Comprehensive Plan Update

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Blacksburg is your community – built on your ideas, your values, your vision.

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The Comprehensive Plan is the community’s vision for Blacksburg’s future. Learn more about the current plan here. This is the document that helps guide decision making in our community. We are doing a major update for the plan throughout 2017. We want you to be engaged!



What do you think about Blacksburg as a place to live, work, and play? What do you like, what do you want to see in the future?

Whether you have lived in the community all of your life, moved for a job, attend school here, came to retire or are a visitor – we want Blacksburg to be a special place for you.

We want Blacksburg to meet your expectations as a whole life community to live, work, and play.

Our community is growing and changing. You can shape the future of Blacksburg so this town meets your needs now and as your life changes.

We asked for your bright ideas, here is what the community shared:Blacksburg Challenges

Diesel, the Planning Pup, is excited to get involved. 

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We will be updating the Comprehensive Plan throughout 2017. As we move forward, your input will help shape recommendations about specific topics such as transportation, jobs, housing, and land use. 

As documents are drafted, they will be posted for review and comment on this page throughout the year. Stay engaged – we will want your comments and ideas. 


For further information, please contact Kali Casper, Comprehensive Planner at 540-443-1303 or at You may wish to sign up for Citizens Alert to automatically receive notifications on the Comprehensive Plan.