- January 2 – Charlottesville City Council (1960-1962) unanimously adopted a new section of the city Building Code entitled: “Family Fallout Shelters”, which was offered at the meeting of the council on December 18, 1961. 
- September 13 – Charlottesville School Board votes to recommend that City Council reinstate a compulsory school attendance law that had been suspended when schools were ordered to be desegregated. Many in Charlottesville continued to resist. 
- ↑ http://weblink.charlottesville.org/public/0/doc/196663/Page1.aspx
- ↑ Web. School Board to Urge Reinstating City Compulsory Attendance Law, Ruth Payne, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, September 14, 1962, retrieved September 15, 2022. Print. September 14, 1962 page 1.