Richmond VA > Services

Last Updated: 2020-03-26


Service Name Service Business Unit Date Updated
Libraries/Public Richmond Public Libraries services include the loan of books, CDs, and DVDs; access to computers and the Internet; databases with documented information including Learning Express Learn a Test; Family Resource Centers with child development materials; Wi-Fi hotspot with free Internet access for laptops; archival research of public records; infant and pre-school story times and parenting workshops; Homework Help programs; author visits, book clubs, and poetry readings; art openings and receptions; musical concerts and recitals; and use of meeting rooms. Richmond Public Libraries 2009-11-01
Lost Animals If you have lost your pet it is important to visit the shelter at the earliest opportunity and on a regular basis. You can download the Lost Pet Poster and Tips Part 1 and Lost Pet Poster and Tips Part 2 Remember when finding or losing a pet to call and visit all surrounding shelters and the veterinary emergency centers in your area. Talk to your neighbors and get posters up! Download the Pet Lost and Found Form Animal Care & Control 2018-01-26
Meeting Rooms - Libraries, Community Centers & Other city Facilities There are meeting rooms available for civic and public service meetings at the libraries, community centers, and other city community facilities like park houses, Hickory Hill Event & Community Center, Pine Camp Arts & Community Center, or 17th Street Farmers Market. To find out more about reserving a space at one of the libraries, call (804)646-4256. For more information about community centers and other community facilities, please call the Scheduling Office with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities at (804)646-0761, (804)646-0036 or (804)646-0037.
Parks & Recreation 2019-07-01
Landfill Citizens may dispose of yard waste, appliances, tires, small trash, and large furniture items at the city's landfills. There is no gate fee, though there may be a fee for certain types of waste. Services may differ at each landfill. Both facilities are closed on Sunday and city observed holidays.

East Richmond Road Convenience Center (ERRCC)
(804) 646-4706
Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Hopkins Road Transfer Station
(804) 232-8488
Monday – Friday 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Public Works 2020-03-28
Loading zones For information about establishing or removing loading zones call (804)646-0999. Public Works 2009-11-01
Land Use Administration Land Use Administration is responsible for handling inquiries regarding the use of land and development in the city and updating the Zoning Ordinance. Copies of the ordinance and maps are available to the public. This division of the Department of Planning and Development Review is also responsible for processing special use permits, conditional use permits, community unit plans, and rezoning and subdivision requests. Contact the Land Use Administration office by phone at (804)646-6304 or fax at (804)646-5789. Planning and Development Review 2009-11-01
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