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[[Charlottesville]]'s '''Department of Neighborhood Development Services''' manages planning, zoning, and development in the city. The department in its {{as of|2014|02|17|alt=current form}} was created in 1998 through a consolidation of several other departments.  
 
[[Charlottesville]]'s '''Department of Neighborhood Development Services''' manages planning, zoning, and development in the city. The department in its {{as of|2014|02|17|alt=current form}} was created in 1998 through a consolidation of several other departments.  
  
The department is undergoing a transformation in the first year of Dr. [[Tarron Richardson]]'s tenure as city manager. Director
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The department is located in [[City Hall]] and is charged with assisting developers seeking to build in the City of Charlottesville.
[[Alexander Ikefuna]] has been demoted to serve as deputy director of zoning and assistant director Missy Creasy will become deputy director of planning. A new director will be hired. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=City department head demoted in reorganization|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city-department-head-demoted-in-reorganization/article_a6594f42-242f-538c-b22c-320e3d1cf391.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=A1|printdate=February 15, 2020|publishdate=February 15, 2020|accessdate=February 18, 2020}}</ref>
 
 
 
Some functions of the department are being moved to the Department of Public Works. <ref>{{cite web|title=City of Charlottesville Operations|url=https://cvillepedia.org/File:2019_10_03_CADRe_Ops_Portfolio_Presentation.pdf|author=|work=Presentation|publisher=City of Charlottesville|location=|publishdate=October 16, 2019|accessdate=January 31, 2020}}</ref>
 
  
 
==Mission Statement==
 
==Mission Statement==
 
"To safeguard the interests and wellbeing of Charlottesville's neighborhoods through world-class customer services that provide community-oriented engineering, proactive code enforcement, and collaborative neighborhood planning."<ref name="nds">[http://www.charlottesville.org/index.aspx?page=31 Charlottesville Neighborhood Development Services]</ref>
 
"To safeguard the interests and wellbeing of Charlottesville's neighborhoods through world-class customer services that provide community-oriented engineering, proactive code enforcement, and collaborative neighborhood planning."<ref name="nds">[http://www.charlottesville.org/index.aspx?page=31 Charlottesville Neighborhood Development Services]</ref>
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==2020 Re-organization==
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The department is undergoing a transformation in the first year of Dr. [[Tarron Richardson]]'s tenure as [[City Manager]]. A new Director will be hired. Current director [[Alexander Ikefuna]] will serve as [[Deputy Director of Zoning]] and assistant director, [[Missy Creasy]], will fill the position of [[Deputy Director of Planning]] - both positions are new. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=City department head demoted in reorganization|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city-department-head-demoted-in-reorganization/article_a6594f42-242f-538c-b22c-320e3d1cf391.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=A1|printdate=February 15, 2020|publishdate=February 15, 2020|accessdate=February 18, 2020}}</ref>
  
The department is charged with assisting developers seeking to build in the City of Charlottesville.  
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Some functions of the department are being moved to the [[Department of Public Works]]. <ref>{{cite web|title=City of Charlottesville Operations|url=https://cvillepedia.org/File:2019_10_03_CADRe_Ops_Portfolio_Presentation.pdf|author=|work=Presentation|publisher=City of Charlottesville|location=|publishdate=October 16, 2019|accessdate=January 31, 2020}}</ref>
 
 
==Contact==
 
The office is located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, entrance is off Main Street (the entrance on Market Street is closed). The mailing address is:
 
 
 
:Neighborhood Development Services
 
:610 East Market Street
 
:P.O. Box 911
 
:Charlottesville, VA 22902
 
:434-970-3182; 434-970-3359 (fax)
 
  
 
==Director==
 
==Director==
Position vacant (as of February 2020)
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[[Alexander Ikefuna]], interim
 
:[[City Manager]], [[Tarron Richardson]], announced on February 15, 2020 that a new director will be hired.<ref>{{cite-progress|title=City department head demoted in reorganization|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city-department-head-demoted-in-reorganization/article_a6594f42-242f-538c-b22c-320e3d1cf391.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=A1|printdate=February 15, 2020|publishdate=February 15, 2020|accessdate=February 18, 2020}}</ref>
 
:[[City Manager]], [[Tarron Richardson]], announced on February 15, 2020 that a new director will be hired.<ref>{{cite-progress|title=City department head demoted in reorganization|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city-department-head-demoted-in-reorganization/article_a6594f42-242f-538c-b22c-320e3d1cf391.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=A1|printdate=February 15, 2020|publishdate=February 15, 2020|accessdate=February 18, 2020}}</ref>
  
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:Tolbert left to take a job as Assistant City Manager for Planning and Neighborhood Services in Georgia. <ref name="reporter">{{cite web|title=Sandy Springs names James Tolbert assistant city manager|url=http://www.reporternewspapers.net/2015/01/08/sandy-springs-names-james-tolbert-assistant-city-manager/|author=Reporter Newspapers|work=|publisher=Reporter Newspapers|location=|publishdate=January 8, 2015|accessdate=February 18, 2020}}</ref>
 
