Links to Services

City Services

City of Richmond Services
Access an alphabetical listing of all Richmond City services.

Economic Development Authority
Learn about the City of Richmond advantages; business assistance, neighborhood revitalization, transportation development and data center.

Real Estate Tax Relief
Tax relief is available to qualifying elderly and disabled individuals. Click the link below to the City of Richmond website for the most current information.

Resident's Guide to Neighborhood Improvement
The Resident's Guide to Neighborhood Improvement (PDF) is a summary of City ordinances to help preserve and improve our neighborhoods.

Zoning and Permits
Visit the City of Richmond's Planning and Development Review webpages for information on Comprehensive Planning, Housing & Neighborhood Preservation, Land Use Administration, Permits & Inspections, Permits & Engineering Services, Zoning, Property Maintenance and New Construction Permitting & Inspection.

Trash Collection; Street Sweeping; Capital and Small Projects
Visit the City of Richmond's Department of Public Works for information on trash collection, street sweeping, paving and parking.  Also find Capital and Drainage Projects under design and under construction.

Other Services

Starting a Business in Richmond
The Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce has information and tools for anyone start a small business in the city.  Check out their Small Business Programs.

Reduce, Reuse and RECYCLE
The collection and disposal of recyclables are handled by the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority.

  • For more information on Richmond recycling, visit the CVWMA website.

Visit GRTC Transit System to find everything you need to know about riding the bus.

Know What to Do In An Emergency

Pet Protection in Emergencies – Virginia Groups Collaborate to Protect Pets in Emergencies
Virginia emergency managers, veterinarians and animal advocacy groups have developed a set of guidelines to provide assistance to pet owners and pet-friendly shelters during an evacuation.

Adult Day Services
High quality, cost effective daycare for frail and functionally impaired older adults, and respite, education and support for their family caregivers.