1. City Code & Charter

    View our instructions for accessing the City's Code.

  2. Keep Portsmouth Beautiful

    To help beautify Portsmouth through the adoption of public areas by organizations, businesses and individuals.

  3. Logo Limitation Use

    Privacy Policy and terms have been developed to educate our users and demonstrate our commitment to your privacy.

  4. Permits / Inspections

    This department is responsible for enforcing the Building Codes as they relate to the manner in which a building is constructed, altered, renovated or has a change of use, to assure that it is sound and reasonably safe.

  5. Tax Collection & Rates

    Read about the computation of tax and tax collection process.

  6. Vital Records

    Find out the multiple ways you can obtain a birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate.

  7. Archived Minutes

    City of Portsmouth Archived Minutes

  8. Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

    City of Portsmouth, Virginia Freedom Of Information Act, Rights & Responsibilities