Loudoun County

PEC stands with citizens to build excellent communities, relieve taxes and traffic, and protect open space in Loudoun. We work to maintain a balance between the towns and villages, the suburbs, and the country so residents can enjoy all the places that make Loudoun unique.

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Proposed Cell Tower at Mickie Gordon Memorial Park

A private development company has submitted plans to construct a 150’ cell tower at Mickie Gordon Memorial Park along Route 50, in between Middleburg and the historic village of Aldie, on property owned by the …
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Loudoun County is Updating Its Zoning Ordinance

The zoning ordinance is a key document that regulates how development must occur to implement the vision outlined in the Comprehensive Plan …
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Board of Supervisors to hear proposal for lighting at Scott Jenkins Memorial Park

An update on Loudoun County’s proposal to install athletic field lighting at Scott Jenkins Memorial Park in Hamilton off of East Colonial Highway …
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PEC to hold Family Day at the Community Farm at Roundabout Meadows, June 18

PEC to hold Family Day at the Community Farm at Roundabout Meadows, June 18

On June 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Piedmont Environmental Council invites community members to a free, fun-filled Family Day at PEC’s Community Farm at Roundabout Meadows, located at 39990 Howswers Branch Drive …
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Loudoun Update – Rt. 15 North & Zoning Ordinance

This Wednesday, May 11 at 6 p.m., the Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing about the related Route 15 North Comprehensive Plan Amendment, which calls for: Widening the road to four lanes between Montresor …
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PEC Signs Letter Asking National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board to Reduce Transportation Emissions, Sprawl

On May 1, PEC joined 34 other groups around Virginia, D.C. and Maryland in signing on to a joint letter from the Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) to make necessary and feasible changes to the …
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Lessons from Loudoun: What can Albemarle County learn from Loudoun County’s Rural Roads Program?

As Albemarle takes another look at its own future⁠—and how to preserve what it has historically done well⁠—now seems like a good time for local advocates to hear from their counterparts in other localities, who …
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True North Developer Requests Changes

The proffer adjustments would help limit harm to a globally-rare ecological community called the Northern Piedmont Mafic Barren …
On the Ground Updates - March 2022

On the Ground Updates – March 2022

A series of short updates from around the PEC region – Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange & Rappahannock …
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Re-aligning Land and Nature at the Holden Farm in Loudoun County

In 2021, the Holdens partnered with The Piedmont Environmental Council to permanently conserve their rolling 35-acre farm just south of the historic Quaker village of Lincoln …