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Supervisors accept open space for Arden Place development; Widen trail and require pedestrian connection to Woodbrook

This article is an extended version of what appears in today’s Daily Progress. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has overruled the recommendations of its planning commission, and the wishes of many in the Woodbrook neighborhood, by requiring the developer of a luxury apartment complex to widen a proposed trail and connect it to public […]

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Charlottesville Planning Commission considers ways to improve tree canopy initiative

Although the City has already surpassed its goal of having a tree canopy of 40% , the Charlottesville Planning Commission continues to debate ways to build upon that goal and further protect the City’s trees. Commissioners discussed the issue at a work session on August 25, 2009. The City’s Department of Parks and Recreation created […]