Comprehensive Plan Fall Public Workshops

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The City Planning Commission will host four (4) public workshops in October and November 2017 to review draft chapters for the Comprehensive Plan Update. Each evening will be focused around a different set of topics. 

Public Workshop dates:

Date and Time Location Topics/Chapters
Thursday, October 19 at 6pm Lucy F. Simms Center Education, Workforce Development & Lifelong Learning; Arts, Culture, and Historic Resources; and Community Engagement & Collaboration
Monday, October 23 at 6pm Thomas Harrison Middle School Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability; Parks & Recreation; and Community Infrastructure, Services, Safety & Health
Monday, October 30 at 6pm Thomas Harrison Middle School Economic Development & Tourism; and Revitalization
Monday, November 13 at 6pm Thomas Harrison Middle School Land Use & Development Quality; Neighborhoods & Housing; and Transportation

Workshops on October 19, 23, and 30 start at 6:00pm and will run about two (2) hours. The November 13 workshop starts at 6:00pm and will run about 2.5 hours. 

Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center is located at 620 Simms Avenue, Harrisonburg. Thomas Harrison Middle School is located at 1311 West Market Street, Harrisonburg.


Draft Comprehensive Plan Chapters

The chapters have been drafted with a combination of inputs from the 2011 Comprehensive Plan, reviews by Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committees, Planning Commission, city staff, and others during the Spring and Summer of 2017. Workshop participants are encouraged to review the draft chapters before the meeting. 


More on the Comprehensive Plan Update.