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Mar 02

Citizen Input Needed for Land Use Planning Around Fort Eustis

Posted on March 2, 2017 at 8:27 AM by Communications Department

Community meetings being held next week

The public is invited and encouraged to attend one of two community meetings next week to provide input on a study being done on land use for the area near Fort Eustis. The meetings are open house style, and citizens may come any time during the two hour period. land_use_study_SCThe meetings are:

Tuesday, March 7, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM 
James River Elementary School

8901 Pocahontas Tr. (Route 60), Williamsburg

Wednesday, March 8, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM 
Denbigh Community Center

15198 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News

The City of Newport News, James City County and Joint Base Langley-Eustis are working together on a Joint Land Use Study to identify compatible land uses and develop growth management guidelines for the area around Fort Eustis. This 13-15 month study is designed to support the long-term sustainability and operability of Fort Eustis. The study team, with input from the community, will gather and analyze data; conduct a compatibility analysis; propose recommendations; and provide a detailed implementation plan. By examining installation activities and surrounding land use and development plans, the study aims at finding a balance between military and community needs so that both can grow successfully.

For more information, visit or contact project manager Britta Ayers with the Newport News Planning Department at (757) 926-8074 or