1. City Photos

    View an array of scenic Portsmouth photos in our photo gallery album.

  2. Civic Leagues

    Access contact information for the civic leagues of Portsmouth.

  3. Code Enforcement

    Environmental Inspections / Code enforcement administers and enforces the Virginia Maintenance Code which regulates the maintenance standards of both residential and commercial properties.

  4. Community Events

    Find upcoming community and department events to participate in.

  5. Community Involvement

    As a citizen, get involved in the Portsmouth community through these mediums including feedback forms.

  6. Community News

    Stay up-to-date on current organizational news and announcements.

  7. Contact Portsmouth Departments

    Contact Portsmouth Departments and individual employees.

  8. Data Profile

    Read in introduction to Porsmouth's data gathered over the years.

  9. Disparity Study

    Here you can find the disparity study documents as well as bid and vendor information.

  10. Flood Information

    Learn about flood awareness, floodplain, developing and building in the floodplain, flood insurance, and the Community Rating System Program.

  11. Fraud, Waste & Abuse Hotline

    The City of Portsmouth Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline number is 757-393-8678 and is administered by the Office of the City Auditor.

  12. History

    Portsmouth was founded as a town in 1752, on 65 acres of land on the shores of the Elizabeth River.

  13. Newcomer

    Welcome to Portsmouth, and to the Portsmouth Family. As a new resident, you may have some questions about the City of Portsmouth and the many services available to you.

  14. Official Coast Guard City

    The Coast Guard selected Portsmouth due to the city's nearly 200 years of support. The honorary distinction is indicative of the productive, ongoing relationship between the Portsmouth community and local Coast Guard units, including the 5th District, Atlantic Area, Base Portsmouth and Sector Hampton Roads.

  15. Portsmouth Families

    Visit the Portsmouth Families website to find information about family support, early childhood, recreation and culture, self improvement, safe and drug free, and about the program.

  16. Portsmouth Events

    Visit to find a list of event by the month, ongoing events, signature events, tools to plan your day, and submit an event of your own.

  17. Portsmouth Pavilion

  18. Community Partners