Charlottesville Planning Commission

Housing divided: Critics say new budget puts parking over people

Housing divided: Critics say new budget puts parking over people

“By failing to fund affordable housing in your city, you are quite literally causing and creating homelessness,” said Alliance for Interfaith Ministries director Kimberly Fontaine at the Planning Commission’s public hearing for the city’s Capital Improvement Plan last week.  The Capital Improvement Plan covers non-recurring projects that last for five or more years and cost […]

UVA President Jim Ryan has decided to reinstate  the 21-gun salute during the university’s Veterans Day ceremony next year.

In brief: form-based code delayed, UVA soccer wins, A12 appeals denied, and more

Rain check Planning Commission delays form-based code proposal After much debate, the City Planning Commission has decided to table its plans to introduce an alternative kind of zoning, called form-based code, to the city’s Strategic Investment Area south of downtown. Unlike conventional zoning, form-based code focuses on the physical form and scale of buildings in […]

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