Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program

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Current Size: 80%

The HCAP program awards funds to approved applicants on a rolling 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.

Upcoming 2022 Application Submission Deadlines:

  • January 26, 2022
  • February 23, 2022
  • March 30, 2022
  • April 27, 2022
  • May 25, 2022
  • June 29, 2022
  • July 27, 2022
  • August 31, 2022
  • September 28. 2022
  • October 19, 2022
  • November 16, 2022

 

How do I start the process?

Complete the fillable Site Visit Request Form PDF[120KB].  

Submit the completed Site Visit Request 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%

$15,000

Bioretention (BR)

75%

$20,000

Permeable Pavement (PP)

75%

$15,000

Green Roof (GR)

75%

$15,000

Proprietary Filtering Devices (FD)

75%

$20,000

Program Reference Documents 

HCAP Manual PDF[611KB]

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