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==Residential==
 
==Residential==
 
Residential zones are classified in the following categories (§34-350)
 
Residential zones are classified in the following categories (§34-350)
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*Single-family (R-1): low-density areas where the dominate pattern of residential development is the single-family dwelling.
 
*Single-family (R-1): low-density areas where the dominate pattern of residential development is the single-family dwelling.
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:*R-1; low-density residential areas
 
:*R-1; low-density residential areas
 
:*R-1S; low-density residential areas characterized by smaller lots
 
:*R-1S; low-density residential areas characterized by smaller lots
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*Two-family (R-2): low-density areas where additional housing opportunities are available beyond the single-family dwelling
 
*Two-family (R-2): low-density areas where additional housing opportunities are available beyond the single-family dwelling
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:*R-2; low-density residential areas in which single-family attached and two-family dwellings are encouraged
 
:*R-2; low-density residential areas in which single-family attached and two-family dwellings are encouraged
 
:*R-2U; low density residential areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which single-family attached and two-family dwellings are encouraged
 
:*R-2U; low density residential areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which single-family attached and two-family dwellings are encouraged
  
 
*Multifamily: areas for medium-density and high-density residential development, with the high density permitted only when harmonious with surrounding areas
 
*Multifamily: areas for medium-density and high-density residential development, with the high density permitted only when harmonious with surrounding areas
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:*R-3; medium-density residential areas in which medium-density developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged
 
:*R-3; medium-density residential areas in which medium-density developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged
 
:*R-UMD; (University Medium Density) areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which medium-density developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged
 
:*R-UMD; (University Medium Density) areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which medium-density developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged
 
:*R-UHD; (University High Density) areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which high-density residential developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged  
 
:*R-UHD; (University High Density) areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which high-density residential developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged  
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Generally speaking, the older residential neighborhoods such as Fifeville, North Downtown, Woolen Mills and Rose Hill are predominantly R-1S, with smaller properties characterizing a pre-World War II development pattern. “Newer” residential neighborhoods, like Greenbrier, Meadowbrook Heights and The Meadows that developed after World War II are predominantly R-1.
 
Generally speaking, the older residential neighborhoods such as Fifeville, North Downtown, Woolen Mills and Rose Hill are predominantly R-1S, with smaller properties characterizing a pre-World War II development pattern. “Newer” residential neighborhoods, like Greenbrier, Meadowbrook Heights and The Meadows that developed after World War II are predominantly R-1.
  
 
Pockets of two-family zoning can be seen in the Fry’s Spring, Martha Jefferson, Starr Hill, Fifeville and Belmont neighborhoods. Neighborhoods like Lewis Mountain and Venable contain most of the city’s R-1U zoning, and the Jefferson Park Avenue neighborhood has the majority of the city’s R-2U zoning.  
 
Pockets of two-family zoning can be seen in the Fry’s Spring, Martha Jefferson, Starr Hill, Fifeville and Belmont neighborhoods. Neighborhoods like Lewis Mountain and Venable contain most of the city’s R-1U zoning, and the Jefferson Park Avenue neighborhood has the majority of the city’s R-2U zoning.  
  
The medium-density R-3 property is minimal, mostly confined to the northern tip of Park Street and to sites owned by the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority. The “university” multifamily zones (R-UMD and R-UHD) are seen exclusively in the Jefferson Park Avenue and Venable neighborhoods.<ref> https://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=16311</ref>
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The medium-density R-3 property is minimal, mostly confined to the northern tip of Park Street and to sites owned by the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority. The “university” multifamily zones (R-UMD and R-UHD) are seen exclusively in the Jefferson Park Avenue and Venable neighborhoods.<ref>https://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=16311</ref>
  
 
* McIntire-5th Residential
 
* McIntire-5th Residential
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==Commercial==
 
==Commercial==
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*[[B-1]]
 
*[[B-1]]
 
*B-3
 
*B-3
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==Industrial==
 
==Industrial==
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*M-I
 
*M-I
 
*Industrial Corridor
 
*Industrial Corridor
  
 
==Mixed-use==
 
==Mixed-use==
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*Downtown Corridor
 
*Downtown Corridor
 
*Downtown Extended Corridor
 
*Downtown Extended Corridor
 
*Downtown North Corridor
 
*Downtown North Corridor
*[[West Main Street|West Main]] North Corridor
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*[[West Main Street|West Main]] West Corridor
*West Main South Corridor
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*West Main East Corridor
 
*Central City Corridor
 
*Central City Corridor
 
*Urban Corridor
 
*Urban Corridor
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==Overlay districts==
 
==Overlay districts==
 
These districts are in addition to the above.  
 
