Advocacy

 

Government is the people’s business.
The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce serves over 1,400 businesses by advocating for initiatives and public policies which enhance the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville region.The Chamber actively advocates for policies and member projects that seek to improve our community and further our localities respective Comprehensive Plans. The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce serves over 1,400 businesses by advocating for initiatives and public policies which enhance the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville region.
Unabashedly pro-business, we recognize the import of appropriate land use regulations to ensure the responsible development of an economically diverse and viable community.
Examples of our policy advocacy efforts include the Community Water Supply Plan; where we stood alongside the Piedmont Environmental Council, The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS®, The Free Enterprise Forum, and the Southern Environmental Law Center in support of the 50-year water supply plan.
Always working to support our members, the Chamber has been a vocal supporter of the West 2nd Street and other member projects that seek to bring the community vetted vision of the Comprehensive Plan to reality.
 
 

Workforce Credentials Initiative

Chamber Code of Public Policies-2016

Our Mission

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business, and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.