Updates related to City Facilities and Operations

as of December 21, 2020

On December 10, 2020, Charlottesville City Council approved a revised emergency ordinance to control the spread of COVID-19.

Updated regulations relate to:
  • in-person gatherings (must be 10 or fewer)
  • face coverings (now required for ages 5 and older)
  • congruence with Governor Northam’s Executive Order 72 which includes a modified stay at home order requiring people to remain at their place of residence, with a number of exceptions, from midnight to 5 a.m.
Download the ordinance for specific ordinance requirements and penalties.

Beginning Monday, July 20, 2020 - Charlottesville City Hall will partially re-open for some transactions by appointment only.

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The City is committed to servicing our residents and customers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While City Hall is largely closed and only essential employees are at the office, our key staff remain available, many from their home offices 
via telephone and email, to ensure business continues to the greatest degree possible.

The City will continue to follow the social distancing recommendations of the Virginia Department of Health so that we can protect our staff and our clients.

The public is encouraged to use all available online and telephonic options for conducting business at City Hall. This includes using our payment drop boxes on both sides of City Hall and the drive through drop box located between the City Hall Annex and the Key Recreation Center.

Please review the information below for the status of specific City departments and services.

The resources on the right side of this page include COVID-19 resource links for your health, for how to volunteer and contribute, and for seeking financial assistance.