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Emergency Alerts

121 Alerts
May 14, 2021 4:40 PM

Fire in Battersea Area of Petersburg

Petersburg Firefighters are on scene of a large fire at a warehouse involving Styrofoam wood pallets and other warehouse equipment. The fire is being fought by Petersburg Fire with Dinwiddie and Prince George assisting. No injuries reported at this time....

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May 10, 2021 9:29 AM

Power Outage - Systems Down

Due to power outage, the office of billing and collections is unable to process payments, start/stop services or perform account inquiries. Dominion has been notified and repairs should begin soon. We will continue to provide updates.

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Latest Update:

May 10, 2021 10:40 AM

Network access has been restored. The Office of Billing and Collections can once again process payments, start/stop services, and perform account inquiries

May 4, 2021 6:04 PM

Circuit Court Clerk's Office Closed May 5th

The Petersburg Circuit Court Clerks' Office will be closed Wednesday, May 5th for facility maintenance. The office will reopen at 8am on Thursday, May 6th.

April 27, 2021 12:30 PM

Waterline Damage - Diamond & St. Luke Street

NOTICE: Due to waterline damage, residents in the area of Diamond Street and St. Luke Street may temporarily experience low water pressure or loss of service. Crews are mobilizing to repair the waterline. More updates to follow.

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Latest Update:

April 27, 2021 4:48 PM

The waterline repair for the Diamond St. and St. Luke Street area is now complete.

April 22, 2021 7:17 AM

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office Closed Today (4/22)

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office is closed today due to power outage. Circuit Court is open. The Circuit Court Clerk's Office will reopen Friday, April 23 at 8am.

Latest Update:

April 22, 2021 7:27 AM

UPDATE: Power has been restored and the Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office will open today.

April 16, 2021 8:29 AM

Fiscal Management Building Closed on 4/16/21

NOTICE: The Fiscal Management Building (144 N. Sycamore Street) will be closed today due to emergency maintenance issues. This includes the Commissioner of the Revenue Office and the Office of Billing and Collections. All offices will resume normal...

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March 30, 2021 10:26 AM

St. Andrews Street Bridge Project: Potential Low Water Pressure in the Area

St. Andrews Street Bridge Project: An 18” transmission water line will be isolated for realignment today. If citizens or businesses in the area surrounding the St. Andrews Street bridge experience low water pressure or loss of water services they should...

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March 24, 2021 1:26 PM

Transit detours due to flooding

Notice: Petersburg Area Transit detours today (3.24.21) due to flooded streets:
- Washington St./Lee Avenue cannot service Youngs Rd.
- Blandford is out of service Wythe street closed.
- South Park Mall out of Service Wythe street closed.
- South Crater...

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Latest Update:

March 24, 2021 3:58 PM

UPDATE: All routes are now back to regular schedule.

March 8, 2021 2:00 PM

Office of Billing & Collections Closed to the Public on 3/12/2021

Reminder: The Office of Billing and Collections will be closed to the public on Friday, March 12, 2021 for in-service training. The next in-service training day will be April 2, 2021.

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February 18, 2021 10:41 PM

Petersburg Government Offices on 2-hour delay on February 19

City of Petersburg offices will open on a 2-hour delay Friday, February 19.

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February 18, 2021 11:48 AM

Petersburg Area Transit Ending Service Early due to Icy Road Conditions

NEW UPDATE - TRANSIT: Due to rapidly declining road conditions, Petersburg Area Transit will now provide its last run at 1:15PM today - February 18, 2021. PAT prioritizes safety and will continue to assess the road conditions and provide updates for...

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February 18, 2021 8:00 AM

Petersburg Government Offices Closed February 18 due to inclement weather

Due to inclement weather and freezing temperatures, Petersburg City Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, February 18. The COVID-19 Vaccine hotline for Petersburg will also be closed on February 18th.

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February 17, 2021 8:23 PM

Petersburg Area Transit Delayed

Petersburg Area Transit will operate on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, February 18.

