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8/10/18 Update - Draft Priority Objective Statements and updated draft chapters are now available in preparation for the Comprehensive Plan Open House on August 15, 2018 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the City Hall Atrium (409 S Main St). Public comment period ends August 29, 2018. 

The primary purpose of the Open House is to receive feedback from the public on the Priority Objective Statements recommended by Planning Commission. 

 

Public comments will be received at the Open House event, by emailing Thanh.Dang@harrisonburgva.gov, and by writing to the Department of Planning & Community Development, c/o Thanh Dang, City Planner, 409 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

The public comment period will be open through August 29, 2018. 

 

Draft Priority Objective Statements

The primary purpose of the August 15, 2018 Open House is to receive feedback from the public on the Priority Objective Statements recommended by Planning Commission. 

Draft Priority Objective Statements [65KB]

Chapter 16 Draft Compiled List of Goal, Objective, and Strategy Statements [377KB]

Public comments will be received at the August 15, 2018 Open House event, by emailing Thanh.Dang@harrisonburgva.gov, and by writing to the Department of Planning & Community Development, c/o Thanh Dang, City Planner, 409 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

 

Draft Comprehensive Plan Text and Maps, August 2018 (PDF All files in PDF format)

Draft chapters of the Comprehensive Plan were compiled through a combination of inputs from the 2011 Comprehensive Plan, Planning Commission, Advisory Committees and city staff during throughout 2017.  

Notes about the files below:

  • The "All Draft Comprehensive Plan Chapters" file can be downloaded and printed double sided. Text pages in the "All Draft Comprehensive Plan Chapters" file are sized 8.5"x11" and map pages are sized 11"x17".
  • Draft chapters and maps can also be downloaded individually. Readers are given the option to download maps sized as 11"x17" or 24"x36". Many of the 24"x36" sized maps contain greater detail than the 11"x17" sized maps.  

 

All Draft Comprehensive Plan Chapters - Chapters 1 through 9 [8.17MB] - *coming soon

All Draft Comprehensive Plan - Chapters 10 through 15 [23.5MB]  - *coming soon

 

Draft Cover Page, Title Sheet, Acknowledgements [199KB]

Draft Chapter 1 Introduction [200KB]

Draft Chapter 2 Vision and Goals [176KB] 

Draft Chapter 3 Implementation [113KB]

Draft Chapter 4 Planning Context [575KB]

Historic Growth 11"x17" map [825KB]

Historic Growth 24"x36" map [2.83MB]

Draft Chapter 5 Community Engagement & Collaboration [106KB]

Draft Chapter 6 Land Use and Development Quality [452KB]

Existing Land Use map 11"x17" [957KB]

Existing Land Use map 24"x36" [2.90MB]

Zoning map 11"x17" [1.09MB]

Zoning map 24"x36" [3.05MB]

Draft Land Use Guide map 11"x17" [718KB]

Draft Land Use Guide map 24"x36" [2.53MB]

Draft Chapter 7 Neighborhoods and Housing [341KB]

Draft Chapter 8 Education, Workforce Development, and Lifelong Learning [301KB]

Harrisonburg City Public Schools 11"x17" map [984KB]

Harrisonburg City Public Schools 24"x36" map [2.53MB]

Draft Chapter 9 Arts, Culture, and Historic Resources [197KB]

Downtown Special Districts 11"x17" map [1.71MB]

Downtown Special Districts 24"X26" map [4.38MB]

Historic Districts 11x"17" map [813KB]

Historic Districts 24"x36" map [2.04MB]

Draft Chapter 10 Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability [175KB]

Land Cover 11"x17" map [10.6MB]

Land Cover 24"x36" map [1.64MB]

Environmentally Significant Areas - Hydrology 11"x17" map [5.18MB]

Environmentally Significant Areas - Hydrology 24"x36" map [2.62MB]

Environmentally Significant Areas - Carbonate Karst and Steep Slopes 11"x17" map [578KB]

Environmentally Significant Areas - Carbonate Karst and Steep Slopes 24"x26" map [2.22MB]

Draft Chapter 11 Parks and Recreation [134KB]

Parks and Recreation 11"x17" [813KB]

Parks and Recreation 24"x36" [1.70MB]

Draft Chapter 12 Transportation [607KB] 

Street Network map 11"x17" [585KB]

Street Network map 24"x36" [2.15MB]

2017 Average Daily Traffic County and Traffic Volume-to-Capacity map 11"x17" [830KB] 

2017 Average Daily Traffic County and Traffic Volume-to-Capacity map 24"x36" [2MB] 

2040 Traffic Volume-to-Capacity map 11"x17" [910KB] 

2040 Traffic Volume-to-Capacity map 24"x36" [2.2MB] 

Potential Safety Improvements map 11"x17" [864KB]

Potential Safety Improvements map 24" x 36" [2.3MB]

Draft Street Improvement Plan map 11"x17" [1.1MB] 

Draft Street Improvement Plan map 24"x36" [2.33MB]  

Draft Chapter 13 Community Infrastructure, Services, Safety & Health [505KB]

Water Service map 11"x17" [760KB]

Water Service map 24"x36" [2.54MB]

Sanitary Sewer Service map 11"x17" [693KB]

Sanitary Sewer Service map 24"x36" [2.46KB]

Public Safety Services map 11"x17" [896KB]

Public Safety Services map 24"x36" [2.84MB]

Draft Chapter 14 Economic Development & Tourism [365KB]

Draft Chapter 15 Revitalization [176KB]

Economic Development Areas 11"x17" map [696KB]

Economic Development Areas 24"x36" map [2.55MB]

Potential Small Area Plans 11"x17" [1.02MB]

Potential Small Area Plans 24"x36" [2.74MB]

Gateways and Corridor Enhancement Areas 11"x17" [906KB]

Gateways and Corridor Enhancement Areas 24"x 36" [2.4MB]

Chapter 16 Draft Compiled List of Goal, Objective, and Strategy Statements [377KB]

  

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