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June 17, 2018
Near the end of an eight-hour meeting last week, the Charlottesville Planning Commission approved a new apartment building in Sunrise Park. The building will complete the mixed-income plans that Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville originally drafted for the development. Sunrise Park currently includes 30 affordable units and 16 market-rate ...
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 ...
December 12, 2017
The Charlottesville Planning Commission voted 5-1 Tuesday to recommend additional residential density for the West2nd mixed-use project on Water Street, but declined to support new designs that have been submitted for the L-shaped building. Commissioners said there were too many unanswered questions about affordable housing and other issues to recommend ...
July 17, 2017
The Charlottesville Planning Commission continued this week with their “legal review” of the rules that control the size, shape, placement and use of buildings within the city’s 10.4 square miles. “The easiest way to think of this is as a compilation of anything and everything that the city ...
May 08, 2017
As Charlottesville begins a review of its Comprehensive Plan, members of the Planning Commission want residents to take an interest and get involved. “The city will change and grow, and the community must have opportunities to be heard on how that growth will occur and how it will be managed ...
October 12, 2016
The Charlottesville Planning Commission voted, 4-3, Tuesday to recommend denial of a special-use permit that would allow a 126-unit apartment complex to be constructed in the Little High Street neighborhood. “I think development of this parcel would be a good thing,” said Commissioner Corey Clayborne. “But I think what’s ...
May 11, 2016
The Charlottesville Planning Commission narrowly recommended approval of a special-use permit Tuesday that would allow additional density for a new residential building on West Main Street. The commission also recommended on a 4-3 vote that the city’s parking requirements be modified to allow only one half space for every ...
August 19, 2014
Charlottesville’s newest planning commissioners are a former candidate for the Commissioner of Revenue and an historic preservation architect at the University of Virginia. City Council appointed Taneia M. Dowell and Joseph “Jody” Lahendro to the seven-member commission Monday. They also reappointed Genevieve Keller In 2013, Dowell ran as an ...