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Effective March 14, 2018, the City of Colonial Heights no longer requires a city decal. Residents must still register their vehicles with the Commissioner of the Revenue and pay a registration fee based on the weight of the vehicle.
Please fill out our online service request or call the Planning and Community Development Office at (804) 520-9297.
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In accordance with City Code Section 244-6, Whenever there exists upon any property in the City any trash, garbage not collected by the City, refuse, rubbish, litter and other substances which might endanger the health, comfort or general welfare of other residents of the City, the owner of the property shall forthwith remove, or cause to be removed, such materials or substances.
In accordance with City Code Section 244-11.4 (A), Except as provided herein, no person who owns or is in possession of, in charge of or in control of any property shall store, deposit, scatter or keep on the premises in any residential area any of the following: lumber, scrap metal, construction materials, machinery components, equipment, appliances, furniture not designed and intended for exterior use, or any similar object which is not clearly intended for outdoor use on the premises.
No. On March 13, 2018, City Council voted to repeal the City Ordinance requiring the display of a City Vehicle License Decal. Citizens are still required to register any newly acquired vehicles with the Commissioner of the Revenue within 30 days of acquiring them. Vehicles no longer owned should also be reported.
Insurance companies/citizens will be charged according to the type of service received and the distance of transport to the hospital. Charges will be billed to the patient’s health insurance provider, Medicare or Medicaid. Patients without health-care coverage will be billed directly. If an ambulance responds, but the patient is not transported, there will be no charge.
Citizens who disclose financial hardships will be billed accordingly, using an “ability-to-pay” scale.
All citizens will be encouraged to subscribe to Fare Care, a yearly subscription plan designed to help pay emergency medical transport expenses not covered by their health care provider, Medicaid or Medicare.
Fare Care subscribers will not receive a bill for emergency ambulance transportation. Their expenses are covered under their yearly subscription fee. Patients who do not subscribe to Fare Care will be responsible for any amounts due.
Bring the parking ticket and any related documents to police headquarters, 100-A Highland Avenue, and request to speak with an on-duty supervisor.
The Police Department will do your fingerprints if you are a resident of the city, work in the city, or applying for a job in the city. The fee is $10.00 for the first card and $5.00 for each additional fingerprint card.
You can contact the officer by calling communications at (804) 520-9300. option 7 and request to speak with the officer. If the officer is not working, you can request to leave a message for the officer.
Applications for alarm permits may be picked up at the Police Station during business hours, Monday through Friday 8am-4pm.
Individuals can sign up for any recreation activity at Shepherd Stadium, the Senior Center, Senior Transportation, or at the online registration website.
Visit the Virginia State Board of Elections Candidate Qualifications and Requirements page for instructions.
Visit the VA State Board of Elections Voter Registration Status webpage to check if you are registered.
Visit the VA State Board of Elections Polling Place Lookup to find your voting location.
Visit the Colonial Heights City Council webpage to view your Council members and visit the Colonial Heights Public Schools website to view your School Board members.
Visit the Virginia General Assembly’s Who’s My Legislator webpage to find your State Election Officials.
Individuals wishing to participate in Work Release must have a sentence of 12 months or less and have verifiable employment or be currently enrolled as a full time student. Participants are subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening and must meet all required rules set forth by Riverside Regional Jail policy.
Individuals wishing to serve their sentence on weekends must have received a sentence of 60 days or less. If you were convicted of a felony, you are NOT eligible for weekends. Any person convicted of a crime of violence, resisting arrest or any crime which reasonably threatens the public safety will not be eligible to participate in any alternative sentencing.
Home Incarceration is available for unique situations, on a case by case basis and must meet the eligibility requirements of the Sheriff as well as Riverside Regional Jail.
For additional information contact: Colonial Heights Sheriff’s Office at (804) 520-9352 or Riverside Regional Jail at (804) 524-6600.
However, if you are a victim of a crime, you may request to be contacted by telephone and/or written notification of that inmate's scheduled release date. In order to receive this type of victim notification, you must register with the Commonwealth's Attorney's Victim/Witness Assistance Program. They may be contacted at (804) 520-9258.