City Forms & Applications

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TitleFormatTypeDepartment
Absentee Ballot Application
Online - Virginia Department of Elections
Application
Voter Registrar's Office
Absentee Ballot Status Lookup
Online - Virginia Department of Elections
Information
Voter Registrar's Office
Admission Tax Report (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Business Tax
Commission of Revenue
Agricultural Division and Resubdivision Application
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Public Works Department
Ancillary Bond Agreement (75% Occupancy) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Agreement
Public Works Department
Ancillary Bond Agreement (Generic) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Agreement
Public Works Department
Animal License for Dogs and Cats (PDF)
PDF - Print
License
Public Works Department
Asbestos Certification Statement (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Certification
Development and Permits Department
Backflow Prevention Device Test Report (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Report
Public Utilities Department
Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Application (PDF)
PDF - Print
Application
Development and Permits Department
Boards and Commission Name Bank Application
Online Form
Application
City Clerk
Boat Assessment Appeal Form (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Personal PropertyCommission of Revenue
Boat Disposition Form (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Personal Property
Commission of Revenue
Building Permit Applications: 
Residential (PDF)
Commercial (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Online (eBUILD)
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
CBPA Appeal Application
(Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act)
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
CBPA Exception Application
(Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act)
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
CBPA Review Committee Application
(Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act)
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
Certificate of Appropriateness (Combined)
Online (eBUILD)
Historic CertificatePlanning Department
Chesapeake Expressway City Discount Program Application
Note: You must open an E-ZPass account before enrolling in the Discount Program. 
Instructions
Apply Online
Public Works Department
Chesapeake Expressway E-ZPass
Online Account
Apply Online
Public Works Department
Civic League Registration Form (PDF)
Civic League Directory
PDF - Fillable
Registration
Development and Permits Department
Conditional Use Permit Application
Online (eBUILD)
Permit Application
Planning Department
Conditional Use Permit Application Checklist (Storefronts UP-1204) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Permit Application
Planning Department
Contractor's Certification of Insuring Liability for Worker's Compensation in Virginia (PDF)
PDF - Print
VA State Form
N/A
Cost of Utility Improvements (PDF)
PDF - Print
Certification
Public Utilities Department
Courts - Circuit Court Forms
PDFs - Virginia Judicial System
Court Forms
Circuit Court
Courts - General District Court Forms
PDFs - Virginia Judicial System
Court Forms
General District Court
Courts - Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Forms
PDFs - Virginia Judicial System
Court Forms
Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court
Day Care, Group Home or Residential Care Facility Application (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Application
Development and Permits Department
Deed of Dedication (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Deed
Public Utilities Department
Deed of Easement (PDF)
Instructions (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Easement
Public Utilities Department
Defect Agreement (PDF)
PDF - Print
Agreement
Development and Permits Department
Defect Bond (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Bond
Public Utilities Department
Disabled Veterans Real Estate Tax Exemption
PDFs - Print
Application
Commission of Revenue
Document Request Form
Request copies of marriage, divorce and name change documents or copies of a criminal order, indictment or warrant from the Circuit Court Clerk.
Online - Circuit Court Clerk
Request
Circuit Court Clerk
Electrical Permit Application (PDF)
Please read electrical permit procedures before completing your electronic permit.
PDF - Fillable
Online (eBUILD)
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Employment Application, City of Chesapeake
Online Account
Apply Online
Human Resources Department
Excavation Bond (PDF)
PDF - Print
BondPublic Works Department
Fence Permit Application (PDF)
Fence Application - for Secondary Front Yard of Corner Lots and Through Lots Only (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Development and Permits Department
Field Change Request (PDF)
Field Change Request Instructions (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Request
Public Utilities Department
Fire Protection Permit Application (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Permit ApplicationDevelopment and Permits Department
Flat Rate Room Tax Report (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Business Tax
Commission of Revenue
Food and Beverage Tax Report (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Business Tax
Commission of Revenue
Food Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Apply for Benefits
Virginia Department of Social Services CommonHelp
Application
Human Services
Garage and Yard Sales - Permit No Longer Required
N/A
N/A
N/A
Hauling and Moving Permit (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Permit Application
Public Works Department
Hazardous Materials Systems Permit Application (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Health Department (Virginia Department of Health) Forms
Online and PDFs - Virginia Department of Heath
Health Department FormsN/A
HRSD Project Information Form
Word Documents - Hampton Roads Sanitation District
Public Utilities and HRSD
N/A
Inspection Request
Online (eBUILD)
Apply Online
Development and Permits Department
Land Disturbing Permit Application (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Land Locked Property Agreement for Water and/or Sewer Connection (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Agreement
Public Utilities Department
Leak Adjustment Policy and Form  (PDF)
PDF - Print
Form
Public Utilities Department
Letter of Credit (PDF)
PDF - Print
Letter of Credit
Public Utilities Department
Letter of Credit (Ancillary Bond) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Letter of Credit
Development and Permits Department
Letter of Credit (Defect Bond) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Letter of Credit
Development and Permits Department
Letter of Credit (Performance Bond) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Letter of Credit
