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The 2023 Beautiful York County calendar is now available at the following locations while supplies last: You can also download a printable copy here.
View York County live streaming media or archives of our Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission meetings.
Board of Supervisor Meetings are live, Tuesday at 6 pm and rebroadcast Wednesday - Friday at 11 am, 7 pm, and 11 pm and on Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm.
For most county citizens, the answer is VDOT - the Virginia Department of Transportation. In fact, VDOT is responsible for maintenance of all public streets, roads, and highways in the county (in contrast to cities, where the city governments are responsible for maintenance). The exceptions to this general rule are the various private streets, for example in townhouse or condominium developments, where property owners' associations have maintenance responsibility. VDOT maintains the following for citizens to report road problems or concerns:
You can reach the local VDOT Residency Administrator's office by phone at 253-5138; the Williamsburg Area Maintenance Headquarters at 253-5138; or, the Seaford Area Maintenance Headquarters at 898-5151. You can also submit a service request by calling the central service center at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (367-7623). Other helpful links are below.
VDOT Customer Service Center
Online Work Request
Find out more about the Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Building here.
You can follow the progress on the York County Library Page.
The Planning Division and the Office of Development Services puts together a monthly Development Activity Report. That report and more can be found in the county's Development Dashboard located on the Development Services webpage here.
to York County! See New Resident Information Here.
Neil A. Morgan, County Administrator$210,000.00
James E. Barnett, Jr., County Attorney$191,860.00
Mark L. Bellamy, Jr., Deputy County Administrator$175,718.00
Stephen P. Kopczynski, Fire Chief$163,686.00
Brian Fuller, Director of Community Services/Assistant County Administrator$160,556.00
Richard Hill, County Attorney Designee$158,187.00
Timothy D. Wyatt, Director of Information Technology$154,800.00
D. Terry Hall, Director of Emergency Communications$151,686.00
Joseph A. Sisler, Deputy Director of Public Works$144,896.00
Theresa S. Owens, Director of Finance$141,280.00
Yes. Each week, the Board of Supervisors is provided with a package of memos, letters, reports, etc. from the County Administrator, regional bodies, and staff members.
This package is posted online on the Board’s website for citizens to review. This initiative is in keeping with the Board’s strategic priority of Effective and Outstanding Communications and Civic Engagement.
You can reach the local VDOT Residency Administrator's office by phone at 253-5138; the Williamsburg Area Maintenance Headquarters at 253-5138; or, the Seaford Area Maintenance Headquarters at 898-5151. You can also submit a service request online at http://www.virginiadot.org by clicking on "Report a Road Problem" in the upper right-hand corner, or call the central service center at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (367-7623).
The Board of Supervisors appointed community members to the Comprehensive Plan Review Steering Committee, including (for the first time ever) a member of the York County Youth Commission, to assist with the review of this planning document. The Committee has begun to meet and will continue its activities through the 2019. For information about the Committee and the Comprehensive Plan review, visit www.York2040.com. Check back often as the site will be updated throughout the process.
Any dead animal that is found on private property becomes the responsibility of the property owner. Any dead animal that is found on a private road becomes the responsibility of the property owner or their Homeowners Association. If a dead animal is found to be on a roadway that is maintained by VDOT, it will be responsibility of VDOT to remove it. If a dead animal is found on a public roadway that is maintained by VDOT, contact the York County Emergency Dispatch Center at their non-emergency number (757) 890-3621.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO OPERATE A SHORT-TERM RENTAL, PLEASE CONTACT THE YORK COUNTY PLANNING DIVISION AT (757) 890-3404 OR BY EMAIL AT PLANNING@YORKCOUNTY.GOV, OR VISIT OUR OFFICE IN THE YORK COUNTY ADMINISTRATION CENTER AT 224 BALLARD STREET IN YORKTOWN.
Under the Board of Supervisors Menu tab on our website, there is a link for "Presentations to the Board". You can also view that page here.
Yes. The county and schools share many services. Some of these are:
York County does not require a permit for yard sales. The Code requires that anyone having a yard sale not have more than two (2) a year, and that they last no more than three (3) days each event.