UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020: The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23: Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions): (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns): (757) 594-7069.
Certificate of Assumed or Fictitious Name- Effective January 1, 2020 all Certificates of Assumed or Fictitious Name should be filed with theState Corporation Commission in the Office of the Clerk on a form prescribed by the SCC. There are separate forms for Individuals and entities. Must be completed by anyone using an assumed name, DBA ("doing business as") or T/A ("trading as") business name.
Cigarette Tax Stamps Order Form - Every local dealer in cigarettes shall purchase stamps to pay the tax levied and shall affix a stamp to each package of cigarettes prior to delivery or furnishing of cigarettes to any seller.
Closing a Business (PDF) - Must be completed to provide written notification when a business is closed.
Contractor's Business License application (PDF) - Must be completed by local contractors doing business within the City of Williamsburg limits and out-of-town contractors performing more than $25,000 work in the City in a calendar year.
Contractor Statement and Affidavit (PDF) - Must be completed by anyone declaring they are not subject to licensure or certification as a contractor or subcontractor pursuant to Chapter §54.1-1111, of the Code of Virginia, as amended.