Monday night, Charlottesville City Council voted unanimously to adopt a new Comprehensive Plan. The vote was a major milestone nearly five years in the making. But the work is not over. “The real work is in implementation,” said public housing resident and tenants’ rights advocate Joy Johnson during Monday’s public comment period. “That’s where the […]
As the city revises its Comprehensive Plan residents are wondering what a new future land use plan and zoning code could mean for the equity and affordability of housing, the density and character of their neighborhoods, and more. Here’s a look at where the city is in the complex process.
Without an expected completion date for the updated Comprehensive Plan, the planners’ discussion broadened to encompass the commission’s struggle to balance responsiveness to residents with comprehensive, long-range planning.
Albemarle County soon could gain two school sites as part of a land rezoning to accommodate a 300-acre development at the corner of U.S. 29 and Polo Grounds Road. Riverbend Development has offered a seven-acre elementary school site within the proposed 800- to 1,500-unit Brookhill development, and a 61-acre high school site on the other […]