See routes here: https://www.petersburgva.gov/524/Routes

February 15, 2021 7:24 AM

Residential Trash Collection Update

Meridian Waste will be collecting Friday (Feb 12) residential trash collections in Petersburg on Mon. Feb. 15. All other residential trash collections will be on a one day slide this week. Thank you for your patience.

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February 14, 2021 10:22 PM

Petersburg Area Transit on a 2-hour delay on February 15, 2021

For Monday, February 15, PAT will remain on a 2-hour delay and will continue using the inclement weather routes, servicing only main roads. Secondary roads will not be serviced due to downed trees and power lines.

February 14, 2021 9:28 PM

City of Petersburg Opens Warming & Charging Center Due to Power Outages

With the large number of Petersburg residents who remain without power after this weekend’s ice storm, the City of Petersburg has opened a warming/charging center. The warming center is open at Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) located at 100 West Washington...

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February 13, 2021 5:15 PM

Closed roads in Petersburg: Updates

Roads Open Again:
a. Baxter Rd between Travis Ln and Travis Ln
b. Homestead Drive between Valor Dr and Midland Ave
c. Graham Road between Jefferson Place and Pine Ridge Road

New Road Closures
a. Harrison St @ Filmore St

February 13, 2021 2:31 PM

Closed roads in Petersburg: Updates

Roads Open Again:
a. Crater Road between Weyanoke Street and Claremont Street
b. Defense Road between Baylors Lane and Johnson Road
c. 1500 Block of Brandon Avenue (Dead-end)

New Road Closures:
a. Homestead Drive between Valor Drive and Midland Ave
b....

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February 13, 2021 12:53 PM

Closed roads in Petersburg due to ice storm

The following roads are currently closed in Petersburg due to trees in the roadway and downed power lines. Petersburg public safety teams, streets teams, and Dominion crews are working to clear the area. Avoid the area and expect delays! Please remember...

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February 13, 2021 11:53 AM

Road Closure - S. Crater Road @ Maycox Street

Road Closure - S. Crater Road @ Maycox Street is closed due to a vehicle crash and a tree in the roadway. Avoid the area and expect delays.

Remember to stay at home during this storm as the roads are icy and dangerous.

February 12, 2021 12:59 AM

Emergency Closing - 2/12/2021

Due to inclement weather and the expected low temperatures, Petersburg City Government Offices will be closed on Friday, February 12, 2021.

Further updates on Petersburg Area Transit will be provided as they become available.

February 11, 2021 4:14 PM

Puddledock road in Petersburg will be closed February 15-19.

Puddledock road in Petersburg will be closed February 15-19 for extensive repair work.

February 9, 2021 12:56 PM

Billing/Collections Office Closed on 2/12 for Training

The Office of Billing and Collections will be closed to the public on Friday, February 12th for in-service training. The next in-service training day will be March 12th. Training days are listed and available here:...

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February 1, 2021 8:18 AM

Petersburg Circuit Court Opening at 10:00am

Petersburg Circuit Court will open at 10:00 am on February 1, 2021.

January 28, 2021 7:20 AM

Opening Delay - 1/28/2021

NOTICE: Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 9:30am today (1/28/21).

Petersburg Area Transit Routes are running on their regular schedule.

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January 20, 2021 1:08 PM

New Due Date for Petersburg January 2021 Utility Bills

Due to system connection difficulties, January 2021 utility bills will now be due on Monday, February 8, 2021.

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January 5, 2021 2:50 PM

Petersburg Utilities crew currently repairing a damaged hydrant

Petersburg Utilities crew is currently repairing a damaged hydrant at the corner of Jefferson Street and E. Washington Street. Isolating the water lines may be necessary, which may affect service and pressure in the area. Affected residents can call...

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Latest Update:

January 5, 2021 4:18 PM

The hydrant repair at the corner of Jefferson Street and E. Washington Street is complete.

January 5, 2021 2:38 PM

Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will be closed to the public on Friday January 8, 2021

Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will be closed to the public on Friday January 8, 2021 for in-service training. Payments will still be accepted through the drop box and online by visiting www.petersburgva.gov and clicking 'Online Payments.'
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December 30, 2020 12:24 PM

NOTICE: Water Crew Working on N. Carolina Avenue

NOTICE: A water crew is currently working on water valve on N. Carolina Ave. Customers on St. Luke , St. Mark , VA. Ave. may be affected for approximately 2 hours today.

