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The Crater PDC is a regional planning agency with major emphasis in the areas of transportation, economic and small business development, as well as environment issues and serving as the convener for major military-related discussions among the region’s communities.

Crater Planning District Commission Dinwiddie County Emporia Greensville County Petersburg Sussex County Surry County Prince George County Hopewell Charles City County Chesterfield County Colonial Heights

Our Work

Greater Crater APEX Accelerator
Economic Development
GIS, Maps & Data
Defense / Military


APEX Updates: Quarter 2 Wrapping Up Nicely!

Your APEX team has been hard at work - we logged an impressive 157 hours of counseling with 128 clients!! We welcomed 70 new clients to our program in the first quarter of this year.  Client awards for the 1st quarter totaled $58,704,622.33 for federal and...

Building Resilience in the Crater Region

On March 19th, the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation announced that Crater PDC has been awarded $622,995 from the Community Flood Preparedness Fund to create a Regional Resilience Plan, as well as a new position of Environment & Resilience Planner...


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