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Boards & Commissions

Do you have a passion to improve the community you live in and help make Harrisonburg one of the best places to live in Virginia?  If so, we encourage you to get involved!  Volunteer to serve on a council, board or commission.  Start by filling out the application below. Only citizens of the City of Harrisonburg may apply.

PDF[119KB] Application Form


Are you currently serving and interested in serving another term? Fill out this application below.

PDF[303KB] Re-appointment Application Form


 Current/Upcoming Vacancies:

Board of Equalization - One upcoming

Board of Zoning Appeals - One current

Building Code Board of Appeals - Three upcoming

Community Policy and Management Team - One upcoming (Private Organization)

Planning Commission - Two upcoming

Economic Development Advisory Committee - Two current

Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority - Two upcoming

Industrial Development Authority - Two current

Parks and Recreation Commission - One upcoming (West)

Tree Advisory Board  - One current

Transportation Safety and Advisory Commission - One current (At-large); Two upcoming



Return the volunteer application to the address below.

City Municipal Building
345 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801