Public Notice: Review and Comment on the new Economic Development Plan

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission Invites All Community Members and Stakeholders to Review and Comment on New Economic Development Plan

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission is pleased to announce the release of its Comprehensive Economic Development Plan (CEDS) for public review and comment. In accordance with the requirements set forth by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), the CEDS will be available for a 30-day statutory review period, commencing on March 27, 2024 and concluding on April 27, 2024.

During this period, the TJPDC encourages all residents, businesses, community organizations, and stakeholders to review the proposed plan and provide valuable feedback. The CEDS outlines a strategic vision and actionable goals aimed at fostering economic growth, job creation, and sustainable development within our community. Your insights and perspectives are crucial in ensuring that the plan accurately reflects the needs and aspirations of our diverse economic landscape.

The CEDS document can be accessed online at or in person at the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission offices at 401 E. Water Street, Charlottesville VA. Comments and suggestions can be submitted electronically through this form: We value your input and look forward to engaging in a constructive dialogue that will shape the future of our local economy.

About the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC)

The TJPDC is a regional planning agency that offers a broad range of services in the areas of transportation, community development, housing, economic development, land-use/planning, environmental programming, as well as legislative services. The TJPDC serves the member governments within the Planning District, to include the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. The TJPDC currently houses the region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and coordinates a wide variety of short-range and long-range urban and rural transportation, planning, environment, housing, and community development projects.