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The Tri-Cities Area MPO is requesting public comments regarding its Draft FY21-26 RSTP/CMAQ Allocation Plan

"Travel, Tourism, & Leisure: Seeking to be Stronger" Rita McClenny, President & CEO; Virginia Tourism Corporation

New Regional Buy Fresh Buy Local Farmers Markets/Local Farms/Producers Guide is Available

Crater Commission offers New Loan Program for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

2020 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

DRAFT FY21 UPWP Public Comments

Road to Recovery: Four-part webinar series Longwood Small Business Development Center

Appomattox River Trail / VA Capital Trail Connection Study
Appomattox River Trail / VA Capital Trail Connection Story Map


CPDC Area Map

The Crater Planning District Commission is comprised of 11 local governments in south central Virginia. These are the cities of Colonial Heights, Emporia, Hopewell and Petersburg, and the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Prince George, Surry and Sussex.

The major focus of the Commission's Work program is economic, industrial and small business development, reflecting the priorities which have been established by the member localities. Another important work area involves environmental issues, in response to local needs. These include: Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act - local ramifications, air quality standards and solid waste management. The Commission also addresses regional transportation issues and assists localities in their transportation planning efforts.

For socio-economic and demographic information about the Crater Planning District please visit our Data Page. Learn more about our staff and how to contact the Crater Planning District Commission on our Contact Page. For a map showing directions to the Crater Planning District Commission's offices, visit our Directions Page.