The City of Lynchburg is required to prepare a comprehensive plan as a long-term guide to organize and development a community initiative. The plan promotes the City’s goals, objectives and policies as decisions are made on current and long term needs. It also addresses such things as capital investments, land use and future development; parks and open spaces, affordable housing, transportation, tourism, sustainability, the environment urban growth and more.
Public participation and input from citizens are important in the development of the Comprehensive Plan as the needs and desires of the community can help craft an effective plan. The Lynchburg Planning Commission will oversee the drafting process which is expected to begin in January 2024.
The public is cordially invited to attend a meeting of their choice to offer input and suggestions:
Wednesday, November 15, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Paul Munro Elementary School - Cafeteria
4641 Locksview Road
Thursday, November 16, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Heritage Elementary School – Cafeteria
501 Leesville Road
Saturday, December 2, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
R.S. Payne Elementary School – Cafeteria
1201 Floyd Street
Thursday, December 14, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Perrymont Elementary School – Cafeteria
409 Perrymont Avenue
Members of the City’s Department of Community Development will be on hand to offer information and to answer questions. Light refreshments will be served at all of the meetings.
For a more detailed overview of the Comprehensive Plan update process and to learn more about how the community can get involved, including an online survey, CLICK HERE.