Community Development  |  Planning Commission

The duties and functions of the Albemarle County Planning Commission are to promote the orderly development of Albemarle County and its environment.The Commission serves primarily in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors in accomplishing the objectives of §15.2-2210 of the Code of Virginia.This Commission also serves to improve public health, safety, convenience and welfare of County citizens and to plan for the future development of the County to the end that transportation systems be carefully planned; that new community centers be developed with adequate highway, utility, health, educational, and recreational facilities; that the needs of agriculture, industry and business be recognized in future growth; that residential areas be provided with healthy surroundings for family life; that agricultural and forestal land be preserved; and that the growth of the community be consonant with the efficient and economical use of public funds.

Current Planning Commission Agenda
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Planning Commission Educational Work Sessions
April 19, 2016 -
Planning and Economy
September 20, 2016 - Affordable Housing

Planning Commission Members

Planning Commission Meeting Agendas, Action Memos, and Minutes from 2010 - present

Planning Commission Podcasts from 2013 - present

Planning Commission Minutes from 2000 - 2009  

Click here to view the 2016 Planning Commission Annual Report dated 10/31/17.


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Official County Description of all that pertains to the Commission can be found HERE.