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U.S. localities are required to redraw their magisterial districts—used to conduct elections and record land ownership—every ten years after the national census is taken. Albemarle County grew by 14% in the 2020 census, and its districts will have to be repartitioned based on the population’s updated distribution as areas to the north and west of Charlottesville have gained more...
The Claudius Crozet Park board’s plan to build a 47,000-square-foot aquatic and fitness center in the park was unanimously approved by the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors at its November 3 meeting. First unveiled in August of 2019 and slowed through the 2020 pandemic year, the park board’s plans required an amendment to an existing Special Use Permit to...
Albemarle County has seen a surge of citizens applying for a permit to carry a concealed weapon over the last few years, in keeping with trends showing an upswing in both firearms purchases and “concealed carry” permit requests nationwide. The Virginia State Police Firearms Transaction Center reported that while 935 permits were issued in Albemarle in 2019, that number...
After almost two years of detailed labor by county planners and Crozet citizens, the Albemarle Board of Supervisors performed a final, confounding surgery on the Crozet Master Plan update at their October 20 meeting. Four of the six supervisors opted to reinsert a concentrated density recommendation on 16 acres in the center of Crozet—the so-called Middle Density designation that...
The Albemarle Planning Commission voted unanimously at their September 28 meeting to recommend approval of the Claudius Crozet Park (CCP) board’s plan to build a 47,000 square foot aquatic and fitness center next to the existing outdoor pool. The CCP board and design team recently resubmitted revised plans to the county based on feedback from their initial March meeting...
A consultant who specializes in local government presented information on how Crozet might become an incorporated town at the Crozet Community Association (CCA) meeting September 9. Drew Williams, CEO of the Berkley Group in Harrisonburg, was invited to address the group about the pros and cons of becoming a town after Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) member Sandra Hausman...
The Albemarle County Planning Commission discussed details of the Crozet Master Plan on September 14 in the plan’s penultimate step before heading to the county Board of Supervisors in October for final approval. The commissioners ultimately agreed upon a change in density recommendations for an area of Crozet’s downtown before unanimously approving the plan. White Hall District representative Jennie More...

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County Will Redraw Magisterial Districts

U.S. localities are required to redraw their magisterial districts—used to conduct elections and record land ownership—every ten years after the national census is taken....

Crozet Park Improvement Plan Gets County Approval

The Claudius Crozet Park board’s plan to build a 47,000-square-foot aquatic and fitness center in the park was unanimously approved by the Albemarle County...

Concealed Handgun Permits on the Rise in Albemarle

Albemarle County has seen a surge of citizens applying for a permit to carry a concealed weapon over the last few years, in keeping...

Supervisors Ignore PC’s Advice in Final Master Plan

After almost two years of detailed labor by county planners and Crozet citizens, the Albemarle Board of Supervisors performed a final, confounding surgery on...

Crozet Park Expansion Plan Clears Planning Commission

The Albemarle Planning Commission voted unanimously at their September 28 meeting to recommend approval of the Claudius Crozet Park (CCP) board’s plan to build...

Town Status Consultant Speaks to CCA

A consultant who specializes in local government presented information on how Crozet might become an incorporated town at the Crozet Community Association (CCA) meeting...

Planning Commission Sends Crozet Master Plan Forward

The Albemarle County Planning Commission discussed details of the Crozet Master Plan on September 14 in the plan’s penultimate step before heading to the...