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Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program

  • Increase
  • Normal
  • Decrease

Current Size: 80%

The HCAP program awards funds to approved applicants on a quarterly basis contingent on available funding. Interested property owners are encouraged to submit applications to the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District throughout the year.

FY21 Deadlines

  • December 31, 2020
  • March 2021 (specific date to be determined)

How to Apply?

Fill out a Site Visit Request Form PDF[435KB].

Submit the completed form to Chelsea Trice at chelsea.trice@svswcd.org

Who is Eligible?

Eligible

  • Private, non-profit, and commercial property owners within the City of Harrisonburg 
  • Property owners desiring to treat on-site stormwater drainage

Not Eligible

  • Any property owner not within the City of Harrisonburg
  • New construction
  • Property owners attempting to meet regulatory requirements
  • Property owners seeking to participate in Nutrient Trading
  • Sites treating offsite stormwater drainage 

Practices, Cost Share Rates, and Caps

HCAP Practice

Cost Share Rate

Cost Share Cap

Impervious Surface Removal (ISR)

75%

$7,500

Conservation Landscaping-Meadow (CL-M)

75%

$3,500

Conservation Landscaping-Trees (CL-T)

75%

$3,500

Rain Garden (RG)

75%

$3,500

Wet Swale (WS)

75%

$10,000

Dry Swale (DS)

75%

$10,000

Rainwater Harvesting (RH)

75%

$10,000

Bioretention (BR)

75%

$15,000

Permeable Pavement (PP)

75%

$15,000

Green Roof (GR)

75%

$15,000

Proprietary Filtering Devices (FD)

75%

$15,000

Program Reference Documents 

HCAP Manual PDF[619KB]

General Terms and Conditions PDF icon [162KB]

 

 

Looking for More Information?

Contact Chelsea Trice at the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District. 

Phone: 540-534-3055

Email: chelsea.trice@svswcd.org