Trash & Recycling

When you care about what you leave at the curb and at the landfill, you improve the environment and save money.

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Water & Utilities

Virginia Beach has a reliable water supply that's in full compliance with federal and state standards, and it responds to water and sanitary sewer emergencies 24 hours a day.

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Code Enforcement

State and city codes regarding building and property maintenance are designed to keep the places you live, work, and play safe and attractive.

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Learn more about Zoning Districts and which regulations on things like minimum yard requirements (or building setbacks), landscaping requirements, and allowable land uses might apply to you.

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Useful Links

  • Accela Citizen AccessApply for a permit, schedule an inspection or search for an application.

  • Improve Your Block: Quick links to report issues in your neighborhood or around the city.

  • Renters & Landlords: Resources and programs for people looking for affordable housing opportunities in the city.

  • Homeowner Resources: Short-term mortgage assistance, home repair grants and loans, residential pattern book, tips before you renovate and more.

  • Property SearchFind assessment and service information for residential, commercial and agricultural properties throughout the city.

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