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Posted on: September 2, 2015

Planning Commission Meeting Held Tonight (6 p.m.) at Library Multipurpose Room

The City's Planning Commission meeting location has changed to the City Library (Multipurpose room) at 6 p.m.

Posted on: September 2, 2015

City of Petersburg and Historic Petersburg Foundation Hosts Patriot Day Ceremony

On Friday, September 11th, Historic Petersburg Foundation, Inc. and the City of Petersburg will honor local first responders on this Patriot Day with a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. in the Petersburg Area Art League Art Park at 7 East Old Street.
We invite you t...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

City of Petersburg Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

City government offices, including City Hall, the City Hall Annex and the Petersburg Freedom Support Center, will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Offices will reopen at normal business hours on Tuesday, September 8...Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Traffic Update: Washington Street Bridge

Update 8/24/15 at 11:56 a.m.:The left lane on Washington Street Bridge will remain closed until VDOT has completed its inspection review and repairs. The southbound on-ramp has been opened. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

8/21/15 at 2:31 p...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Attention Businesses & Visitors to the Old Towne Business District

A 3-way stop sign will be installed at W. Tabb and Sycamore Streets on September 1. The 3-way stop is needed to assist the traveling public navigating at this intersection. Any questions/concerns, please call (804) 733-2355.

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

City of Petersburg Hosts Comprehensive Plan Community Meetings

The Petersburg community is invited to attend a public meeting held by the Department of Planning and Community Development on Thursday, August 20, 2015 and August 27, 2015 at City Hall in the former Council Chambers, located at 135 North Union Street, be...Read on...

Proposed 2014 Updated Comprehensive Plan
Posted on: July 7, 2015

City of Petersburg Announces New Economic Development Director

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City Manager William E. Johnson, III today announced the hiring of Dr. Landis Faulcon as the City’s Director of Economic Development. Dr. Faulcon will begin her new position on Monday, August 3, 2015.

“Redevelopment and new economic development is crit...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

UPDATE: County Drive Paving

July 9, 2015 - Update on 460 Paving: Paving work on County Drive (U.S. Route 460) has stopped temporarily for the July 4th vacation period and will resume soon. The City’s contractor, Branscome, Inc., has completed approximately 40% of the work. They have...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

City Reminds Property Owners of Responsibility to Maintain Property

With the warmer weather in full swing, the City’s Department of Public Works would like to remind property owners of their responsibility to maintain their personal property, including high grass and other vegetation in the right of way. The City will beg...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

City of Petersburg Announces New Delinquent Tax Collections Strategy

The City of Petersburg’s Treasurer’s Office announced today the City’s new Delinquent Tax Collection Strategy, an aggressive effort to collect delinquent taxes and utility bills from customers.

“Our Administration is committed to collecting tax dollar...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Petersburg Farmer’s Market Now Accepting SNAP Cards

– Today, the City of Petersburg Farmer’s Market in partnership with Petersburg’s Department of Social Services (DSS) announced the acceptance of electronic benefit transfer, or EBT, cards for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). Jarratt...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...



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