Orange County

PEC’s Orange County office supports our land use and land conservation activities in the County. PEC is dedicated to promoting healthy communities and the preservation of Orange’s rural character, environment and historic resources.

A Tactical Training Facility in Orange?

A Tactical Training Facility in Orange?

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A proposal is before the Planning Commission for a tactical training facility along with new zoning language that will allow such uses in agricultural and industrial zoning districts. The Commission is holding a public hearing on Sept. 20 at 7:15pm ...
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Subdivision Ordinance Changes Being Considered

Subdivision Ordinance Changes Being Considered

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On June 7th the Orange County Planning Commission voted unanimously to retain the time-phased component of the subdivision ordinance until an alternative is in place. We will keep you informed as this issue progresses ...
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Victory at Wilderness Battlefield

Victory at Wilderness Battlefield

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In a dramatic win for historic preservation, after three years of controversy, Walmart has dropped its plans to build a Supercenter at the edge of Wilderness Battlefield in Orange County. On the first day of a court case contesting Orange ...
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Walmart Alternative Site Map

Walmart Picks Alternative Site for Orange Store

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In late May, Walmart announced that it has chosen an alternative site for its store in Orange County -- a successful outcome for preservationists who, for years, pressed Walmart to build its store at a location that would not negatively ...
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