Comprehensive Plan

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A Comprehensive Plan is an official document that establishes the long-range plan for the future development, revitalization, and preservation of the City. The Plan serves as a policy document that sets the framework and guiding principles for the City's future, as required by Virginia law.

The City of Portsmouth’s official Comprehensive Plan (PDF), Build One Portsmouth, was adopted by City Council on November 27, 2018. The Comprehensive Plan was developed by the Planning Commission with the assistance from the staff of the Department of Planning and the Citizen 2025 Comprehensive Plan Committee.

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