TO:                 File

FROM:            Sean Dougherty, Senior Planner

DATE:             May 30, 2007

RE:                 CPA-2007-003 Green Building and Sustainability Amendments


The Albemarle County Planning Commission, at its meeting on May 8, 2007, by a vote of 5:0, recommended approval of the above-noted Comprehensive Plan Amendment to the Board of Supervisors for inclusion in the Comprehensive Plan with staff’s recommended conditions, as amended.


o        Broaden the statement regarding builders and developers to include Blue Ridge Home Owners and similar local groups.

o        Encourage builders and developers to pursue green building certifications, such as Earthcraft and Energy Star, in addition to LEED and other similar certifications.



The Board is scheduled to hold a public hearing on this item at its meeting on June 6, 2007.  An updated staff report will be provided in the near future.


View staff report and attachments
View PC minutes

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