112 MacTanly Place
Staunton, VA 24401
phone: 540-885-5174
fax: 540-885-2687

cspdc-mapWelcome to the CSPDC

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) represents and serves the local governments of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge, and Rockingham counties and the cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton and Waynesboro as well as the 11 towns within the Central Shenandoah region.

The CSPDC works with its member jurisdictions, communities and agencies to provide high-quality planning, technical assistance, and facilitation of services that address local, regional and state needs in an innovative, timely and cooperative manner. Covering everything from land use planning, transportation, water and waste-water utilities, natural resource management, affordable housing, economic and community development, disaster mitigation and preparedness, agritourism to human services, the CSPDC is an invaluable asset to the quality of life in the Shenandoah Valley. For more information about the CSPDC, click here.

Latest News

Bath-Highland Network Authority Meeting

The Bath-Highland Network Authority will hold a meeting at the Bolar Ruritan Club, 38 Bolar Lane, Monterey, VA 24465, on February 6, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. For more information about the meeting, please contact Ms. Hunter Moore at 540-885-5174 ext. 118 or

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Public Comment for BRITE Bus Transit Development Plan (TDP)

BRITE BUS TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT PLAN RELEASE TO PUBLIC COMMENT Posted through Monday, January 30, 2023 BRITE Bus Transit hereby releases for a 21-day public comment period the draft Transit Development Plan (TDP). A transit development plan is a multi-year planning document that is intended to provide direction for a transit system […]

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Winter CERT Course Registration Open

The next Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training starts January 19, 2023. Designed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the course will run each Thursday from 6:30 – 9:00 pm until March 9. The class is free, but you must register to attend. Contact Rebecca Joyce to learn more […]

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Update on Regional Housing Study

In September, the CSPDC and Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR) concluded several months of focus groups and interviews with realtors, lenders, service providers, developers, universities, and employers for the Regional Housing Study. The focus groups were held in Buena Vista, Fishersville, Monterey, and through several virtual sessions. On October […]

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CSPDC Around The Region Newsletter

Around The Region - January 2023 Newsletter
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CSPDC Resiliency Digest

Resiliency Digest - a monthly compilation of the latest preparedness news and tips.
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