Planning Commission


2nd Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.


Council Chamber - City Hall


7 members (must be City residents, qualified by knowledge and experience to make decisions on questions of community growth and development, provided that at least half the members be property owners.) Applicants must reside in the City; interview by Council is required.


4 years (2 term limit)


The City of Charlottesville Planning Commission advises City Council on promoting orderly development of community. Advises in the development of the Comprehensive Plan, including land use, transportation, community facilities and service, and designation of renewal and other treatment areas. It advises on zoning, subdivision, capital programming and other planning activities.


  • Taneia Dowell
  • Karim Habbab
  • Jody Lahendro
  • Hosea Mitchell (Chair)
  • William Palmer (Ex-Officio)
  • Liz Russell
  • Lyle Solla-Yates
  • Rory Stolzenberg