December 8, 2020 8:58 AM

Petersburg Billing and Collections Closed to the Public on 12/11

The Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections (located at 144 N. Sycamore Street) will be closed to the public on Friday, December 11th for an in-service training day. Payments can still be made online at www.petersburgva.gov. To speak to a customer...

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November 2, 2020 3:13 PM

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office Closed on Election Day

PETERSBURG CIRCUIT COURT CLERK’S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020. THE CIRCUIT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE WILL REOPEN ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2020 AT 8:00 AM.

TO FILE ELECTION DAY CHALLENGES ON NOVEMBER 3RD, CALL (804) 431-5592

November 2, 2020 2:04 PM

Billing/Collections Office Closed on 11/6 for Training

The Petersburg Billing and Collections Office will be closed on Friday, November 6th for in-service team training.

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October 28, 2020 10:49 AM

Water Line Repair - 10.28.20

Petersburg Public Works will be making additional repairs to an 18" water line on Jefferson Street today (10/28/20). Customers may temporarily experience low water pressure and/or service interruptions. We apologize for any inconvenience this repair may...

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Latest Update:

October 28, 2020 4:48 PM

UPDATE (PETERSBURG): The Jefferson Street water line repair has been completed (4:40pm, 10/28/20).

October 19, 2020 8:37 PM

Waterline Repair (10.19.20)

Update: The 18-inch waterline repair is now complete. Over the next few hours, the Utilities team will gradually begin restoring water services. This process is done gradually to prevent a sudden increase in water pressure that could potentially cause...

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October 19, 2020 5:35 PM

Potential Water Service Interruption

NOTICE: Due to Dominion Va. Power rupturing a transmission line while conducting a repair, some Petersburg residents and businesses may be experiencing low water pressure or a complete interruption in water service. Crews will continue working throughout...

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October 17, 2020 7:33 PM

Online Bill Pay Restored

Access to the Petersburg online bill pay portal has been restored. Thank you for your patience and understanding in this matter.

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October 17, 2020 1:33 PM

Online Bill Pay Temporarily Out of Service

NOTICE: Online bill pay for City of Petersburg is temporarily unavailable. Teams are working to resolve the issue. Updates to follow. We apologize for this inconvenience.

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September 22, 2020 3:53 PM

Watermain Repair - Update

Update: The water leak has been contained and the Utilities team is in the process of restoring water services to impacted customers. Work will continue on the permanent repair.

September 22, 2020 10:26 AM

Watermain Repair - Interruption in Water Services

Notice: Due to a watermain break, the Petersburg Utilities team has placed a shutdown around Halifax Street - South of I-85 until further notice. Residents and Businesses in the area may experience low water pressure or no water services until the repair...

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July 20, 2020 6:55 PM

Petersburg 911 System Update

Petersburg Police will conduct a planned 911 system update on Tuesday, July 21st from 1p to 3p. All 911 calls during that time will be managed by Colonial Heights Dispatch. Petersburg Police, Fire and/or EMS will still respond to all emergency calls....

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June 30, 2020 2:01 PM

Utility Billing Delay (June 2020)

Due to reading and printing delays, the utility bills for June 2020 will be mailed on July 2, 2020 and the new due date will be July 23, 2020. Commercial and Industrial customers may receive 2 bills representing their May and June bills. Bills can be...

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May 30, 2020 3:15 PM

PAT Last Run - 5:15pm on 5/30/2020

Due to potential evening road closures, Petersburg Area Transit will begin their last run at 5:15pm tonight (5/30).

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May 5, 2020 10:10 AM

City Council Meeting Link

Please see below the ZOOM meeting link and call-in phone number for the Petersburg City Council meeting today at 12:00pm.

Link to Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/94553525404

Phone Number: 1-646-558-8656

Meeting ID: 945 5352 5404

April 28, 2020 1:58 PM

4/28 City Council Meeting: New Conference Line

4/28 City Council Meeting: The City Council meeting, post recess, will be held on a new call in line. Number: 571-317-3122 Access Code: 357-938-333.

