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News Releases

Archives for news releases and official public information from the Harrisonburg Police Department.

Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program

The Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program (HCAP) is an urban cost share program that provides financial incentives and technical assistance to property owners installing stormwater projects in Harrisonburg.

Holiday Parade

The 2020 Holiday Parade theme is a special Reverse Parade of Lights! Let's brighten the sky! Parade Floats will be stationed in Westover Park parking lot and event attendees are invited to drive-thru in their car between 5:30pm-7:30pm.

Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance Update - Ordinance Advisory Committee (OAC)

The Ordinance Advisory Committee will meet with city staff and the consultant team six times during the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance Update to represent the broader community, review draft ordinances, serve as a sounding board for new ideas and solutions, and to provide constructive input.

Public Hearings

The City posts upcoming public hearings online!


Real Estate Taxes are due December 5. Since December 5 falls on a Saturday this year, official USPS postmarks dated December 7 are considered timely. Following a vote of City Council to provide relief to residents due to COVID-19, Personal Property Taxes are now due February 1, 2021.

Tax Calendar

Taxes and other due dates.

Personal Property Tax & Vehicle License Fees

Personal Property Taxes Due - The City of Harrisonburg levies a personal property tax on all taxable tangible personal property located in the City.

Press Releases

The City posts press releases and public information online! Find press releases from the past few years in the Press Releases Archive.

City Electoral Board

Every city and county in the Commonwealth of Virginia has a three-member Electoral Board. Electoral Boards ensure the integrity of our election process.

Transportation Safety & Advisory Commission Agendas

The Transportation Safety and Advisory Commission reviews transportation safety matters that are submitted to them either by citizens or by city staff and provides recommendations to the City on how to address the problem. View their meeting agendas.