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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Helpful Links

Helpful Links

Welcome to our new website! You might find that some things are in different locations. To find what you're looking for, you should first try the search bar in the top right corner of the page. If that doesn't get you to the page you nee...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Town Meeting

Town Meeting

Town Meetings are informal gatherings of City leadership and community members, providing a vital forum to allow citizens to take an active role in local government. Chesapeake City Council members will be there to answer questions and to help guide resid...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Industrial Waterfront Study

Ship along industrial waterfront

The Planning Department is conducting a study on the industrial waterfront areas of Chesapeake. You can learn all about that study and contribute your opinions through a survey, by visiting CityOfChesapeake.net/ChesapeakeWaterfront.

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Popular Annual Financial Report

Cover of the དྷ Popular Annual Financial Report (a picture of City Hall with burgundy designs)

City finances can be very confusing but we’re working to change that. There are two main financial documents that the City releases each year – the Budget and the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). The Budget details out the...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Municipal Complex

Back of City Hall

Agriculture/Planetarium – 310 Shea Dr.

Central Library – 298 Cedar Rd.

Circuit Court – 307 Albemarle Dr.

City Hall – 306 Cedar Rd.

Great Bridge Community Center – 212 Holt Dr.

Information Technology –...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Department Project Updates

Learn more about our highlighted projects.

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Parks and Facilities Availability Changes

Parks and facilities that are temporarily unavailable.

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Latest Department Report

See a snapshot of PRT activities, programs, classes, events and projects.

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Battlefield Park South - Proposed Park Improvements

News Battlefield Park South

Battlefield Park South has undergone some recent improvements with many more planned improvements. The park is located southwest of the Great Bridge Bridge and is adjacent to the Chesapeake and Albemarle Canal. New walkways connect various park amenities ...

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Parks, Recreation & Tourism - News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Spring Youth Coed Soccer and 7-on-7 Team Flag Football Registration Now Open!

youth soccer

Registration is now open for Coed Soccer and Spring 7-on-7 Team Flag Football. Sign up through February 24, 2023. To learn more, including how to sign up, visit our Youth Sports homepage.

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Parks, Recreation & Tourism - News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

African American History Bus Tours

News African American Bus Tours

Saturdays, February 11th and 18th, 2023

Local historians will lead you through the city sharing powerful stories of war heroes, freedom seekers, and change makers. Free roundtrip tours will depart at 9:00 a.m. from the Chesapeake Visitor Center at 1224 Pro...

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Parks, Recreation & Tourism - News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Judge Eileen A. Olds Courtyard Park

News Judge Eileen Olds

This park was officially designated a city park in 2017 and it was renamed to Judge Eileen A. Olds Courtyard Park in 2021. A new clock tower and plaque were recently installed honoring Judge Eileen Olds. Landscaping around the clock tower is in process an...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Water Meters and Water Bills

Picture of a water meter with a dial with a red arrow.

Water Meters and Water Bills

On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, Public Utilities Director David Jurgens addressed frequently asked questions from the community about water meters and water bills. View the presentation and watch the work session below.

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Public Utilities
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Frozen Pipe Prevention Tips

If your water pipes freeze and break this winter, you'll have costly repairs on your hands and you'll lose precious water. Take these precautions:

  • Insulate your pipes and replace wet insulation.
  • Cover or wrap outside faucets and keep wrapp...
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Public Utilities
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Need Help With Your Water Bill?

If you need help paying your water bill, here are two options that may help:

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) helps low-income households for Virginia residents pay th...

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Public Utilities
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Flushing Do's and Don'ts

Have you been using your toilet as a trashcan? If so, we hope you will soon reconsider! Our sanitary sewer system was not designed to process the assorted debris created by our daily lives. Like your home plumbing, our sanitary sewer system can overflow o...

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Public Utilities
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Call Virginia 811 Before You Dig

Virginia 811 (VA811) is the not-for-profit organization created by Virginia’s utilities to protect their underground facilities.

The Process

  • An individual or company is planning to excavate.
  • ticket request is made online OR a call is mad...
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Public Utilities
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Video: Chesapeake Water Tank Tour

You've likely seen Chesapeake water tanks from afar but have you ever seen inside? Public Utilities Department personnel inspect water storage tanks on a five-year interval. This includes draining the tank to look for anything that may be wrong with it in...

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Public Utilities

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Website Feedback Form

We hope you like the look and functionality of our new website. If you find any broken links, missing images, or other issues, please let us know. Feel free to also tell us what you're liking about the new site! We'll continue to make up...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Recycling Drop-Off Sites

Seven Residential Recycling Drop-Off Sites are now open to the public. Success of the residential drop-off recycling sites depends on everyone in the community using them properly and responsibly so let's all do our part by recycling right. Here&...

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Updates - News
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Prepare for Winter Weather

Get prepared before the winter weather hits.

  • Turn your hurricane emergency kit into a winter weather kit. Update food and medication supplies and add winter weather items like warm clothes, blankets, hats, and gloves. 
  • Give your car a checkup (or b...
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