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You will be required to pay the board fee of $12.00 per day for every day your animal was held at the pound. If your animal was seized for a violation of animal welfare code, the General District Court Judge will determine if the animal will be returned to your custody and/or if the issue that constituted the violation must be corrected to the satisfaction of the Animal Control Officer prior to the animal’s release or shortly thereafter. Seizure of an animal may also include additional summonses being served such as animal cruelty code violations.
You will be responsible for repaying any veterinary costs incurred on behalf of the animal while in the care of Animal Care & Control.
The Office of Billing and Collections has moved from City Hall and is now located at 144 N Sycamore Street
Their hours are as follows:
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Contact the Treasurer's office, First Floor of City Hall, 135 N Union St., Petersburg, VA 23803, or telephone (804) 733-2322.
Tax payments should be mailed or paid in person in the Treasurer's Office, First Floor of City Hall, 135 N Union St., Petersburg, VA 23803. Payments are due quarterly in the months of September, December, March and June of each year.
Surveys are often recorded with the deeds and maintained in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court, 7 Courthouse Ave., Petersburg, VA 23803, or telephone 804-733-2367.
The City of Petersburg is currently in the process of developing a new GIS and GIS website. The improved and enhanced GIS should be available during the second half of 2020
Contact the City Assessor's office at (804) 733-2333. For properties in the Enterprise Zone, an additional program can be applied for through the Economic Development office, For more information concerning the boundaries and registering for the Enterprise Zone program, contact the Department of Economic Development at 804-203-4639.
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code 2015 Edition (Effective September 4, 2018) adopts the 2015 International Code Council's volume of codes. The Frost Line depth is 18 inches. Wind Speed is 90 mpg (3sec.gust). The City uses a snow load of 20 PSF.
Click the following link for more information: Permit Requirements
Grass and weeds in excess of (12) inches may be in violation of Petersburg City Code 50-63, 98-22 or 98-126.
If you believe there is a violation of this section, please report a concern. Residents can also call the Grass Hotline at 804-324-5748.
Submit your site plan to the department's Inspection division by downloading the Site Plan form. Online Site Plan Form
To reduce failure to appears in court and improve public safety by providing custody and supervision to pretrial defendants.
To alleviate jail overcrowding, thereby reducing jail operating costs and future capacity needs of local jails, caused by unnecessary detention of certain pretrial defendants.
To improve the efficiency and effectiveness of local criminal justice systems.
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday - Sunday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Please note that as of September 1, 2019 the City of Petersburg will resume reasonable charges for FOIA requests as per § 2.2-3704. This may include charges for any outstanding FOIA requests that have not been fulfilled.
You can find more information HERE
Under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media have the right to examine public records.
You can sign up to receive the newsletter and/or press releases by emailing Petersburg PIO at email@example.com, or signing up for Notify Me on the city's homepage.
Yes, the City has Facebook (CityofPetersburgVA), Twitter (@PetersburgV), and Instagram (@Petersburg_VA). We encourage you to follow us on all of our social media accounts!
Call Public Utilities at 804-733-2407 so that it can be determined if the problem is the responsibility of Public Utilities or the resident / private citizen.