Per the City’s Subdivision and Zoning Ordinances and the City’s Design and Construction Standards Manual (DCSM), the City requires that a Traffic Impact Analysis be conducted for any planned development expected to generate 100 or more peak hour vehicle trips.
Blasting regulations are contained within the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code. All permits, inspections and enforcement procedures concerning these regulations are the responsibility of the Harrisonburg Fire Department.
Phone, fax, address, hours, and email directory for the Harrisonburg Department of Planning and Community Development.
Rezonings, special use permits, and ordinance amendments require a public hearing at both Planning Commission and City Council and the requests are required to be advertised in a newspaper published or having general circulation in the City.
In connection with site and subdivision development, developers are responsible for all costs associated with planning, constructing, installing and testing of all public facilities, stormwater management and erosion control measures required to complete the proposed project.
Erosion and Sediment Control and Site Plan Documents.
Tax maps, Topographic maps, and other mapping information for the City of Harrisonburg.
The Engineering Division of the Department of Planning & 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.
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.
Fees directory for building and trades permit fees, engineering feeds, planning and zoning fees and other fees found on the city website.