The following documents are important in understanding the mission and mode of operation of the City of Harrisonburg. The resource will periodically be updated.
City of Harrisonburg Governmental Structure and Vision
This four-page document explains the Council-Manager form of government that Harrisonburg uses, details how this form of government benefits communities, and the role of elected officials and managers in such an organization.
The legal Charter for the City of Harrisonburg, and its amendments, as kept under Virginia Law.
Harrisonburg City Council, in 2019, created their 20-year vision plan – highlighting the goals our organization would pursue over the next two decades. This two-page document details our mission statement and explains our seven key goals.
This 36-page document, which the City will soon begin providing to new residents when they connect for water or sanitation service, introduces community members to each department and highlights the services those departments offer.
You can find meeting agendas, minutes, and videos from multiple years of City Council meetings, as well as information for Harrisonburg's Boards & Committees.
A resource for building code regulations, health and sanitation codes, planning commission information, traffic and parking regulations, safety codes, noise ordinance, sign ordinance, subdivision ordinance, zoning ordinance and other ordinances and information for the City of Harrisonburg.
Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Financial Documents
2022-2023 Budget in Brief [5.6MB]
This nine-page document is used every year to easily explain to our community how their tax dollars are being used and to identify budget highlights and challenges.
2022-2023 Complete Budget [976KB]
This 388-page document details the City's complete budget for fiscal year July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023. The adopted budget amounts to $335.8 million.