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March 31, 2020 4:32 PM

Petersburg Area Transit Suspending Service

To prevent the potential spread of COVID-19, all fixed route transit services will be suspended until further notice beginning April 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Petersburg Area Transit will only provide emergency para-transit services for current para-transit...

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Latest Update:

April 2, 2020 8:39 PM

Transit Update: Beginning Friday, April 3, 2020, Petersburg Area Transit will resume its “Essential Services Schedule” with limited bus schedule for selected routes for patrons to access essential jobs and services.

March 27, 2020 5:29 PM

Petersburg's Adjusted Hours of Operation to Continue through April 17, 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - Friday, April 17, 2020, the City of Petersburg will be operating under the, “Stay at Home Order” established by Governor Northam (Executive Order #55).

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Latest Update:

March 31, 2020 5:44 PM

Beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2020 through Friday, April 17, 2020, the City of Petersburg will be operating under the, “Stay at Home Order” established by Governor Northam (Executive Order #55).

Under this order, the City will function under Essential Personnel only. During this time, all Public Facilities will be closed to the public, as well as all staff. Those employees who have been designated as Essential Personnel should report to their place of work as prescribed by the Deputy City Manager and/or Department Director.

All Billing and Collections payments should be made via the City’s drop box or the online payment portal. Limited staff will be available during this time to address billing issues.

Additionally, all Petersburg Area Transit fixed route services will be suspended until further notice beginning April 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Petersburg Area Transit will only provide emergency para-transit services for current para-transit riders for essential business.

These steps have been taken to protect the health and safety of our employees, their families and our community. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available. Thank you for your understanding and support.

March 20, 2020 2:35 PM

Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) suspends all on-board fare collection and enforcement.

Effective immediately, Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) has suspended all on-board fare collection and enforcement.

Where possible, PAT riders will need to enter and exit through the rear doors to reduce close encounters between passengers and operators....

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March 20, 2020 11:48 AM

Bon Secours Flu Clinic in Petersburg Opens Today, 3/20

Bon Secours has established designated flu clinics for members of the community who are experiencing flu-like symptoms, which may include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or body aches.

The flu clinics are designed to evaluate and treat...

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March 16, 2020 7:28 PM

Petersburg City Government Offices Adjusting Operations

Beginning March 17, 2020, City Government office buildings will either close to the public or open with reduced operations.

Adjusted operation hours of 9:30am - 3:30pm will run from March 17, 2020 - March 30, 2020.

Facilities Closed to the Public...

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March 15, 2020 11:20 PM

Petersburg Area Transit Limited Service

PAT will provide limited service until further notice. Greyhound and Customer service will be open from 6:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. until further notice.



Routes will begin at 5:15 a.m. and last route will end at 4:15.

No service to Fort Lee.
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March 15, 2020 6:45 PM

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed on 3/16/2020

All City government offices and facilities in Petersburg will be closed Monday, March 16th for planning and to begin additional cleaning in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak.

The closures are designed to ensure the health and safety of...

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March 13, 2020 12:45 PM

City Council Meeting Postponed

In an effort to minimize the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Petersburg City Council Meeting scheduled for March 17, 2020 has been postponed until further notice.

February 20, 2020 7:32 PM

Petersburg Area Transit Delayed

NOTICE: Due to weather conditions, Petersburg Area Transit routes will begin service at 7:15a tomorrow (2/21/2020)

January 13, 2020 3:39 PM

Financial Offices Temporary Closing

Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections and Office of Finance will be closed on Wednesday, January 15th and Thursday, January 16th for office relocation and in-service training. Limited processing will be available during those days. Payments will...

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December 12, 2019 2:47 PM

Office of Billing & Collections Temporary Closing

On Friday, December 13th, Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will temporarily close from 12pm-1pm for a staff development workshop. Online payment and drop-box payment options will still be available.

November 13, 2019 5:23 PM

Office of Billing & Collections Temporary Closing

The Office of Billing and Collections will temporarily close from 12pm-2pm on Thursday, November 14th for a professional development workshop. Online payment options will still be available during this time.

