About the Rockfish Valley Area Plan (RVAP)
The RVAP is a public community planning effort focusing on the Rockfish Valley (including Afton, Nellysford, Beech Grove, and Woods Mill). The project is being led by Nelson County staff with assistance from the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission.
For more information about the RVAP project, please reference the following “project intro” handout materials. And please consider participating in the project by completing and submitting the survey and/or other public participation materials; and/or by attending upcoming public meetings (date and location to be determined – see below).
[Project Introduction Materials]:
[Public Participation Materials]:
The following materials (below) can be completed and submitted via any of the following methods:
- deliver to: Planning & Zoning Department – 80 Front Street – Lovingston, VA
- mail to: County of Nelson – Planning & Zoning – P.O. Box 558 – Lovingston, VA 22949
- scan and email to: Stormy Hopkins at firstname.lastname@example.org
- fax to: (434)-263-7086
RVAP Project Update: “AFID Planning Grant”
The Rockfish Valley Area Plan was recently awarded a Planning Grant from the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund (AFID), which is a program administered through the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS).
This grant award, announced on November 16, 2015, will provide Nelson County with additional resources to undertake and complete the RVAP project. County participation in this AFID Planning Grant program will include the establishment of a citizen-based working group to assist members of the RVAP project team.
For more information, please reference the following announcement and the AFID Planning Grant application:
(to be determined)
“Public Meeting 1: RVAP Project Introduction”
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Rockfish River Elementary School
200 Chapel Hollow Rd, Afton, VA 22920
This initial public meeting for the Rockfish Valley Area Plan was attended by more than 70 members of the public. After a project introduction slideshow was provided by the project team, the meeting transitioned to an “open house” format which allowed attendees to review informational exhibits and maps, to engage County staff and project team members with questions and feedback, and to complete and submit the (voluntary) public participation materials.