:Tolbert left to take a job as Assistant City Manager for Planning and Neighborhood Services in Georgia. <ref name="reporter">{{cite web|title=Sandy Springs names James Tolbert assistant city manager|url=http://www.reporternewspapers.net/2015/01/08/sandy-springs-names-james-tolbert-assistant-city-manager/|author=Reporter Newspapers|work=|publisher=Reporter Newspapers|location=|publishdate=January 8, 2015|accessdate=February 18, 2020}}</ref>
  
==Staff==
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==Department Personnel==
*Vacant, Director (as of February 2020)
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*[[Alexander Ikefuna]], Interim Director
*[[Missy Creasy]], Deputy Director for Planning (as of February 2020)
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: As part of the 2020 Department re-organization, Alexander Ikefuna, will fill the new office of [[Deputy Director for Zoning]]
*[[Alexander Ikefuna]], Deputy Director for Zoning (as of February 2020)
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*[[Missy Creasy]], Assistant Director
*[[Tony Edwards]], Development Services Manager (as of February 2020)
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: As part of the 2020 Department re-organization, Missy Creasy will fill the new position of [[Deputy Director for Planning]]
==ADMINISTRATION==
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*[[Tony Edwards]], Development Services Manager
===Office Administrator===  
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===ADMINISTRATION===
*Sharon D. Patterson  
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*Sharon D. Patterson, Office Administrator
==Permit Technician==
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*Deronda Eubanks, Permit Technician
*Deronda Eubanks
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*Lisa Barmore, Permit Technician
*Lisa Barmore
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===Assistant to NDS Boards and Commissions===
==Assistant to NDS Boards and Commissions==
 
 
*[[Kari Spitler]]
 
*[[Kari Spitler]]
  
 
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===BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ACCESS===   
==BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ACCESS==  (moving to public works)  
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(Note: Dept. moving to [[Department of Public Works]])  
===Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator===
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*[[Amanda Poncy]], Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator
*[[Amanda Poncy]], AICP
 
 
===Safe Routes to School Coordinator===
 
===Safe Routes to School Coordinator===
*[[Kyle Rodland]]
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*[[Kyle Rodland]], Safe Routes to School Coordinator
===ADA Coordinator / Planner===
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===ADA ===
 
*Vacant
 
*Vacant
==BUILDING INSPECTIONS==
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===BUILDING INSPECTIONS===
===Building Official===  
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*[[Tom Elliott]], Building Official
*[[Tom Elliott]], CBO
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*[[Francis Vineyard]], Deputy Code Official & Plans Examiner  
===Deputy Code Official & Plans Examiner===
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*[[Gerald Soriano]], Building Inspector
*[[Francis Vineyard]]  
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*[[Robert Schwagerl]], Building Inspector
===Building Inspector===
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===ENGINEERING===
*[[Gerald Soriano]]
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*Jack Dawson, City Engineer
*Robert Schwagerl]]
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*Chris Sibold, Assistant City Engineer
==ENGINEERING==
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*Hugh Blake, Civil Engineer
===City Engineer===
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*Jessica Akers, Civil Engineer
*Jack Dawson, PE
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*Brennen Duncan, City Traffic Engineer
===Assistant City Engineer===
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*Jerry Allen, Assistant Traffic Engineer
*Chris Sibold, PE
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*Eric Morris, Capital Projects Coordinator  
===Civil Engineer===
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*Steve Wright, Project Inspector  
*Hugh Blake, PE
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*Bradley Lamb, Survey Technician  
*Vacant
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*David Frazier, VSMP E&S Specialist
===City Traffic Engineer===
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===GIS===
*[[Brennen Duncan]], PE
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*Bob Brown, GIS Analyst
===Assistant Traffic Engineer===
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*Pamela Murray, GIS Technician
*Vacant
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===HISTORIC PRESERVATION===
===Capital Projects Coordinator===
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*[[Jeff Werner]], Historic Preservation & Design Planner
*Eric Morris
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*Camie Mess, Assistant Historic Preservation & Design Planner
===Project Inspector===
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===HOUSING===
*Steve Wright
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*John Sales, Housing Program Coordinator
===Survey Technician===
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*Erin Atak, Grants Coordinator  
*Bradley Lamb
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===PLANNING===
===VSMP ENS Specialist===
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*[[Brian Haluska]], Principal Planner
*[[David Frazier]]
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*[[Carrie Rainey]], Urban Designer
===GIS Analyst===
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*[[Matt Alfele]], Neighborhood Planner
*Bob Brown
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*[[Joey Winter]], Neighborhood Planner
===GIS Technician===
 
*Pamela Murray  
 
==HISTORIC PRESERVATION==
 
===Historic Preservation & Design Planner===  
 
*[[Jeff Werner]]
 
===Historic Preservation Assistant===
 
*Camie Mess
 
==HOUSING==
 
===Housing Development Specialist===
 
*Vacant
 
===Grants and Section 3 Coordinator===
 
*Vacant
 
==PLANNING==
 
===Principal Planner===  
 
*[[Brian Haluska]], AICP
 
===Urban Designer===
 
*[[Carrie Rainey]], RLA
 
===Neighborhood Planners===
 
*[[Matt Alfele]], AICP
 
*[[Joey Winter]]  
 
