​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Planning, Design & Development exists to create quality and safe recreational development and a sustainable City-wide environment through:

  • Efficient management of the Parks & Recreation Capital Improvement Program.

  • Responsive professional planning, design, and project management resources.

  • Asset management of Parks & Recreation real estate and improvements.

  • Updating and implementation of the Virginia Beach Outdoors Plan and the Bikeways and Trails Plan.

  • Stewardship of Parks & Recreation natural resources.​