Frequently Visited Departments
Commissioner of the Revenue
The Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue assesses individual and business personal property taxes, prorates personal property taxes on motor vehicles and trailers, issues City business licenses, administers special taxes on meal, lodging, excavations, cigarettes, admissions and rental equipment, and administers the City's real estate tax relief program.
Development & Permits
Residents of Chesapeake may want to consult this department with any questions about property development or needed permits.
The Business Attraction Team is dedicated to the recruitment of high quality businesses that will bring jobs and investment back to the City of Chesapeake, while partnering with other state and regional organizations such as Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (HREDA) and Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP).
We are dedicated to preventing illness, promoting healthy lifestyles and protecting the environment for all the citizens of Chesapeake.
The Planning Department is responsible for guiding and regulating long and short-term local developments for the benefit of present and future generations.
The Chesapeake Public Utilities Department provides drinking water and waste water collection services.
Find information on Chesapeake's Public Works Department.
The Treasurer's Office is the official collector of the City's receivables.