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A. Vehicles greater than 10,000 pounds, gross vehicle weight capacity, or any tractor-trailer combinations, tractors, or trailers shall not be placed, parked, or stored in residentially zoned districts. Trucks used, or intended for use, for commercial purposes, less than 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight capacity shall be limited to no more than one per lot in residentially zoned districts and shall be located in the side or rear yard, behind the principal building.
B. No recreational vehicle shall be used as a dwelling or for businesses purposes, except that itinerant merchants as defined in § 286-202 may use a recreational vehicle as a temporary office in accord with the standards contained in § 286-410. C. Trailers and portable storage containers of any size used for any purpose are prohibited in the front yard of any commercial or residential zoning district, provided however that a portable storage container is allowed in the front yard if it cannot be located elsewhere on the lot. D. All required off-street parking shall be located on the same lot as the use requiring the parking, except under the following conditions: (1) Required parking spaces are on a contiguous lot under the same ownership or in a permanent parking easement on contiguous property. Contiguous lots providing parking for more than one use shall provide sufficient spaces to comply with the parking requirements for all uses. (2) For use types other than residential, required parking spaces may be located up to 600 feet away from the use that requires the parking spaces. (3) Off-site spaces must be subject to a written agreement between the parties involved in such use.
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.
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.
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.