Development and Permits Department
Lodging Tax Report (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Business Tax
Commission of Revenue
Lot Grading Certification (PDF)
PDF - Print
Certification
Development and Permits Department
Mechanical / Gas Permit Application (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Mosquito Control – Request for Services
Online
Apply Online
Mosquito Control Commission
Motor Vehicle Assessment Appeal Form (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Personal PropertyCommission of Revenue
Moving Building or Structure Permit (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Development and Permits Department
Neighborhood Association Registration Form (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Registration
Development and Permits Department
Neighborhood Coordination Emergency Contacts Form (PDF)
PDF - Print
Information
Development and Permits Department
Notice of Claim
Instructions for Filing Claims for Compensation 

Online
Apply Online
City Attorney
On-Site Statement of Completion (PDF)
PDF - Print
Statement
Public Utilities Department
Outdoor Sales Permit Application - Agricultural (PDF)
Outdoor Sales Permit Application- Nonagricultural (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Online (eBUILD)
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Outdoor Special Event Application (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Application
Parks and Recreation Department
Permit Application (PDF)
Franchise Utilities Only
PDF - Fillable
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Permit Bond (PDF)
PDF - Print
Bond
Development and Permits Department
Permits
See Building Permit, Electrical Permit, Mechanical/Gas Permit, and Plumbing Permit
N/AN/ADevelopment and Permits Department
Pet Adoption Applications
Dog Adoption (PDF)
Cat Adoption (PDF)
PDF - Print
Application
Animal Services
Plan Review Fee (PDF)
PDF - Print
Fee
Development and Permits Department
Plumbing Permit (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Online (eBUILD)
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Pool Fence Affidavit (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Affidavit
Development and Permits Department
Preliminary Site Plan Application
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
Preliminary Subdivision Plan Application
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
Probate Information Form (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Information
Circuit Court
PUD Creation/Modification Application
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
PUD Deviation Application
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
Real Estate Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of US Armed Forces Member Killed in Action (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Application
Commission of Revenue
Refund or Prorated Assessment, Request for (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Request Form
Commission of Revenue
Rental Tax Report (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Business Tax
Commission of Revenue
Request for Refund or Prorated Assessment (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Personal PropertyCommission of Revenue
Resident Notification (PDF)
PDF - Print
Notify
Public Works Department
Return of Business Tangible Personal Property for Local Taxation (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Business Tax
Commission of Revenue
Rezoning Application
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
Right of Way Permit Application
Contact permits engineer in Development and Permits Department
N/A757-382-6101
Development and Permits Department
Right-of-Way Monument Letter (PDF)
Print on consultant's letterhead
PDF - Print
Letter
Development and Permits Department
Runoff Control Permit Application (PDF)
PDF - Print
Permit Application
Public Utilities Department
Sewage and Water Service Forms, VA Department of Health (for septic and private wells)
PDFs - Virginia Department of Health
Division of Sewage and Water Services
N/A
Sewer Facility Operation and Maintenance Agreement (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Agreement
Public Utilities Department
Shed Permit Application (Less Than 256 Square Feet) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Sign Permit Application (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Online (eBUILD)
Permit Application
Development and Permits Department
Site Plan Construction Statement of Completion (PDF)
PDF - Print
Statement
Public Utilities Department
Smart Tag and City Discount Program Application
Chesapeake Expressway
Instructions
Apply On and OfflinePublic Works Department
Solicitor Application – Door to Door (PDF)
PDF - Print
Permit Application
Police Department
Special Exception Application
PDFs - Print
Application
Planning Department
Special Inspection, Hampton Roads Area Statement of (PDF)
Instructions
PDF - Print
Statement
Development and Permits Department
Statement of Responsibility for Subdivision Inspection Fees (PDF)
PDF - Print
Fees
Development and Permits Department
Statement of Responsibility – Project Fees (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Fees
Public Utilities Department
Street Closure Petition
Online (eBUILD)
Petition
Planning Department
Street Light Installation Cost Agreement (PDF)
Print on your letterhead with address
PDF - Print
Agreement
Development and Permits Department
Subdivision (Performance) Agreement (2-party) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Agreement
Development and Permits Department
Subdivision (Performance) Agreement (3-party) (PDF)
PDF - Print
Agreement
Development and Permits Department
Subdivision Agreement Notarization Forms (PDF)
PDF - Print
Notary
Planning Department
Subdivision Variance Application
Online (eBUILD)
Application
Planning Department
Temporary Water Meter Agreement (PDF)
PDF - Print
Agreement
Public Utilities Department
Use Permit Excavation Borrow Pit Application (PDF)
Instructions (PDF)
PDF - Print
Permit Application
Planning Department
Use Permit Solid Waste Application (PDF)
Instructions (PDF)
PDF - Print
Permit Application
Planning Department
Utility Field Change Request (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Request
Public Utilities Department
Vacation of Interior Lot Lines
Instructions Only (PDF)
Instructions
Instructions OnlyPlanning Department
Vendor Registration Application (PDF)
PDF - Fillable
Application
Purchasing Division
Volunteer Application, City of Chesapeake, Chesapeake Employment Site
Online Account
Apply Online
Human Resources Department
Voter Registration Application, Virginia
Online - Virgina Department of Social Services
Application
Voter Registrar's Office
W.I.C. - Women, Infants and Children
Online - Virgina Department of Social Services
Apply Online
Human Services
Water and Sewer Home Service Application
Release Form (PDF) to turn on water when not home
Online
Apply Online
Public Utilities Department
Zoning (see Rezoning Application)
N/AApplication
Planning Department