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American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

The City has been awarded $23.8 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to be used to support our community and address needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Housing Development Fund

The Harrisonburg City Council allocated $2,000,000 of the City’s ARPA funding for a Housing Development Fund in order to expand the supply of accessible and affordable housing.

Personal Property Tax

Personal Property Taxes Due - The City of Harrisonburg levies a personal property tax on all taxable tangible personal property located in the City.

Residential Parking Permits

Residential parking permits are valid from July 1 to June 30 of the following year of purchase.

Dog Licenses

Individuals owning a dog within the City of Harrisonburg are required to obtain a dog license for each dog he/she owns pursuant Section 15-2-8 of the Harrisonburg City Code.

Press Releases

The City posts press releases and public information online! Find press releases from the past few years in the Press Releases Archive.

Bus Schedules and Maps

Harrisonburg Department of Public Transportation bus route schedules and maps.

Bus Service

HDPT Priorities: Safety. Customer Service. Schedule. Find information on Harrisonburg bus routes and bus services.

Swimming and Aquatics

The Westover Swimming Pool Complex has an Olympic pool, diving pool, and a splash pad. The Olympic pool is handicapped accessible in the summer.


The Adult Kickball League season will run from August to October.

Elevator Installation and Inspections

An elevator permit is required for the design, construction, installation, alteration, and repair of an elevator or conveyance system.

Building Inspections

The Building Inspections Division of the Department of Planning & Community Development pursues quick and efficient review of plans and inspections for fair interpretation and enforcement of all State-adopted building codes and associated regulations, while educating the public and promoting safety.