April 19, 2019 2:06 PM

Petersburg Social Services Closing Early

Petersburg Social Services has closed for the day due to impending severe weather. Social Services will resume during their regular hours on Monday, April 22, 2019.

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April 19, 2019 1:26 PM

Commissioner of Revenue Office Closing Early Today

Due to impending severe weather, the Commissioner of the Revenue office will close at 2:00 PM on April 19th. For businesses planning to pay meals and lodging taxes on April 19th, it will be considered ON TIME if paid on Monday, April 22, 2019.

April 19, 2019 12:55 PM

Offices Closing Early

NOTICE: Due to impending severe weather, the following offices will close at 2:00pm today (April 19).

- Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections
- City Hall Annex
- Parks and Leisure Services
- Petersburg Public Library
- Commissioner of Revenue...

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April 11, 2019 5:09 PM

Petersburg Budget Workshops

The April 11th City Council Budget Workshop is now scheduled for April 16th at 5:30pm. The Community Budget Workshop will be held on Saturday, April 13th at 10:00am. Full calendar available at www.petersburg-va.org

March 29, 2019 11:06 AM

Online Bill Pay is Available again

Online bill payment has been repaired and is available again.

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March 29, 2019 9:40 AM

Online Bill Pay Temporarily Unavailable

We apologize for the inconvenience this morning, our online bill payment option is currently unavailable.

Our team is working to rectify this issue in a timely manner.

Payments can still be made in person and through the drop boxes. We will post as...

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March 25, 2019 12:27 PM

Petersburg Office of Billing & Collections Early Closing

Petersburg Office of Billing & Collections will close at 3:30pm today (3.25.19) due to mandatory city-wide system updates. Online bill pay will also be unavailable beginning at 3:30pm. Online bill pay will resume on 3.26.19.
We apologize for any...

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February 20, 2019 8:04 AM

City of Petersburg Lifts Mandatory Water Usage Restriction

The water line repair located on Arlington St. has been completed by Petersburg Public Works and Utilities Dept. The mandatory reduction of water consumption for Petersburg utility customers is now lifted. At this time, there is no boil water notice.

February 19, 2019 11:39 PM

Petersburg Issues Mandatory Water Restriction

Petersburg Public Works and Utilities is currently repairing a water main break at 800 Arlington Street. Due to the nature of this repair, the City is issuing a mandatory reduction of water consumption for Petersburg utility customers until further...

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February 19, 2019 4:02 PM

Water Main Repair on Arlington St. may cause low water pressure

The City of Petersburg Public Works and Utilities Department is currently repairing a 12-inch main water line located at 800 Arlington Street. Some residents in the immediate vicinity may experience discolored water or low water pressure due to this...

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January 25, 2019 9:42 AM

Office of Billing and Collections Prepares for Mid-Year Reconciliations

On Friday, January 25, 2019, the Office of Billing and Collections will briefly close from 12:00pm - 2:00pm for Mid-Year Reconciliations.

While in-person payments will not be accepted during that time, payments can still be made online at...

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December 11, 2018 7:49 PM

Petersburg City Government Offices will open during regular business hours on Wednesday, December 12

UPDATE:

Petersburg City Government Offices will open during regular business hours on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

Petersburg Area Transit will be delayed by one hour tomorrow (12/12/18). Service will be delayed until 7:15am with all bus routes in...

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December 10, 2018 9:47 PM

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed Tuesday (12/11)

With the expected low temperatures and continuous clearing of roadways, Petersburg City Government Offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Petersburg Public Works teams will continue working diligently on improving road conditions within...

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December 10, 2018 9:05 AM

No Petersburg Area Transit Service Today

UPDATE:

Due to road conditions, there will be no Petersburg Area Transit bus service today (12/10/18). This includes Para-Transit.

December 9, 2018 11:29 PM

All PAT bus routes, including Para-Transit route services will begin service at 12:15pm on 12/10/18

At this time, all PAT bus routes, including Para-Transit services will begin service at 12:15pm for Fixed routes and Para-Transit routes. Only main roads will be serviced.