These districts are in addition to the above.  
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* Public [[Charlottesville Department of Parks and Recreation|Park]] Protection
 
* Public [[Charlottesville Department of Parks and Recreation|Park]] Protection
 
* [[Architectural Design Control District]]s and [[Individually Protected Properties]]
 
* [[Architectural Design Control District]]s and [[Individually Protected Properties]]
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==References==
 
==References==
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*{{cite web|url=http://www.charlottesville.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=14788|title=Zoning District Map|author=[[Department of Neighborhood Development Services]]|publisher=City of [[Charlottesville]]|accessdate=13 Jan 2010|publishdate=April 6, 2009, as amended July 22, 2009 and October 1, 2009}}
 
*{{cite web|url=http://www.charlottesville.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=14788|title=Zoning District Map|author=[[Department of Neighborhood Development Services]]|publisher=City of [[Charlottesville]]|accessdate=13 Jan 2010|publishdate=April 6, 2009, as amended July 22, 2009 and October 1, 2009}}
  
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[[Category:Charlottesville government]]
 
[[Category:Charlottesville government]]
 
[[Category:Zoning|*]]
 
[[Category:Zoning|*]]
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Latest revision as of 21:02, 11 August 2019

Charlottesville's zoning is organized by districts, each with its own permitted uses. There are other types of zoning, the one most frequently brought up is a Form-Based Code. In general the focus of the form-based code in on the forms buildings take, rather than their use.

Charlottesville's zoning is organized by the following districts:

Within a category of zoning, such as Residential, there are various levels of intensity, or restrictiveness. R-1, the least intense and most restrictive, to R-3, the most intense and least restrictive. In general, the higher numbers are more intense and less restrictive than lower numbers. The first letter(s) of a zoning designation describes what general type it is (example: R, B or M) in Charlottesville’s Zoning Code, followed by a number; the higher the number, generally the more intense the land use.

Residential

Residential zones are classified in the following categories (§34-350)

  • Single-family (R-1): low-density areas where the dominate pattern of residential development is the single-family dwelling.
  • R-1; low-density residential areas
  • R-1S; low-density residential areas characterized by smaller lots
  • R-1U; low-density residential areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia
  • R-1SU; low-density residential areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia characterized by smaller lots
  • Two-family (R-2): low-density areas where additional housing opportunities are available beyond the single-family dwelling
  • R-2; low-density residential areas in which single-family attached and two-family dwellings are encouraged
  • R-2U; low density residential areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which single-family attached and two-family dwellings are encouraged
  • Multifamily: areas for medium-density and high-density residential development, with the high density permitted only when harmonious with surrounding areas
  • R-3; medium-density residential areas in which medium-density developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged
  • R-UMD; (University Medium Density) areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which medium-density developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged
  • R-UHD; (University High Density) areas in the vicinity of the University of Virginia in which high-density residential developments, including multifamily uses, are encouraged

Generally speaking, the older residential neighborhoods such as Fifeville, North Downtown, Woolen Mills and Rose Hill are predominantly R-1S, with smaller properties characterizing a pre-World War II development pattern. “Newer” residential neighborhoods, like Greenbrier, Meadowbrook Heights and The Meadows that developed after World War II are predominantly R-1.

Pockets of two-family zoning can be seen in the Fry’s Spring, Martha Jefferson, Starr Hill, Fifeville and Belmont neighborhoods. Neighborhoods like Lewis Mountain and Venable contain most of the city’s R-1U zoning, and the Jefferson Park Avenue neighborhood has the majority of the city’s R-2U zoning.

The medium-density R-3 property is minimal, mostly confined to the northern tip of Park Street and to sites owned by the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority. The “university” multifamily zones (R-UMD and R-UHD) are seen exclusively in the Jefferson Park Avenue and Venable neighborhoods.[1]

Commercial

  • B-1
  • B-3
  • B-2
  • Emmet Street Commercial

Industrial

  • M-I
  • Industrial Corridor

Mixed-use

  • Downtown Corridor
  • Downtown Extended Corridor
  • Downtown North Corridor
  • West Main West Corridor
  • West Main East Corridor
  • Central City Corridor
  • Urban Corridor
  • High Street Corridor
  • Highway Corridor
  • Neighborhood Commercial Corridor
  • Cherry Avenue Corridor
  • South Street District Corridor
  • The Corner District Corridor
  • Water Street District Corridor

Overlay districts

These districts are in addition to the above.

References