UPDATED July 1, 2020:

Williamsburg's Neighborhood Guide

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The City of Williamsburg has created this guide of programs and outreach activities as a reference tool for citizens.

The Guide does not provide information on all the municipal services offered by the City.  Instead it provides information identified by City Council, the Neighborhood Council of Williamsburg and City staff as particularly important and and useful to the quality of life and protection of neighborhoods. There are ten categories accessible from the links below and to the left:

Preparing for & Responding to Emergencies

  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Suppression
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • File of Life Program
  • Heads Up Display
  • Emergency Command & Control
  • Neighborhood Response Teams
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Storm Debris Removal
  • City Emergency Shelter
  • Additional Resources

Protecting and Improving the Environment

  • Garbage/Trash Collection
  • Recycling
  • Household Bulk Item Collection
  • Convenience Center
  • Household Chemical Disposal
  • Street Sweeping
  • Neighborhood Clean-up & Litter Control
  • Leaf Collection
  • Christmas Tree Collection
  • Stormwater Management
  • Chesapeake Bay Protection
  • City's Green Initiatives

Guarding Safety & Security

  • Police Protection
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Door-to-Door Solicitation
  • Vacation Home Security Checks
  • Speed Guard Traffic Trailer
  • Traffic Calming Measures
  • Resident Parking Permits
  • Parking Control
  • Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety
  • Child Safety Seat Installation

Communicating Effectively with Residents

  • City Website & Social Media
  • Video Streaming City Meetings
  • E-Government Services
  • Property Information System
  • WMSBG Channel 48
  • Community Profile
  • New Residents Fact Sheets
  • Student Information
  • City Boards & Commissions
  • Neighborhood Council of Williamsburg
  • Registering to Vote

Maintaining & Repairing Public Streets

  • Street Maintenance Program
  • Traffic Control Signs, Signals & Markings
  • Sidewalk Repairs & Extensions
  • ADA Ramps
  • Street Lighting
  • Residential Underground Wiring Program
  • Snow Removal
  • Water & Sewer Services
  • Landscaping

Partnering to Provide Intergovernmental Services

  • Williamsburg/James City County Public Schools
  • Williamsburg/James City County Courthouse
  • Animal Control
  • Regional Animal Shelter
  • Williamsburg Area Transport
  • Williamsburg Regional Library
  • Youth Achievement Program
  • Williamsburg Farmers Market

Controlling Neighborhood Nuisances

  • Inoperable Vehicle Regulation
  • Mosquito Control Program
  • Noise Control
  • Neighborhood Improvement Program
  • Graffiti Prevention Program

Caring for Neighbors in Need

  • City Human Service Programs
  • Benefit Programs
  • Social Work Programs
  • Community Service Programs
  • Williamsburg Project Lifesaver
  • Affordable Housing Programs
  • Cedar Grove Cemetery


Preserving Property & Buildings

  • Zoning Ordinance Administration
  • Architectural Review
  • Beautification Awards Program
  • Complaint Inspections
  • Rental Inspection Program


Providing Activity & Meeting Venues

  • Quarterpath Recreation Center
  • City Parks
  • Waller Mill Dog Park
  • Meeting Space 

Contact Information for City

  • City Council
  • City Clerk
  • City Attorney
  • City Administrators
  • Constitutional Officers


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