Areas that will not be serviced include: Western Hills, Battlefield Park,...

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December 9, 2018 9:07 PM

Petersburg Government Offices will be closed on Monday, December 10, 2018

Due to inclement weather, Petersburg Government Offices will be closed on Monday, December 10, 2018.

Due to road conditions, there will be no Petersburg Area Transit bus service, including Para-Transit, on Monday, December 10, 2018.

Petersburg Freedom...

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December 5, 2018 12:50 PM

Petersburg Transit Notice: Washington St. and Lee Ave. Routes

Notice from Petersburg Area Transit: The Washington Street and Lee Avenue routes will be combined at the 2:45 hour today (12/5/18).

November 20, 2018 1:48 PM

Nov. 20 Petersburg City Council Meeting: Location Change

The November 20, 2018 Petersburg City Council meeting will take place at Petersburg High School Auditorium at 6:30pm

October 29, 2018 11:39 AM

Planning Offices Will Close Early on Oct. 29th

Due to the loss of a Planning and Development staff member, the Petersburg Planning and Code Compliance Offices will close today at 1:30pm and reopen tomorrow (10/30) at 8:30am.

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding during...

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October 11, 2018 10:02 PM

Petersburg Area Transit - Delayed Routes

Due to flooded roadways, Petersburg Area Transit routes will operate on a 2-hour delay tomorrow (10/12). Routes will begin service at 7am. Transit will continue monitoring conditions through the night and will provide updates.

August 21, 2018 3:16 PM

Smoke Testing in Petersburg

Reminder - The Department of Public Utilities will continue conducting sewer line smoke testing this week until Friday, Aug. 24th. Visit www.petersburg-va.org for more information.

August 21, 2018 1:11 PM

Hydrant Flushing

Petersburg Public Utilities is conducting hydrant flushing in the County Drive area. Residents and businesses in the area may temporarily experience low water pressure.

August 8, 2018 4:46 PM

Petersburg Public Utilities Prepares for Sewer Line Smoke Testing

Petersburg Public Utilities will conduct sewer line smoke testing during 8/13-8/17 and 8/20-8/24. Testing will occur on:
N. Union Street
W. Tabb Street
E. Tabb Street
River Street
Adams Street
Bollingbrook Street
High Street
Perry Street

July 2, 2018 4:56 PM

Recycling Change for July 3rd

Due to the extreme heat, Petersburg RED TUESDAY curbside recycling pickup will begin at 6:00 am tomorrow (7/3). The downtown area will begin at 7:00 am as usual.

June 11, 2018 5:21 PM

Personal Property & Real Estate Taxes

The City is currently investigating why numerous residents did not receive personal property bills.

While the City works with the local post office regarding this matter, penalties for late Personal Property payments have been suspended until June 29,...

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May 10, 2018 5:38 PM

Petersburg Anti-Poverty Commission Meeting Canceled

NOTICE: The Petersburg Anti-Poverty Commission Meeting scheduled for 6pm tonight is canceled due to the severe weather.

May 3, 2018 5:19 PM

Water Restriction Lifted

The Mandatory Water Restriction has been lifted. The water line repair was successfully completed. City water tanks did not reach critical levels and there is no boil water notice.

May 2, 2018 6:42 PM

Petersburg Public Utilities issues a Mandatory Water Usage Restriction

May 2, 2018

Petersburg Public Utilities issues a Mandatory Water Usage Restriction due to a repair at the main water line into the City. The City will utilize mutual aid agreements to ensure adequate water supply to South Side Regional Medical Center...

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May 2, 2018 11:12 AM

Water Usage Restriction Lifted

The water usage restriction for Petersburg Utility Customers has been lifted.

May 1, 2018 4:48 PM

City of Petersburg Issues Mandatory Water Usage Restriction

The City is in the final stages of repairs to a water line located at Wythe and Guarantee Street. A mandatory reduction of water consumption has been issued today for Petersburg utility customers until May 2, 2018 at 6:00 am when this critical phase is...

