2021 Comprehensive Plan Update

Work sessions for the Comprehensive Plan update are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month or on a regular meeting date if no business is scheduled for the regular meeting.

Schedule of Topics

The following dates and topics are proposed for the update:

  • May 23, 2018 - Introduction (Chapter 1) and Goals (Chapter 2)
  • June 27, 2018 - Downtown Vibrancy Study
  • July 25, 2018 - Short Term Rental Discussion
  • August 22, 2018 - Housing (Chapter 8) - Housing Study Presentation by Sarah Stafford
  • September 12, 2018 - Cancelled and moved to September 26 from 4 to 6 pm
  • September 26, 2018 - Community Forum on Housing
  • October 24, 2018 - Proposed Short Term Rental Ordinance Discussion and Neighborhoods and Housing (Chapter 8)
  • November 28, 2018 - Parks and Recreation Master Plan Presentation
  • January 23, 2019 - Economy (Chapter 4) and Commercial and Economic Development (Chapter 10) - Economic Development Study Presentation
  • February 27, 2019 - Institutions (Chapter 9) - Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and William & Mary
  • March 27, 2019 - Institutions (Chapter 9) - Williamsburg - James City County Public Schools and Williamsburg Regional Library
  • April 24, 2019 - Population (Chapter 3)
  • May 22, 2019 - Community Character (Chapter 4), Environmental Management (Chapter 14), and Population (Chapter 3) Draft 2
  • June 26, 2019 - Public Forum for Businesses
  • July 24, 2019 - Institutions (Chapter 9), Schools and Libraries (Chapter 10), and Community Character (Chapter 4) Draft 2
  • August 28, 2019 - Institutions (Chapter 9) Draft 2, Schools and Libraries (Chapter 10) Draft 2 and Community Character Draft 3
  • September 25, 2019 - Neighborhoods (Chapter 5)
  • October 23, 2019 - Housing (Chapter 6) and Parks and Recreation (Chapter 11)
  • November 20, 2019 - Housing (Chapter 6) Draft 2
  • January 29, 2020 - Commercial and Economic Development (Chapter 8)
  • February 19, 2020 - Commercial and Economic Development (Chapter 8) Continued
  • February 26, 2020 - Parks and Recreation (Chapter 11) Draft 2
  • March 25, 2020 - Cancelled
  • April 22, 2020 - Transportation (Chapter 12) and Infrastructure (Chapter 13)
  • May 27, 2020 - Economy (Chapter 7)
  • June 24, 2020 Goals (Chapter 1), Implementation (Chapter 14), and Preamble
  • July 22, 2020 - Transportation (Chapter 12) and Infrastructure (Chapter 13)
  • August 26, 2020 - Economy (Chapter 7) and Infrastructure (Chapter 13) Draft 2
  • September 23, 2020 - Economy (Chapter 7) Draft 2 and Transportation (Chapter 12) Draft 2
  • October 14, 2020 - Economy (Chapter 7) Draft 3, Transportation (Chapter 12) Draft 3, Population (Chapter 3) Draft 3 and Community Character (Chapter 4) Draft 5
  • October 28, 2020 - Economy (Chapter 7) Draft 4, Institutions (Chapter 9) Draft 4, Public Schools and Library (Chapter 10) Draft 4, Parks and Recreation (Chapter 11) Draft 3
  • November 18, 2020 - Housing (Chapter 6) Draft 4, Commercial and Economic Development (Chapter 8) Draft 4, Environmental Management (Chapter 14) Draft 3
  • December 16, 2020 - Neighborhoods (Chapter 5) Draft 3
  • January 27, 2021 - Land Use Categories (Chapter 2) Draft 1
  • February 17, 2021 - Goals (Chapter 1) Draft 1, Land Use Categories (Chapter 2) Draft 2
  • March 17, 2021 - Preamble Draft 2, Goals (Chapter 1) Draft 2, Land Use Categories (Chapter 2) Draft 2, Population (Chapter 3) Draft 5, Community Character (Chapter 4) Draft 6,  Neighborhoods (Chapter 5) Draft 4, Housing (Chapter 6) Draft 4, Economy (Chapter 7) Draft 4
  • April 14, 2021 - Commercial & Economic Development (Chapter 8)
  • April 28, 2021 - Institutions (Chapter 9) Draft 5,  Schools & Library (Chapter 10) Draft 4, Parks & Recreation (Chapter 11) Draft 4, Transportation (Chapter 12) Draft 3, Infrastructure (Chapter 13) Draft 5,  Environmental Management (Chapter 14) Draft 3, Implementation (Chapter 15) Draft 1