NEW! Video Recordings Now Available for Sessions 1 - 5 of Info Exchange Series on Small Area Plan (posted 10/21)
On Sept. 22 ANC3/4G presented the first in a series of events to discuss how the Small Area Planning process can help shape the Chevy Chase community's future. All 5 events that have taken place so far are available to view: the 1st session, "Small Area Plans: An Outside Expert Talks about What to Look for, Ask About, and What to Avoid” a conversation with Jeff Farner, Deputy Director of the Office of Planning and Zoning, Alexandria, VA ; the 2nd session, "Perspectives of High-Rise Residents in Chevy Chase, DC;" the 3rd session, “Creative Use of Space in Chevy Chase, DC: Leveraging Underutilized Space, Supporting Creatives & Entrepreneurs, and Ensuring Economic Vitality;” the 4th session, "Community Land Trusts: How Can They Bring Affordability to a Neighborhood Like Chevy Chase, DC?, and the 5th session, "Nonprofit Developers & Architects."
NEW! A Halloweeen Spooktacular on Sunday October 31 Along Conn. Ave. (10/18)
On Sunday, Oct. 31 from 2-5 pm CCCA is organizing the annual Halloween Spooktacular. Come on out and join neighbors and friends parading along the Conn. Ave business corridor as local businesses provide treats to all participants.
NEW! Park Story Nominated for Local First Award (10/18)
DC's 2021 Local First Awards voting is now taking place through Oct.22. One of Chevy Chase's own businesses, Park Story, is one of the 5 finalists in the Ripple Effect category - A business that supports the local economy by purchasing supplies and services from other local businesses, creating a Ripple Effect as money circulates within the local community. Congrats to Park Story for this recognition.
NEW! Deadline Extended Through October 22nd for Comments on Draft Vision and Goals Document Regarding Chevy Chase's Small Area Plan (10/11)
DC's Office of Planning (OP) has extended their deadline to Oct. 22nd to receive comments on their draft Vision and Goals document for Chevy Chase's Small Area Plan. OP's draft Vision and Goals document was developed based on different types of community engagement that took place from March through June, 2021. This included a series of virtual Visioning Workshops as well as an online Visioning Survey. OP is hoping that individuals read through the Chevy Chase SAP draft Vision and Goals and give comments in the space provided after each of the six themes. Comments are now open through October 22, 2021.
NEW! Mayor Bowser Again Extends Public Emergency Orders (10/10)
Mayor Bowser has extended the Covid-19 public emergency that began on March 20, 2020 to now last until January 7, 2022. See the full announcement.
NEW! Ward 3 Vision Presents an Illustrated 30 Year Vision for Chevy Chase DC (10/7)
On October 6th Historic Chevy Chase DC hosted a webinar, attended by over 100 people, titled "Picture the Plan: Let’s Talk about Shaping Chevy Chase DC's Future." The webinar featured representatives from Ward 3 Vision graphically depicting how adding sustainable, compact development, including affordable housing, along Connecticut Avenue -- from Chevy Chase Circle to Livingston Street -- might alter the streetscape. The video recording will soon be available on the HCCDC YouTube Channel. Until then, this is the Ward 3 Vision illustration of how they propose the Chevy Chase Conn. Ave corridor should be modified.
DDOT Extends New Residential Parking Permit Deadline (9/22)
DDOT has announced that the 2020 Annual Visitor Parking passes will remain valid through the end of 2021, providing more time for DC residents living on Residential Permit Parking (RPP) blocks to sign up for and start managing their visitor parking permits through the new ParkDC Permits online portal. The mobile app can be found on both the Apple Store or Google Play.
NEW! The Chevy Chase News & Notes October issue is out. Included in this month's issue: Maret coming to the grounds of the Episcopal Center for Children, What are their plans? Hold on to those 2020 visitor parking passes; Interested in art? Check out Ch/Art's free neighborhood studio art walk; Lock those scooters up after using them; Lafayette & Murch each celebrating their own Fall Festival & Fair; Looking to casually wager on sports? Betting kiosks coming to The Avenue; Much is going on with regard to the Chevy Chase Small Area Planning process; Ever run into Little Beast's Manager Meaghaan? Learn more about her and LB; and much more. 54 years ago The Kinks summed up autumn well with Autumn Almanac so enjoy whatever fall brings your way. Please subscribe to receive this newsletter directly via email when it is published. Your email address is never shared or used for any other purpose and visit the Newsletter Archive for past issues.