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In the wake of a concerted effort by Western Ridge and other near neighbors to determine whether existing streams on the proposed Montclair development on Rt. 240 are protected, Albemarle County officials have responded with an explanation of the waterway’s status. The neighbors have spent the last several months asking the county why a visible stream on one of...
Developer Frank Stoner requested additional funding to support the construction of roads leading to his future Crozet Plaza project at the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors’ April 20 meeting. Stoner’s company, Crozet New Town Associates (CNTA), entered into a public-private partnership with the county in 2019 in which the board agreed to provide $3.2 million in cash contributions and...
Albemarle County revamped its housing policy last July to address the chronic shortage of housing available for low- and moderate-income residents. Though the new policy language was approved by the Board of Supervisors (BOS) at the time, several substantive parts of the policy were deferred until financial and other incentives aimed at developers could be hammered out by county...
Residents of Western Ridge and other nearby neighborhoods are asking Albemarle County officials to address what they say will be a violation of the county’s Water Protection Ordinance (WPO) if the proposed Montclair development on Rt. 240 is allowed to proceed as planned. After almost three months spent requesting information from county Supervisors, engineers, planners, and other staff, citizens’...
Albemarle Transportation Planning Manager Kevin McDermott and Director of Facilities and Environmental Services Lance Stewart explained the status of several major local projects at the March 8 CCAC meeting.  A roundabout for the Rt. 240/250 intersection was funded through the Highway Safety Improvement Program three years ago. It’s a state-administered project that will go to advertising within this calendar year...
On the heels of a public hearing in January for the proposed Montclair development, which envisions 157 units on 14 acres just west of Wickham Pond, came a Planning Commission review of another development a half-mile west on the north side of Rt. 240. Old Dominion Village has been in the works for a few years and now proposes...
The Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) heard plans at its January 12 meeting for a proposed development called Montclair (formerly White Gate Farm) to be situated on the south side of Rt. 240 immediately west of Wickham Pond. Two parcels totaling 17.5 acres will host a maximum of 157 units plus 16,500 square feet of commercial space and 3.5...

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The County Weighs in on the Montclair Stream

In the wake of a concerted effort by Western Ridge and other near neighbors to determine whether existing streams on the proposed Montclair development...

Stoner Received More County Funds for Crozet Plaza

Developer Frank Stoner requested additional funding to support the construction of roads leading to his future Crozet Plaza project at the Albemarle County Board...

County Aims to Incentivize Affordable Housing

Albemarle County revamped its housing policy last July to address the chronic shortage of housing available for low- and moderate-income residents. Though the new...

Western Ridge Neighbors Call for Stream Protection

Residents of Western Ridge and other nearby neighborhoods are asking Albemarle County officials to address what they say will be a violation of the...

Crozet Transportation Projects Update

Albemarle Transportation Planning Manager Kevin McDermott and Director of Facilities and Environmental Services Lance Stewart explained the status of several major local projects at...

Old Dominion Village Applies to Encircle Vet

On the heels of a public hearing in January for the proposed Montclair development, which envisions 157 units on 14 acres just west of...

Montclair Aims for High Density Development

The Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) heard plans at its January 12 meeting for a proposed development called Montclair (formerly White Gate Farm) to...