Culpeper County, like Loudoun, has many miles of unpaved rural roads and driveways. In January the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District published the Dirt and Gravel Road Best Management Practice Guide: A Landowner’s Handbook to Building and Maintaining Private Roadways. Funding for the handbook came from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund. From the guide’s […]
Coalition continues its campaign to ensure that citizen priorities are recaptured in the draft Comprehensive Plan.
Read about the Coalition’s new Emerald Ribbons initiative here.
Issues by Topic
Comprehensive Plan Update
Loudoun County’s update of its General Plan has begun; it’s vital that citizens have a seat at the table as the primary stakeholders in the revision process. The final document will affect all aspects of our daily lives for the next decade: our commutes, our neighborhoods, our schools, our leisure time—in short, our quality of […]
Rural Roads and Bridges
The Rural Roads Committee has worked for the past several years to increase the repair and maintenance priority of unpaved rural roads through state legislation and consultation with VDOT. When historic bridges need major repair or replacement, it works with VDOT to ensure that the work is compatible with a rural setting.
The Conservation Easement Committee has worked closely with Loudoun County staff to institute a stewardship program for county-held conservation easements. This work continues with new initiative.
The Coalition monitors environmental issues in Loudoun that underpin healthy ecological systems, such as the Limestone Overlay District ordinance, water quality, and floodplain and steep slopes regulations. The Coalition monitors development applications to ensure the environmental issues are considered, including tree save and animal and bird habitat.
The Coalition was instrumental in creating the Loudoun County Heritage Plan and the Heritage Commission and the preservation of the Phase 1 Archeological Survey. And responds to threats to individual buildings or sites of importance.
There are no upcoming events at this time.