Community Development

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Engineering

The Engineering Division of the Department of Community Development provides professional services in engineering, surveying, geographic information systems (GIS), stormwater management and erosion and sediment control to create a high-quality, lasting and manageable developed environment.

Zoning Information

The zoning regulations and districts have been made in accordance with the comprehensive plan, to promote, in accordance with present and future needs, the health, safety, morals, order, convenience, prosperity and general welfare of the citizens of Harrisonburg, Virginia, and to provide for efficiency and economy in the process of development.

Permit Directory

The City of Harrisonburg administers a variety of permits. Most permits are administered by Department of Planning and Community Development staff who coordinate with other departments to ensure projects are undertaken in conjunction with all applicable ordinances, codes, and standards.

Capital Improvement Program

The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 through Fiscal Year 2025-2026 is available online. The CIP is a multi-year production and scheduling of capital projects of $50,000 or greater with an appropriate financing plan to fund these projects.

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