The New River Valley Planning District members include: the Counties of Floyd,
Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski; the City of Radford; the Towns of Blacksburg,
Christiansburg, Floyd, Narrows, Pearisburg, Pulaski, and Rich Creek; and Radford
University and Virginia Tech.
The New River Valley Planning District Commission (PDC) is 1 of 21 planning
districts in Virginia whose commissions are chartered under Virginia law. Also
known as PDC 4, the organization encompasses the counties of Floyd, Giles,
Montgomery, and Pulaski, and the City of Radford.
The commission serves the local governments in the area and their citizenry by
providing a number of different services ranging from economic development to
regional recycling. The purpose of the planning district commission is to
promote regional cooperation, to coordinate the activities and policies of
member local governments, and to provide planning assistance to local
governments. The commission is financed by a combination of local, state, and