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March 16, 2018
The Charlottesville Planning Commission recommended Tuesday the denial of a rezoning on Carlton Avenue that would have allowed for six two-bedroom units. Commissioners Jody Lahendro and Kurt Keesecker were the two dissenting votes in the 4-2 decision on 1206 Carlton Avenue. Commissioner Corey Clayborne was absent. Commissioners said they were ...
March 11, 2018
Hogwaller Weed is not likely to become a real or legal product unless drug laws are changed, but a development featuring 30 apartments and an urban farm in that fabled, far corner of the Belmont-Carlton neighborhood is a possibility. Located near Moores Creek along Nassau Street, the proposed project, known ...
September 26, 2017
The developer of a proposed apartment complex on Avon Street Extended asked the Albemarle County Planning Commission for more time to address the commission’s concerns on Tuesday when it became clear the body would not approve his project as-is. “We are all asking tough questions and that should not ...
August 09, 2017
The Albemarle Board of Supervisors has approved a change to the county’s regulations that is intended to make the process of proposing farmers markets more efficient. On Wednesday, Supervisors unanimously voted in favor of eliminating a requirement for farmers markets to submit a site plan in order to be ...
May 17, 2015
A dozen years ago, Charlottesville’s City Council adopted a new zoning ordinance that sought to encourage commercial and residential development in key regions across the city, including the stretch of Cherry Avenue between Ridge Street and Roosevelt Brown Boulevard. However, no one has taken advantage of the Cherry Avenue ...
October 07, 2013
With Charlottesville’s City Council set to consider a permit for a new, five-story building on East Market Street on Monday night, the president of the Martha Jefferson Neighborhood Association wants its members to weigh the project’s impact on the greater community. “As development takes place in and around ...
August 05, 2013
The Albemarle County Planning Commission recently recommended approval of the 69-unit Riverside Village project on Pantops. For the majority of commissioners, the development near the banks of the Rivanna River just south of Darden Towe Park, between Route 20 and Free Bridge Lane, is a good fit with the Pantops ...
August 04, 2013
Despite residents’ concerns about traffic and other impacts to their neighborhood, the Albemarle County Planning Commission has unanimously recommended approval of a residential development at the intersection of Barracks and Georgetown roads. “Traffic is an issue, and in some places it’s a problem,” said Commissioner Tom Loach at last ...
August 14, 2012
The Charlottesville Planning Commission will consider today the future of one of the last undeveloped sections of the city’s Belmont neighborhood. Simeon Investments is seeking a rezoning to “planned unit development” and a critical-slopes waiver for 5.5 acres north of Quarry Road and east of Stonehenge Avenue. “The ...
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