrative buildings, but for now, many have adjusted to a new ...
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Summit Mobilizes Collective Action

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Representatives from several dozen organizations, businesses, agencies, and a handful of passionate individuals came together for a virtual gathering on Friday, February 26, to strategically plan for better walking, biking, running, everyday access nature and active lifestyles in Charlottesville and ...
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Premier Circle Rezoning in Albemarle County

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Affordable housing non-profits (Piedmont Housing Alliance, Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for the Homeless, and Virginia Supportive Housing), in collaboration with the current landowner (Tiota, Ltd.), with support from the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, submitted a rezoning request to redevelop the ...
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Week Ahead for March 1, 2021: Budget season, public hearing for 370-unit RST rezoning and more

Week Ahead for March 1, 2021: Budget season, public hearing for 370-unit RST rezoning and more

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For now, meetings in Albemarle, Charlottesville, and some other localities continue to be held virtually in order to halt community spread. It’s too early for a return to City Council Chambers or Lane Auditorium, so for the next while it’s ...
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