Homes & Neighborhoods

Well-maintained properties and housing opportunities for all help make vibrant neighborhoods that residents will be proud to call home.
City Resources
Programs that can help make fixing up your home more affordable.
State help for homeowners experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.

Trash & Recycling

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

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.

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.


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.

Useful Links
Apply for a permit, schedule an inspection or search for an application.
Quick links to report issues in your neighborhood or around the city.
Short-term mortgage assistance, home repair grants and loans, residential pattern book, tips before you renovate and more.
Resources and programs for people looking for affordable housing opportunities in the city.
Find assessment and service information for residential, commercial and agricultural properties throughout the city.
Ready to buy a home? Know your credit score, start saving now and learn more about the home buying process.
Page Last Updated: March 18, 2022