Apply for a Park Event Permit
A permit is required to hold outdoor events such as festivals, runs, walks, or parades on Henrico County park property. Events may be held during regular park hours; parks are open daily from dawn to dusk year-round.
Because We Care Adoption Program
This program offers citizen volunteers the opportunity to become proactive in the fight against litter throughout Henrico County.
Because We Care Evaluation Form
Fill this form out and submit after completing your organization's cleanup.
Because We Care Supply Request Form
If you are doing a project for Keep Henrico Beautiful and need supplies, please fill out the form and submit to us.
Become a Henrico Master Gardener Volunteer
Henrico Master Gardeners are trained volunteer educators. They work within their local communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices through sustainable landscape management education and training.
Become a Volunteer
The Henrico County Public Relations Department offers opportunities for individuals to volunteer time and services to County departments through the Volunteer Services Program.
Blue Public Hearing Sign??
Did you happen to see a big blue sign with the County Seal and the words “Public Hearing”? The sign indicates that a property owner has applied for rezoning, a use permit, or a variance.
Board of Supervisors Meeting Participation Registration
Register to participate in Board of Supervisor meetings during the public comment period and public hearing items.
Community Cleanup Program
Find if there is a Community Cleanup scheduled near you.
Create a Business Emergency Plan
Henrico County Office of Emergency Management (HOEM) has developed these templates to help State licensed facilities meet the requirement for developing Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans (CEMP).
Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services is committed to delivering high quality services. Programs are licensed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services. Professional staff includes case managers, intellectual disability specialists, clinical social workers, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, and prevention specialists. Extensive supervision and consultation is provided to all staff and professional development is required. Ongoing evaluation of programs is conducted to assure high quality services.
A dog license is required for dogs four months of age or older unless the dog is used as a service dog. Licenses must be obtained no later than 30 days after a dog turns four months old or within 30 days of the expiration date on the license receipt. Kennel licenses are due on January 1st and no later than January 31st of each year and are paid annually.
EngAGE in Henrico: Resources for Older Citizens
Connecting seniors to services offered within the local County departments and in the region.
EngAge Newsletter Sign-Up
Sign up for Henrico County's EngAge Newsletter.
Enterprise Zone Program
Business located within the Henrico Enterprise Zone are eligible for financial and other assistance from both the County of Henrico and the Commonwealth of Virginia for business expansion and improvements to business property.
In addition to the county Zoning Ordinance, Henrico follows state law regulations regarding exotic animals. These laws apply in Henrico and are subject to change.
File a Building Violation Complaint
Report buildings or structures in disrepair, overcrowding, work taking place without required permits or graffiti that is visible from the public right of way.
File a Standing Water Complaint
File a Standing Water Complaint
File a Zoning or Environmental Complaint
File a zoning ordinance violation complaint.
First Time Homebuyers – Downpayment and Closing Cost Assistance
Financial assistance with downpayment and closing costs for qualified first-time, low and moderate income homebuyers is available for Henrico residents purchasing a home in Henrico County.
Garden Talks – Do You Need a Speaker?
The Henrico Extension Office offers presentations to interested garden clubs, civic organizations, homeowners associations, and other community organizations in Henrico County.
GRTC Service Expansion
Henrico is enhancing public transit service, with expanded routes and operating hours, to increase access to jobs, shopping and other services throughout the county.
Henrico Alert is one of the many tools that Henrico County Public Safety officials can use to notify you of critical information like evacuation notices to missing child alerts
Henrico CERT Member Volunteer Hours
CERT event volunteer hours recorded.
Henrico CERT Training
The purpose of the Henrico County Community Emergency Response Team (HCCERT) is to provide training to citizens so that they can offer assistance immediately following a disaster when local public safety resources may be overwhelmed. HCCERT members learn basic first aid, search and rescue, and fire suppression techniques. More importantly, HCCERT members learn how to PREPARE for a disaster long before one occurs. By being prepared and knowing how to respond, HCCERT members will be able to assist family, friends, neighbors, or coworkers following a disaster until help arrives.
Homeowner Association Lookup
Does your neighborhood have a Homeowners Association (HOA)? Use the Lookup feature to examine the boundaries of an HOA and identify common areas. If you have any questions or comments about the Lookup call 501-4757.
Homeowner Rehabilitation and Repair Assistance
Assist current homeowners with improvements to their homes with both minor and emergency repairs and moderate rehabilitation.
Homeowner’s Enhancement Guide
The Homeowner’s Enhancement Guide is a means to help property owners envision an improved and more comfortable home for the future.
Land Use Program
Title 58.1-3230 through 3244 of the Code of Virginia provides for the assessment of land based on use value rather than market value. Use value is the assessment of the land for a specific purpose and is generally lower than market value. This is a local option statute adopted by Henrico County in 1976. The requirements for qualification and use values are established by the State Land Evaluation Advisory Council.
Landowner and Agricultural Producer Services
The District provides assistance for agricultural practices that protect and improve water quality of Virginia's streams and rivers.
Local Government 101: Henrico’s Youth Educational Program
The program includes an interactive presentation, meet and greet with county officials, and educational activities. Students and scouts will be given participation forms and additional material to help them accomplish their assignments or badge requirements.
Need a Grower’s Certificate?
A Grower's Certificate confirms that a Henrico County citizen grows or produces items within Henrico County and is therefore eligible to sell these items, unprocessed and unprepared, in Henrico County. Items may include vegetables, fruits, poultry, eggs, flowers, herbs, etc
POD, Site Plan and Subdivision Review
This is a schedule of filing deadlines and expected action dates for administrative plan reviews.
Polling Location Information
Find Polling Location, Voting Precinct Information, Elected Officials, Driving Direction to Polling Location, Election Sample Ballot
Forms and general information regarding the legal operation of a short-term rental within the County of Henrico.
Student Government Day
Students from each of our high schools fill the roles of general government and school administrative officials on one special day each year.
Tag N Tow Program
Henrico County’s Community Maintenance Division, along with the Division of Police, are required to act upon any inoperable or abandoned motor vehicle parked on a public right of way, such as on the side of the road or in a median.
Zoning Confirmation Letter
A zoning confirmation letter is a written statement of the zoning regulations, permitted uses, and development approvals related to a parcel of land. They are frequently requested by lenders or others involved in a commercial real estate transaction who need written assurance that the property complies with all local land use regulations.