providing regional vision, collaborative
leadership and professional service

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission assists our local member governments, partners, and stakeholders with a variety of technical and program services . These include grant application assistance, management services for program implementation, land use planning services and mapping.

Areas of involvement

Learn more about the projects and initiatives we’re involved in.

Upcoming Events


Commission Meeting

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Water Street Center

About us

The TJPDC is guided by a locally appointed, twelve member Commission, of which at least 51% are local elected officials. Member localities include the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. Commission meetings, which are open to the public, are held the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm in the TJPDC Office.

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The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) seeks branding and marketing services to develop a recognizable program name, logo, tagline, website, and strategic marketing materials to help people with disabilities, older adults and the agencies that serve them understand what

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The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) seeks a qualified applicant for a full-time Regional Planner to join our team. As a Regional Planner at the TJPDC, you will play a pivotal role in housing-related and other regional/community planning initiatives.

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featured programs

Transportation, Community, Housing, Environment; learn more about our ongoing work.

Regional Housing Partnership

An official advisory board, created by the TJPDC in partnership with the public, private, non-profit, and citizen stakeholders related to housing.

LegislativE services

The TJPDC Legislative Liaison represents the interests and positions of the region’s localities before the state legislature and other state policymakers.

rural transportation program

The TJPDC’s Rural Transportation Program (RTP) is a cooperative forum for transportation planning in the region, providing assistance and expertise to the region’s rural communities.

Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP)

Watershed Implementation Plans or WIPs, are the roadmap for how Bay states and the District of Columbia, in partnership with federal and local governments, will attain Chesapeake Bay water quality standards.