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Department of General Services

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:


bullet Waste Management Division

Responsible for the collection and disposal of household waste, bulk material, yard waste, and curbside recycling for approximately 33,000 households.


bullet 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.

To access the work order management system, please click on the following link:


bullet Fleet Management Division

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.




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