The City of Harrisonburg is required to publicly advertise and provide notice for upcoming public hearings. This webpage will provide an additional resource for the public to be notified of upcoming public hearings.
Upcoming Public Hearings
All files are in PDF format.
City Council Meeting - September 13, 2016 at 7:00pm
These public hearings will be held during the regularly scheduled City Council meeting, which meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm. This meeting will take place in City Hall, 409 South Main Street. Use the ground-level entrance, closest to Main Street in the front of the building to enter Council Chambers.
Planning Commission Meeting - September 14, 2016 at 7:00pm
These public hearings will be held during the regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting, which meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm. This meeting will take place in City Hall, 409 South Main Street. Use the ground-level entrance, closest to Main Street in the front of the building to enter Council Chambers.
Notice of Public Hearing [73KB]
- Special Use Permit - 1171 Hillcrest Drive (Section 10-3-48.4(9)) to Allow Public Use to Deviate from the Zoning Ordinance
Staff reports are posted on the Planning Commission Packets webpage on the Friday prior to the Planning Commission meeting.
Harrisonburg City Council must take action on many issues which require public notice under state law or city ordinances. Ordinances imposing or changing fees, levies, and taxes, land use actions (rezoning and special use permits), budget approvals or amendments, sale of city real estate, and many other issues require a public hearing that must be advertised in a newspaper having general circulation in the city.
While the Code of Virginia is very specific as to the notices required for specific actions, as a general rule, a public hearing must be advertised once a week for two consecutive weeks. There must be at least seven days between the first and second advertisements and the second advertisement shall not be more than ten days before the public hearing.