A space facing the Village Green in Chester has been vacant since an accident took place while building there in 2008. The property is 0.6 acres and is located in the southwest corner of Fountain Square Plaza and Chester Village Drive. Now, after a lot of discussion over what... Read more
The Bike & Trail plan was considered this week by the Chesterfield Planning Commission. There are currently 40 miles of bikeways and trails on the ground today, with an additional eight miles of projects currently underway and 28 miles would be added to the network over the next 10... Read more
Community input sought for Jeff Davis plan

Two community workshops are planned this month to gather community input for the Northern Jefferson Davis Corridor Special Area Plan.

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The county intends to apply for funds allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to cover costs for a number of programs involving safe routes for non drivers, historic assets, vegetation management and wild life preservation. The Transportation Alternatives Projects will weighed by the... Read more
New retail and residential on the books for Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester could see some improvements just north of Route 10. Two separate developments, one a combination retail and multifamily, and the other an over 55 development, could be completed in 2017. Shoppes Moore’s Lake is beginning to offer preleases through Thalhimer Real Estate. The retail space will total 300,000... Read more
New home build grows in fits and starts
Home building is not always boom or bust. But this year, Chesterfield home-building permits for new houses are not keeping pace with last year. New permits in July this year were up over July of last year – 128 to 112 respectively. But analyzing the year-to-date results, the county... Read more
The Chesterfield County Preservation Committee will meet on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. to review two proposed changes to historic properties in the county, called “Certificates of Appropriateness.” Properties to be discussed include Magnolia Grange, 10201 Iron Bridge Rd. that has applied to install a fresh air intake. The... Read more
Neighbors oppose special events venue
Virginia  Arandall is concerned that a bed and breakfast and special events venue could be approved in her neighborhood. But she is not alone. Other residents in her neighborhood, off Hopkins Road in the in Meadowbrook area, are also concerned. Residents of the Windy Oaks Lane/Sunbeam Road neighborhood are... Read more
Historic Edgewood House Could Soon Be Bed & Breakfest
A bed and breakfast and special events venue could be approved in a historic house just north of the newly constructed Walmart in North Chesterfield. The proposed B and B would be located in the historic Edgewood House on Hopkins Road. The Chesterfield County Planning Commission on July 21... Read more
Walking or Riding
As it continues to work on filling the gap of the “Moving Forward… the Comprehensive Plan for Chesterfield,” which includes smaller area plans, the Chesterfield County Planning Department planners are drafting the bicycles and trails facility plan, a Phase II implementation. The draft Bikeways & Trails plan is only... Read more