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Site Development

Erosion and Sediment Control Documents

Comprehensive Site Plan Documents

Public Access Permit Document

Erosion and Sediment Control Documents
Visit the Municipal Code websiteExternal Link to view the City's Erosion and Sedimentation OrdinanceExternal Link.

Questions regarding land disturbance permits can be answered by the Engineering Division at 540-432-7700.


PDF[2.58MB] Erosion and Sediment Control: A Guide for Single Family Dwellings in the City of Harrisonburg
PDF[72KB] Erosion and Sediment Control procedure Letter to builders, contractors, developers, engineers and excavators explaining new procedures


Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Law, Regulations, and Certification Regulations - Please visit the Department of Environmental Quality website for complete and up-to-date state documents.


Applications and forms for site and single family home land disturbances:
PDF[686KB] Agreement in Lieu of an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan
PDF[211KB] Land Disturbing Permit Application


Current Permitted Sites for Land-Disturbing

To report construction site issues concerning erosion and sediment control problems or storm water run-off, please call the Department of Planning and Community Development at 540-432-7700.


Comprehensive Site Plan Documents

Design and Construction Standards Manual (DCSM)

Applications, forms and procedures for site plan review:

PDF[13KB] Fire Chief Review Application
PDF[1.3MB] Hydrological Unit Codes map for the City of Harrisonburg

PDF[24KB] Procedures for Site Plan Review
PDF[66KB] Schedule Agreement for Public Facilities
PDF[59KB] Comprehensive Site Plan Review Application

PDF[57KB] Traffic Impact Analysis Procedures
PDF[12KB] Traffic Impact Analysis Form


Public Access Permit Application

PDF[49KB] Public Access Permit