City Treasurer

CLOSED To The Public Until Further Notice
Please see below for information on Tax Payments:
·  (24 hours) 

·        Phone:1-877-248-7615 (24 hours)

·        24-hourdrop boxes located at Columbia Street, next to City Hall
      and at the ChurchlandBranch, 4934 High Street West

·        Mailto: Portsmouth City Treasurer
                  801 Crawford Street
                  Portsmouth, VA 23704

*Call 757-393-8651 for assistance*

The Treasurer’s Office was established and is governed by the Constitution of Virginia.   

Duties & Responsibilities

The range of the Treasurer's duties encompass the collection of state and local funds, the disbursement and investment of local funds, and the accounting of those funds.

The Treasurer is responsible for the receipt, deposit, investment, reconciliation, safekeeping, and disbursement of funds.  The Treasurer is the Chief Investment Officer for the City, working with the Finance Department and the banking community for the highest and safest return on investments.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Treasurer's Office is to serve the public in a courteous and efficient manner in the performance of duties.  All citizens are to be treated with respect and in a professional manner.  Excellent customer service for all citizens is the standard.
  ~Paige D. Cherry