If Chesapeake City water and / or sewer is not available to a property, water and / or sewer must be extended to the property in order for City water and / or sewer to become available. This can occur in several ways.
- The City may extend water and / or sewer by way of a City Capital Improvement Project or bond referendum.
- The property owner may extend water and / or sewer at no cost to the City.
- The City and the property owner may enter into a cost participation program where both parties share in the cost of extending water and / or sewer.
- A developer, other than the property owner, may extend water and / or sewer that becomes available to the property.