The City of Williamsburg's Comprehensive -- or Comp -- Plan is the City’s adopted policy guide for land use, and deals with issues such as community character, population growth, economic development, housing, environment, infrastructure and transportation. This is the City’s seventh Comprehensive Plan, the first adopted in 1953.
The Williamsburg Planning Department began preparing the plan in March 2011 to December 2012. Planning Commission recommended adoption December 19, 2012, and City Council adopted it January 10, 2013. To learn more about the process and view chapter drafts, click here.
You can download the Master Schedule of meetings for implementation of the Comp Plan here.
You may view the plan online or download sections in pdf format. Printed copies are available for check-out at the Williamsburg Regional Library during regular working hours, and are available for purchase at the Williamsburg Planning Department.
- 0.1 Cover Sheet
- 0.2 Inside Title Sheet
- 0.5 Table of Contents
- 01 - Introduction
- 02 - Council's Goals, Initiatives & Outcomes
- 03 - Population
- 04 - Economy
- 05 - Community Character
- 06 - Environmental Management
- 07 - Land Use Categories
- 08 - Neighborhoods and Housing
- 09 - Institutions
- 10 - Commercial and Economic Development
- 11 - Infrastructure
- 12 - Implementation
- A1 - Past Comprehensive Plans
- A2 - Comprehensive Transportation Study - Final Report - March 2012
- A3 - Beautification Advisory Committee (BAC) Vision Statement
- Future Land Use Map