Department of General
2005 Frederick Blvd., Portsmouth, VA 23704
Phone: 757-393-8621 Fax: 757-393-5178
The Department of General Services is comprised of three divisions that are responsible for a wide range of duties that help keep the City running smoothly and efficiently:
Responsible for the collection and disposal of household waste, bulk material, yard waste, and curbside recycling for approximately 33,000 households.
Properties Management Division
Responsible for the maintenance and up keep of municipal buildings and the nTelos Pavilion at Harbor Center. This includes electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and janitorial services.
Provides routine maintenance and repairs to all City vehicles and those belonging to the Hampton Roads Regional Jail and the Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Vehicle Services is also responsible for the operation of the City Impound and monthly auction.