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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AC44 Update: September 5, 2023

AC44 Update: September 5, 2023

Albemarle County’s Comprehensive Plan update is still underway. Join us in making it better! …
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of October 23, 2023

Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of October 23, 2023

UVA’s North Fork rezoning to go before Albemarle PC; Charlottesville City Council to continue work sessions on new zoning code …
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of October 16, 2023

Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of October 16, 2023

Albemarle Supervisors to consider loan program for affordable housing; Charlottesville City Council to get briefing on decarbonization …
Creating Walkable Piedmont Communities: A Resource Guide

Creating Walkable Piedmont Communities: A Resource Guide

This guidebook is intended for local government staff, community stakeholders, and residents interested in revitalizing downtown main streets, making neighborhood streets safer, and connecting parks, civic and natural amenities with trails …
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week Of October 2, 2023

Cville Area Land Use Update: Week Of October 2, 2023

0 East High Street back before City Council for developer’s appeal; Louisa considering increase in transient occupancy tax …
data center in Loudoun with transmission line

Data Centers, Surging Power Demand Take Center Stage

The size, scale, and speed at which applications for data center projects are coming in and being approved is astounding. Just this month, massive proposals moved forward in Culpeper, Louisa, and King George counties, with more being reviewed in Caroline and Stafford counties …
Meet PEC: Fall 2023

Meet PEC: Fall 2023

Meet land use field representatives Sarah Parmelee and Rob McGinnis …
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Making Biscuit Run Park Available to Everyone

Biscuit Run Park is going to be a magnificent resource, and it wouldn’t be right for people of the Southwood community to be able to see the park, but not get to it easily …
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of September 25, 2023

Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of September 25, 2023

Charlottesville City Council to begin their review of new zoning code; Water and sewer projects status before Greene Supervisors …