 
====Former Neighborhood Planners====
 
====Former Neighborhood Planners====
 
*[[Heather Newmyer]]
 
*[[Heather Newmyer]]
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*[[Michael Smith]]
 
*[[Michael Smith]]
 
*[[Ashley Cooper]]
 
*[[Ashley Cooper]]
==PROPERTY MAINTENANCE==
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===PROPERTY MAINTENANCE===
===Property Maintenance Code Official===
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*Patricia Carrington, Property Maintenance Code Official
*Patricia Carrington
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*Matt Fichter, Property Maintenance Inspector
===Property Maintenance Inspector===
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*Matt McCracken, Property Maintenance Inspector
*Matt Fichter
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===ROADWAY PROJECTS===
==ROADWAY PROJECTS==
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*Jeanette Janiczek, Urban Construction Initiative Program Manager
=== Urban Construction Initiative Program Manager===
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===ZONING===
*Jeanette Janiczek
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*[[Read Brodhead]], Zoning Administrator  
==ZONING==
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*[[Craig Fabio]], Assistant Zoning Administrator
===Zoning Administrator===  
 
*[[Read Brodhead]]  
 
===Assistant Zoning Administrator===
 
*[[Craig Fabio]]  
 
 
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==References==
 
==References==
 
{{reflist}}
 
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Revision as of 10:32, 20 February 2020

2018-City Government Organizational Chart
2015-Department Organizational Chart

Charlottesville's Department of Neighborhood Development Services manages planning, zoning, and development in the city. The department in its current form was created in 1998 through a consolidation of several other departments.

The department is located in City Hall and is charged with assisting developers seeking to build in the City of Charlottesville.

Mission Statement

"To safeguard the interests and wellbeing of Charlottesville's neighborhoods through world-class customer services that provide community-oriented engineering, proactive code enforcement, and collaborative neighborhood planning."[1]

2020 Re-organization

The department is undergoing a transformation in the first year of Dr. Tarron Richardson's tenure as City Manager. A new Director will be hired. Current director Alexander Ikefuna will serve as Deputy Director of Zoning and assistant director, Missy Creasy, will fill the position of Deputy Director of Planning - both positions are new. [2]

Some functions of the department are being moved to the Department of Public Works. [3]

Director

Alexander Ikefuna, interim

City Manager, Tarron Richardson, announced on February 15, 2020 that a new director will be hired.[4]

Former Directors

Following the resignation of Jim Tolbert, Alexander Ikefuna was hired by City Manager Maurice Jones, and took over in 2015.[5]
Tolbert left to take a job as Assistant City Manager for Planning and Neighborhood Services in Georgia. [5]

Department Personnel

As part of the 2020 Department re-organization, Alexander Ikefuna, will fill the new office of Deputy Director for Zoning
As part of the 2020 Department re-organization, Missy Creasy will fill the new position of Deputy Director for Planning

ADMINISTRATION

  • Sharon D. Patterson, Office Administrator
  • Deronda Eubanks, Permit Technician
  • Lisa Barmore, Permit Technician

Assistant to NDS Boards and Commissions

BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ACCESS

(Note: Dept. moving to Department of Public Works)

Safe Routes to School Coordinator

ADA

  • Vacant

BUILDING INSPECTIONS

ENGINEERING

  • Jack Dawson, City Engineer
  • Chris Sibold, Assistant City Engineer
  • Hugh Blake, Civil Engineer
  • Jessica Akers, Civil Engineer
  • Brennen Duncan, City Traffic Engineer
  • Jerry Allen, Assistant Traffic Engineer
  • Eric Morris, Capital Projects Coordinator
  • Steve Wright, Project Inspector
  • Bradley Lamb, Survey Technician
  • David Frazier, VSMP E&S Specialist

GIS

  • Bob Brown, GIS Analyst
  • Pamela Murray, GIS Technician

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

  • Jeff Werner, Historic Preservation & Design Planner
  • Camie Mess, Assistant Historic Preservation & Design Planner

HOUSING

  • John Sales, Housing Program Coordinator
  • Erin Atak, Grants Coordinator

PLANNING

Former Neighborhood Planners

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

  • Patricia Carrington, Property Maintenance Code Official
  • Matt Fichter, Property Maintenance Inspector
  • Matt McCracken, Property Maintenance Inspector

ROADWAY PROJECTS

  • Jeanette Janiczek, Urban Construction Initiative Program Manager

ZONING


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References

  1. Charlottesville Neighborhood Development Services
  2. Web. City department head demoted in reorganization, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 15, 2020, retrieved February 18, 2020. Print. February 15, 2020 page A1.
  3. Web. City of Charlottesville Operations, Presentation, City of Charlottesville, October 16, 2019, retrieved January 31, 2020.
  4. Web. City department head demoted in reorganization, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 15, 2020, retrieved February 18, 2020. Print. February 15, 2020 page A1.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Web. Sandy Springs names James Tolbert assistant city manager, Reporter Newspapers, Reporter Newspapers, January 8, 2015, retrieved January 10, 2015. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "reporter" defined multiple times with different content

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