Comprehensive Plan

Project Updates and Upcoming Meetings


A summary of the May-June 2021 community engagement activities and input is available here. Thank you to all who provided input!

Next Steps: Planning Commission Work Session 8/31. Steering Committee 9/01. More information here
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    Cville Plans Together: Project Updates and Next Steps

    The Comprehensive Plan project timeline updated; Public hearings scheduled for October and November 2021 before the Planning Commission and City Council. Read on...
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Moving Forward on the Citywide Plan

On October 31st, 2019, the City of Charlottesville contracted the services of Rhodeside and Harwell, Incorporated, to undertake the update of the Comprehensive Plan (including a Housing Strategy) and Zoning Ordinance Rewrite. This process – called Cville Plans Together – is being tracked on a project website, Cville Plans Together

There are three outcomes for this project:

  • An updated Comprehensive Plan, which will build on the 2017-2018 Planning Commission process to include updated information based on community input.
  • An Affordable Housing Strategic Plan, as part of the Comprehensive Plan, to create a unified strategy for housing Charlottesville’s residents.
  • A zoning ordinance that reflects the updated community land use vision and addresses other needed updates (state requirements, consistency, etc.).

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