Neighborhood Development Services


Only NDS Customers may enter the Market Street entrance between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM. All other customers need to enter City Hall through the Downtown Mall entrance. 

Payments for permits and permit applications are accepted from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday thru Friday.    

On November 15, 2021, the Charlottesville City Council unanimously voted to adopt the 2021 Comprehensive Plan update.  The Document can be accessed here.

Welcome to Neighborhood Development Services. Our department contains Planning, Zoning, Building Permitting and inspections, and Property Maintenance.

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    Part 1 of the Draft Zoning Ordinance Available for Review

    The City of Charlottesville is seeking input on the draft zoning ordinance, including the zoning districts and map. Read on...
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    Draft Inclusionary Zoning Analysis Available; Comment Period Extended

    The City has started the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance, the first major action to implement the newly adopted Comprehensive Plan and Affordable Housing Strategy. Read on...
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