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Start Smart

Start Smart was developed by top motor skill development specialists in the field of youth sports. Parent-child groups perform motor skill tasks that gradually build confidence in children while they are having fun at the same time.


City offices contact information.

Electrical Permit

An electrical permit is required for any new construction, alterations, additions, swimming pools, and/or other types of electrical work performed in the City of Harrisonburg.

Bus Schedules and Maps

Harrisonburg Department of Public Transportation bus route schedules and maps.

Roadway Reconfigurations

Roadway reconfiguration efforts seek to improve safety and operations on roads through modifying the use of the existing pavement to change the number and alignment of lanes.

Homeless Services Center

The City of Harrisonburg purchased 1111 North Main Street in Harrisonburg, which is 3.68 acres with an existing 6,730-square-foot two story building built in 1910 with later additions, from the Shenandoah Presbytery. The City’s goal is to use the property to strengthen our community efforts to make homelessness rare, brief, and nonrecurring for residents of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Yard Debris & Bulk Collection

The City of Harrisonburg collects bulk and yard debris/leaves twice a month. These pickup days will be determined by your regular trash day. Residents may set out a maximum of ten yard debris items and a maximum of five bulk items on their scheduled day.

City Tow Company List

Applications to be on the City's Tow List will be taken starting February 13, 2023.

Pollinator Friendly City

The City of Harrisonburg has been supporting our local urban ecosystem by focusing on the installation of pollinator spaces including manicured beds and pollinator meadows throughout the City.

Special Events

Parks and Recreation holds a variety of special events throughout the year.

Harrisonburg Egg Hunt

Come out to the Community Activities Center and Simms Center for the Harrisonburg Egg Hunt. Drop in any time between 10am and 12pm and find 10 eggs to collect your prize.

Welcome to is your source for information on how you can help local waterways in Harrisonburg and the Shenandoah Valley.

Awards and Recognitions

The City of Harrisonburg, Virginia has been recognized both regionally and nationally for a variety of achievements. This page lists information on some of these awards and recognitions.