The Westhampton Citizens Association's first By-Laws were written in 1909. Since then, the Association has had a long and rich history of having a voice in development issues as well as political events affecting our area. Our role as advocates for the preservation and protection of the quality of our neighborhood continues to be our primary focus.
Over the past several years, the City of Richmond engaged in a master planning process called “Richmond 300.” Per the website, “Richmond 300: A Guide for Growth creates a more equitable, sustainable, and beautiful future for all Richmonders; so that when Richmond celebrates its 300th birthday in 2037, Richmonders can collectively see how equity- and sustainability-centered actions resulted in a beautiful city where all Richmonders thrive.” Do you know how Richmond 300 will affect your neighborhood?
Richmond 300 was approved in 2021, and now the City will use its guidance to rewrite the zoning code. There are several key components that the WCA is following closely, as their adoption will have dramatic effects on our area: