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UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Comprehensive Plan Update work sessions will be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers, Stryker Center, 412 North Boundary Street. 

The following topics and dates* are currently proposed for the update:

 

  • May 23, 2018 – Introduction  (Chapter 1) & Goals (Chapter 2)
  • August 22, 2018 – Housing (Chapter 8) – Housing Study Presentation by Sarah Stafford
  • September 12, 2018 - CANCELED and moved to September 26 from 4:00- 6:00PM
  • September 26, 2018 – Community Forum on Housing
  • October 24, 2018 – Proposed Short Term Rental Ordinance Discussion and Neighborhoods & Housing (Chapter 8)
  • November 28, 2018 – Parks & Recreation Master Plan Presentation 
  • January 23, 2019 - Economy (Chapter 4) & Commercial & Economic Development (Chapter 10) – Economic Development Study Presentation
  • February 27, 2019 – Institutions (Chapter 9) - Colonial Williamsburg Foundation & College of William & Mary
  • March 27, 2019 - Institutions (Chapter 9) - Williamsburg - James City County Public Schools & Williamsburg Regional Library
  • April 24, 2019 - Population (Chapter 3)
  • May 22, 2019 - Community  Character (Chapter 4), Environmental Management (Chapter 14), & Population (Chapter 3) Draft 2
  • June 26, 2019 - Public Forum for Businesses
  • July 24, 2019 - Institutions (Chapter 9), Schools & Libraries
  • (Chapter 10), & Community Character (Chapter 4) Draft 2
  • August 28, 2019 - Institutions (Chapter 9) Draft 2, Schools & Libraries (Chapter 10) Draft 2 & Community Character Draft 3
  • September 25, 2019 - Neighborhoods (Chapter 5)
  • October 23, 2019 - Housing (Chapter 6) & Parks and Recreation (Chapter 11)
  • November 20, 2019 - Housing (Chapter 6) Draft 2
  • January 29, 2020 - Commercial & Economic Development (Chapter 8)
  • February 19, 2020 - Commercial & Economic Development (Chapter 8) Continued
  • March 25, 2020 - Canceled 
  • February 26, 2020 - Parks and Recreation (Chapter 11) Draft 2
  • April 22, 2020 - Transportation (Chapter 12) & Infrastructure (Chapter 13)
  • May 27, 2020 – Economy (Chapter 7)
  • June 24, 2020 Goals (Chapter 1), Implementation (Chapter 14), & Preamble