Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program

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The Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program (HCAP) is an urban cost share program that provides financial incentives and technical assistance to property owners installing stormwater projects in Harrisonburg. The City of Harrisonburg provides funding to the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District to administer the HCAP program. 

The deadline to apply for the third round of funding is April 1, 2020. 

How to Apply?

Fill out a Site Visit Request Form PDF[400KB].

 

Submit 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

Vegetated Stormwater Conveyance

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

 

HCAP Manual PDF[1MB]

 

 

Looking for More Information?

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

Phone: 540-433-2853 ext. 3055

Email: chelsea.trice@svswcd.org