Board of Supervisors
The Board of Supervisors has five members, one representing each of the County’s five magisterial districts: Brookland, Fairfield, Three Chopt, Tuckahoe and Varina. Supervisors are elected for four-year terms. The Board is the policy-making body of the County.
Assures that all buildings, structures and related equipment are constructed, installed and maintained in compliance with the standards contained within the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the Henrico County Code.
Capital Region Workforce Partnership
The Capital Region Workforce Development Board (CRWDB) is responsible for providing oversight and policy direction for the utilization of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds in the Capital Region, comprised of the jurisdictions of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, and Richmond City.
Circuit Court Clerk
The Clerk of Court serves as the recorder of deeds and probate judge, issues marriage licenses and fictitious names, judgments, and is the official court administrator for all civil and criminal court cases.
Circuit Court Judges Chambers
The Circuit Court has authority to try a full range of cases, both civil and criminal, jury and non-jury.
Commonwealth's Attorney's Office
Represents the people of the Commonwealth in the court system in matters involving civil, criminal and juvenile activity.
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Provides opportunity for nonviolent offenders to make restitution to the community and to victims.
Coordinates the Enterprise Zone, Federal Block Grant and Community Maintenance Code Enforcement programs to revitalize the County.
Serves as legal advisor to Henrico Government.
County Manager's Office
Controls administrative affairs of the County and is responsible for implementing all approved policies.
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Economic Development Authority
Whether your business is new or established, domestic or international, the Henrico EDA is your central point of contact for development in Henrico County. Our skilled staff will help you navigate the complexities of site selection – from initial research to completed deal. And for businesses already located in Henrico, we’re always on call to help you succeed in any way we can.
Emergency Management and Workplace Safety
Henrico County’s Office of Emergency Management (HCOEM) is responsible for developing and coordinating a comprehensive framework for the County’s preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts for various emergencies. HCOEM coordinates various training and education programs for first responders and other County staff, as well as conducting outreach and support for the County’s citizens and businesses.
Provides education, programs, and services on a variety of topics related to agriculture, lawn and garden, home economics and money management, and 4-H youth activities.
Provides services in the area of accounting, budgeting, business licensing, personal property and real estate assessment, and state income tax preparation and tax collection.
Provides fire prevention, education, suppression, emergency medical, and emergency preparedness services.
General District Court
Provides a variety of services to all departments and agencies such as the design and construction of county owned buildings, security services and maintenance of Henrico government’s buildings and grounds.
Geographic Information Systems
The Henrico County GIS Office coordinates and supports the use of geospatial technology within the County. The County’s GIS office provides the necessary hardware, software, databases, applications, and personnel to support the County’s geographic information management and analysis. GIS information is also important for public consumption and is available to serve the needs of our citizens.
The local health department is a collaboration between the state health department (VDH) and local government for the purpose of ensuring that mandated public health services are available locally. All services provided are focused on protecting the health and well-being of local citizens. Services include disease investigation and control, food service inspections and permitting, and access to vital records.
Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District
Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District is a subdivision of state government responsible for natural resource conservation.
Provides professional personnel services incorporating all aspects of equal employment opportunities and sound merit principles.
Henrico County Department of Information Technology provides the Computing and Communications infrastructure for County government.
Reviews and appraises the soundness, adequacy, and application of internal accounting, financial, and other operating controls.
Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court
Juvenile Detention Home
The philosophy of the Henrico County Juvenile Detention Home is to hold in secure custody or on Detention Outreach and Electronic Monitoring those juveniles who, by statutory criteria, require such restraint for either their own or the community’s protection.
Keep Henrico Beautiful
Keep Henrico Beautiful offers County residents of all ages litter prevention and recycling programs, environmental education resources and volunteer opportunities.
The Henrico County Public Library system is comprised of nine locations and the Mobile Library Service. Our mission is to promote reading and lifelong learning, connect people with the information they need, and enrich community life.
Mental Health & Developmental Services
Provides a comprehensive program of mental health, intellectual disabilities, and substance abuse services.
The Permit Center is a "One Stop Shop" for residential permitting needs. Whether adding a deck, building a garage, or simply gathering information for a future project, the Permit Center staff are ready to be of assistance.
The Planning Department advises and makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, and Board of Zoning Appeals on land use applications such as rezonings, provisional use permits, conditional use permits and variances and reviews all new development (subdivision, plans of development and administrative site plans) to ensure compliance with the county’s zoning.
Provides protective services to Henrico citizens.
Public Relations & Media Services
Promotes general government activities, initiatives and programs. Services include news releases, media relations, photography, graphic design, video production, Henrico County Television (HCTV) and social media.
Provides services in the areas of waste management, refuse collection, recycling, litter control, street lighting, water distribution, and sewage collection and treatment.
Constructs and maintains Henrico’s roads and drainage systems. Provides services in traffic engineering and transportation planning.
Offers services in the acquisition, sale, and lease of all real property used by the County.
Recreation and Parks
Offers programs and activities to meet a variety of interests for all ages, including residents with special needs. The Division is also charged with the development, construction, and maintenance of all recreation facilities and sites.
The school system serves the families of Henrico County, Virginia, a diverse community of more than 320,000 which wraps west, north and east of the independent city and state capital of Richmond. HCPS is the sixth largest public school division in Virginia, and is comprised of 72 schools and program centers serving 50,000 students.
Maintains the county jails, court security, prisoner transportation, and service of civil process.
Provides a wide range of financial and social work services to area residents.
Voter Registration and Elections
Provides for registration and vote. Maintains accurate records relating to voter registration, elections, election officials, and candidates.