Neighborhood 5

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Neighborhood 5 is one of Albemarle County's designated growth areas. It is located south of Charlottesville, in the Southern Urban Area and includes Old Lynchburg Road.


Location

Neighborhood 5 is bounded on the east by Biscuit Run State Park, on the south by a series of lakes and a tributary to Biscuit Run Creek, on the west by Route 631, a ridge line and utility easement, the 700 foot contour, Route 29 and the Interstate 64 interchange and on the north by Moores Creek.


Demographics

At August 2007, there are an estimated 1,951 dwelling units and a population of 4,061[1].


Developments


Future development

Neighborhood 5 and Neighborhood 4 are the remaining county growth areas that have not yet gone through the master planning process. A forum of that will occur in 2012 as part of the update of the Albemarle County Comprehensive Plan. [2] [3]

Neighborhood 5 is home to a large tract of undeveloped land known as the Granger property. Planning is to be guided by the Southern Area B Study. It had been anticipated that the Biscuit Run development would bring 3,100 additional homes to the area but that project was canceled when the owners sold the land to the state of Virginia for creation of the Biscuit Run State Park.

References

  1. Web. Neighborhood Five Land Use Plan, County of Albemarle. Department of Community Development, August 1, 2007, retrieved 28 June 2010.
  2. Web. Albemarle to Hold Master Plan Meeting for Southern Urban Neighborhoods, County of Albemarle, February 21, 2012, retrieved February 23, 2012.
  3. Web. Albemarle seeks input on possible growth area expansion, Aaron Richardson, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, March 3, 2012, retrieved March 5, 2012.


External links

Neighborhood 5 land use plan