Before applying for a business license through the County of Henrico Finance Department, business owners must register the business name with the Clerk of the Virginia State Corporation Commission if the business will be operating under an assumed or fictitious name.
In civil cases of a domestic relations nature, the Circuit Court has exclusive jurisdiction in divorce and annulment matters, including property settlement/equitable distribution of marital assets. Matters involving child support, custody, and visitation may or may not originate in the circuit court, depending on various factors.
Civil cases are brought to enforce, redress, or protect the private rights of an individual, organization or government entity.
In civil cases where monetary claims range from $4,500 to $25,000, the Circuit Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the General District Court. Monetary disputes involving more than $25,000 fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Circuit Court.
The division of Risk Management handles all claims for personal injury and property damage asserted against the County.
File a zoning ordinance violation complaint.
A Plan of Development (POD) is a detailed engineering plan for multi-family, commercial, and industrial projects that contains all of the essential details necessary to construct site improvements. The POD process is designed to provide a means by which the numerous reviews and recommendations of all applicable Henrico County, State and Federal agencies can be coordinated. This integrated process is managed by the Planning Department and coordinated with County and certain external agencies.
There are three types of stalking/serious bodily injury protective orders: Emergency, Preliminary, and Permanent Protective Orders. An Emergency Protective Order (up to 72 hours) can be issued by a magistrate or a police officer. (If a warrant is issued for assault and battery against a family or household member and the magistrate finds there is probable danger of further acts of family abuse by the defendant, the magistrate is directed to issue an emergency protective order.)
The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office records deeds, deeds of trust (mortgages), and other official instruments/documents associated with land transactions.
SARA Title III Information and Tier II reporting
A Subdivision plan is a detailed engineering plan for residential projects that contains all of the essential details necessary to construct site improvements. The Subdivision process is designed to provide a means by which the numerous reviews and recommendations of all applicable Henrico County, State and Federal agencies can be coordinated. For certain residential development, such as multi-family or zero-lot lines, the review process is integrated with the Plan of Development (POD) process. This integrated process is managed by the Planning Department and coordinated with County and certain external agencies.