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Public Works

Henrico County Public Works Department

The Department of Public Works is responsible for developing, improving and maintaining, an efficient and safe transportation and drainage network for Henrico County.   The Department of Public Works is divided into 7 Divisions: Administration, Construction, DesignEngineering and Environmental ServicesRoad Maintenance, Transportation Development, and Traffic Engineering . These divisions insure that all engineering, construction and maintenance work for roads, drainage, transit service, and erosion control follow the acceptable standards achievable with the efficient use of capital expenditures to provide the residents of Henrico County the ability to travel throughout the County in a safe manner and with minimum congestion. We strive to provide each resident with the informative and factual response to any inquiry in a timely manner.

Notice

If you are leaving any bond documents with payments for Public Works, please note the following ways to submit your documents:

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PUT “PUBLIC WORKS” ON ANYTHING THAT IS SUBMITTED:

  • Leave in Public Works cart located in the lobby of the Administration Building.
  • By Mail PUBLIC WORKS, Attention: Debra Brocco, P.O. Box 90775, Henrico, VA 23273 (or 4305 East Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23228)
  • In person appointment with the respective Review Engineer
  • Customer can deposit payments/bond documents to brown utility drop payment box located in front of the Administration Annex building. This is a secure box that is checked daily.

UPON REQUEST, A RECEIPT WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE DATE OF DROP OFF. IF THIS IS REQUESTED, PLEASE MAKE SURE TO LEAVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS WITH THE PAPERWORK THAT IS BEING DROPPED OFF.

THANK YOU!

New Floodplain Ordinance (Effective September 1, 2021)

On August 10, 2021, the Board of Supervisors adopted a new Floodplain Ordinance. The new ordinance will be effective September 1, 2021 and is located in Chapter 10: Environment of the Henrico County Code (previously in Chapter 24: Zoning). The new ordinance is available for download below. 

New Design Manual (Effective September 1, 2021)

The Department of Public Works has issued a new Design Manual, which will be effective on September 1, 2021. The Board of Supervisors approval was received on August 10, 2021. The new manual can be accessed on the Design Division’s Manual webpage here: https://henrico.us/works/design/manual/ 

HenricoNEXT

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The Planning Department has begun to update the county’s current comprehensive plan (2026 Comprehensive Plan, adopted in 2009). This important document will provide the framework for how the county will grow and develop over the next 20 years. We are asking you to be involved in “HenricoNext”, the public engagement component to help create a cohesive, countywide vision for Henrico in 2045. To begin shaping that vision, residents are encouraged to provide feedback on a host of issues ahead of community meetings that will be scheduled next year. To sign-up for future updates or submit comments, please visit www.henriconext.us.

Henrico Department of Public Works
4305 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23228

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

DPW@henrico.us

 
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