The Planning Commission is comprised of seven city residents, of which one is a City Council member, serving four-year terms (two term maximum). They typically meet once a month to consider requests from citizens and developers on issues such as rezonings, special use permits, major subdivisions, and street and alley closings. The Commission's recommendations are forwarded to City Council to help their decision-making. The Commission also assists the City with special projects such as ordinance revisions and special sub-committees.
Four years; two successive.
Agendas, Minutes, and Packets
Regular Planning Commission meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month, beginning at 7:00pm in City Council Chambers located at 409 South Main Street. View the 2012 Planning Commission meeting dates and application deadlines:
December 11 Planning Commission Meeting Announcement:
With no new items to review for the December 11, 2013 Harrisonburg Planning Commission agenda, the regularly scheduled meeting is canceled. However, the Commission will meet in City Council chambers at 7:00pm on Wednesday, December 11 (the regular monthly meeting time) to hold a worksession to discuss the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) document. This worksession is open to the public.
Rules of Procedure
[53KB] Rules of Procedure
|Commission Member, Position||Term||Expiration||Address|
|Mr. Gil Colman||1st||12-31-16||815 Elmwood Drive|
|Ms. Judith Dilts||1st||12-31-14||346 Franklin Street|
|Mr. MuAwia Da'Mes, Vice-Chair||2nd||12-31-16||81 Rex Road|
|Mr. Jefferson Heatwole||1st||12-31-16||310 S. Dogwood Drive|
|Mr. Henry Way||1st||12-31-15||288 Franklin Street|
|Mrs. Debra Fitzgerald, Chair||1st||12-31-14||93 Middlebrook Street|
|Mr. Richard Baugh, Council Member||Tenure of Office||Appointed
|79 Hope Street|
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