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County seeks public input on latest draft Zoning Ordinance

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The following text was sent out via email on August 26, 2022. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Village of Waterford. Photo by Marco Sanchez/PEC Dear Supporter, The next couple of months are a busy time for zoning updates! ...
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Webinar: Climate Change: What does it mean for Albemarle County?

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Wondering what we can expect for climate impacts in Albemarle County? The Cville100 Climate Coalition held a virtual presentation on August 23, 2022 to hear an overview of the recently released Albemarle County Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment. Speakers included: ...
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Planning Updates: Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville

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The following text was sent out via email on August 17, 2022. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Sunset in Albemarle, looking southwest from Charlottesville. Credit: Hugh Kenny/PEC Dear Supporter, I’m reaching out today with some important updates about what’s ...
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Updating the Charlottesville Zoning Code: A Diagnostic Tool

Updating the Charlottesville Zoning Code: A Diagnostic Tool

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Article by Wyatt Burttschell and Peter Krebs Source: Cville Plans Together The City of Charlottesville is in the third and final phase of the Cville Plans Together process: updating its zoning ordinance. Drafting that important document will take place this ...
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Proposed Cell Tower at Mickie Gordon Memorial Park

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The following text was sent out via email on July 21, 2022. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Update (09/12/2022): On July 26, the Loudoun Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposal to construct a 150-foot cell ...
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