boardsThe Charlottesville City Council appoints members to a wide variety of Boards and Commissions, encouraging members to participate in discussions that affect and shape the future of our City. We believe it is not only a right, but a responsibility of interested and capable citizens to become engaged in local government policy by advising the City Council on important community-related issues. Serving on a Board or Commission is an excellent way to make a personal contribution to Charlottesville's growth and can be a rewarding experience for everyone.

Applications for the following Boards and Commissions will be accepted through Friday, March 6 for consideration at the March 16, 2020, City Council meeting.

  • Parking Advisory Panel - 2 vacancies (Eligible candidates must either be a property owner, operator or employee of a business within two blocks of the metered area with a minimum of one hourly employee)

TO APPLY: Download an APPLICATION (en español). Preference is given to City of Charlottesville residents unless a specific position indicates otherwise.

Once you have downloaded and completed the application, please SAVE and email to clerk@charlottesville.org, or send via mail to P.O. Box 911, Charlottesville, VA, 22902, ATTN: Clerk of Council - Boards & Commissions.


Charlottesville City Council reviews Boards & Commissions applications on a quarterly basis after an opening has been posted for a minimum of 30 days, unless Council determines a vacancy needs to be filled sooner and a deadline is posted otherwise.  Council may extend a deadline as necessary. The appointment schedule for 2020 is as follows:

  • March 16, 2020 (application deadline March 6, 2020)
  • June 15, 2020 (application deadline June 5, 2020)
  • September 21, 2020 (application deadline September 11, 2020)
  • December 21, 2020 (application deadline December 11, 2020)