Monthly Archives: February 2022

MPO Policy Board briefed on the UVA Master Plan

Readers and listeners should know by now that planning is a constant theme of Charlottesville Community Engagement. 

Tonight the Albemarle Planning Commission will get an update on the county’s Comprehensive Plan process. Visit the new to learn more about AC44 (which is also a regular Air Canada flight between Vancouver and New Dehli).

Staff and consultants are at work on the third phase of Charlottesville’s Cville Plans Together initiative, which will see the rewriting of the city’s zoning code.

But how does the University of Virginia plan for its future? Something called the Grounds Framework Plan. Julia Monteith is the Associate University Planner and she briefed the Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization on January 26. 

“The last one of these that we did was completed in 2008 and we roughly due them on a ten-year cycle,” Monteith said. (read the 2008 plan)

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CAAR: Residential sales in region beginning to cool

The housing market in the Charlottesville area continued to increase in price with constrained inventory, though there are signs of cooling. Sales were down five percent but sales prices were up six percent according to an analysis published this morning by the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors. 

“There were 436 active listings across the CAAR footprint at the end of the fourth quarter, which is 33 percent fewer listings than this time last year,” reads the report. 

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