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April 20, 2018 8:36 AM

Online Payments Suspended until Saturday

Due to server upgrades, online payments will be suspended from
Friday (4/20) at 5:00PM through Saturday (4/21) at 5:00pm.

March 21, 2018 8:11 AM

PAT operating on snow routes for 3/21/18.

Petersburg Area Transit will now operate using snow routes & service to McGuire is suspended until further notice. View snow routes at www.petersburgva.gov

March 20, 2018 10:43 PM

Petersburg Government Offices - Delayed Opening

Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 10:00am on March 21, 2018.

Petersburg Area Transit will operate during its regular hours and regular routes.

March 12, 2018 9:30 PM

March 13, 2018 - Petersburg City Government Offices will operate on a 2-hour delay.

March 13, 2018 - Petersburg City Government Offices will operate on a 2-hour delay.
Petersburg Area Transit will begin operation during its regular hours, but will operate on snow routes.

March 12, 2018 6:02 PM

Weather Update - 3.12.18

WEATHER UPDATE: Petersburg Public Library will close at 6pm tonight.

Petersburg Area Transit: Will be on snow detour routes servicing primary roads only for the reminder of the evening.

March 7, 2018 4:56 PM

No Card Payments at City Hall

At this time, credit and debit payments cannot be accepted at City Hall. Cash, Check, or Money Order Only. Card payments should resume by Monday, March 12th. Thank you for your understanding.

January 27, 2018 7:26 AM

Water Usage Restriction Lifted

Public Utilities Crews have completed all major water line repairs.

The mandatory water usage restriction, issued January 26th, is no longer in effect.

January 26, 2018 4:55 PM

City of Petersburg Issues Mandatory Water Usage Restriction

Due to multiple water line breaks in the City, a mandatory reduction of water consumption has been issued today for Petersburg utility customers. Public Utilities Crews are currently responding and are expected to work through the evening to repair the...

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January 24, 2018 11:17 AM

Emergency Server Repairs at City Hall

Due to emergency repairs to the server, the Office of Billing and Collections cannot accept any payments today (1/24) between 1pm-3pm. Online payments will also be suspended during that time frame.

January 23, 2018 9:07 PM

Scheduled Power Outage

On Wednesday, January 24: Between the hours of 1pm-3pm, portions of High Street will experience a power outage due to demolition in the area.

January 21, 2018 6:51 PM

Boil Notice Lifted

The boil water notice for:
Pleasants Lane from Dupuy Road to E. Valor Road, N. Valor Road and S. Valor Road
Valor Road from Pleasants Lane to Young’s Road, to include Magnolia Farms area.
is now lifted and no longer in effect.

January 19, 2018 4:23 PM

Boil Water Notice - January 19, 2018

A boil water notice has been issued for Pleasants Lane from Dupuy Road to E. Valor Road, N. Valor Road and S. Valor Road. Valor Road from Pleasants Lane to Young’s Road, to include Magnolia Farms area.

January 18, 2018 4:33 PM

Boil Notice Lifted - Jan. 18

The boil water notice for High St. from Lafayette St. to University Blvd. and Plum St. from Hurt St. to Cross St. is no longer in effect.

Public Utilities was able to quickly complete the repair under pressure, so water service was not turned off.

January 18, 2018 2:17 PM

Boil Water Notice Issued - January 18, 2018

Due to a water main break, there is currently a boil water notice for: High St. from Lafayette to University and Plum St. from Hurt to Cross.

January 17, 2018 8:08 PM

Delayed Opening - January 18, 2018

Due to inclement weather, City government offices will open at 10:00am on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Bus service will begin at 8:15am using snow routes. More information at petersburgva.gov

January 16, 2018 9:11 PM

Petersburg Government Offices Closed Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Due to Inclement Weather, Petersburg Government Offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

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January 14, 2018 9:58 AM

All Boil Water Notices have been lifted

All boil water notices for the City of Petersburg are now lifted and no longer in effect.

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January 9, 2018 6:47 PM

Boil Water Notice - 1.9.18

Due to waterline repairs, there is now a boil water notice in place for the following areas:
Intersection of Bank Street and Washington Street, East to the City Limits
Intersection of Washington Street and Bank Street, South to Seige Rd

January 9, 2018 11:19 AM

Waterline Repairs will cause low water pressure

Due to waterline repairs, residents in the area of E. Washington Street & Monument Avenue and Halifax Road & Custer Street will experience low water pressure throughout the day.

At this time, we DO NOT anticipate issuing a boil water notice for this...

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January 8, 2018 3:54 PM

Petersburg Offices Closed on January 12th and 15th

City government offices will be closed on Friday, January 12th and Monday, January 15th in observance of Lee-Jackson Day and Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday respectively. Closed offices include: City Hall, City Hall Annex, Parks & Leisure Services,...

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January 8, 2018 11:48 AM

Power Restored to Petersburg Library

Power has been restored. The Petersburg Public Library will open as usual today, January 8, 2018.

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January 8, 2018 11:23 AM

Petersburg Library Closed Today, 1/8/18

Due to a power outage, the Petersburg Public Library will be closed today, January 8, 2018.

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January 4, 2018 6:24 PM

Petersburg Government Offices Delayed Opening

Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 10:00am on Friday, January 5, 2018.

January 4, 2018 7:42 AM

Petersburg Government Offices Closed Thursday, January 4, 2018

Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

January 4, 2018 12:11 AM

Petersburg Government Offices Delayed Opening

Due to inclement weather, Petersburg City Government Offices will open at 10:00am on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

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December 31, 2017 7:12 PM

Update - Sycamore St. Waterline Repair

Repairs to the waterline break on Sycamore St. are still ongoing. The repairs needed are more substantial than initially discovered.

While crews continue to work, the boil notice is still in place for: Intersection of Bank St. & Adams St., N. To the...

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December 29, 2017 6:11 PM

Sycamore St. Waterline Break - Update

Crews continue to work through the evening to repair the Waterline break on Sycamore St.

The boil water notice is still in place for: The intersection of Bank & Adams St., N. To the Appomattox River, & W. To Canal St/Fleet St/Univ. Blvd

December 29, 2017 9:33 AM

Urgent - Boil Water Notice for some Petersburg Residents

There is currently a boil water notice in effect for the following areas: The intersection of Bank and Adams Streets, North to the river and West to Canel and Fleet Streets.

December 29, 2017 1:17 AM

Waterline break in Old Town Area of Petersburg

Due to a waterline break, businesses and residents in the area between Bollingbrook Street and W. Old Street may experience either low water pressure or no water.
Once water service returns, a boil water notice will be in effect for the aforementioned...

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December 22, 2017 12:48 PM

Boil Water Notice Lifted

The boil water notice for residents in the area of I-85, S. Sycamore St., W. South Blvd., and Johnson Road is now lifted.
Repairs to the waterline break on Johnson Road at the Tanglewood and Lieutenant's Run Apartment Complexes were completed earlier in...

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January 24, 2017 5:09 PM

N. Sycamore Street between Fillmore S& Mars Street will close at 7pm 1/24/17

Due to a storm drain repair the north and south bound lanes of N. Sycamore Street between Fillmore Street and Mars Street will close to thru traffic at 7p.m. on 1/24/17 and open at approximately 7 a.m. 1/25/17. A detour will be provided.

January 10, 2017 5:24 PM

PAT operating on regular schedule 1/11/2016. Two Routes remain on snow routes

PAT operating on regular schedule 1/11/2016. Two Routes remain on snow routes: Washington Street and County Dr.

January 9, 2017 9:40 AM

PAT Operating Limited Routes

PAT will only be operating the following routes: Washington Street, S. Crater Road, Blandford, Mall Plaza and portions of Southpark Route.

January 8, 2017 3:05 PM

City of Petersburg Government Offices Delayed Opening on Monday 1-9. Courts Closed

Petersburg government offices will be opening at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 9th. Petersburg Area Transit will operate on a 2-hour delay on snow routes only and all Petersburg Courts Closed. For additional instruction from the City of Petersburg during...

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January 7, 2017 11:36 AM

Emergency Numbers

FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911 FOR NON-EMERGENCY CALL 804-732-4222