Community Enhancement

Department of Community Enhancement Mission Statement  

Improve the value, quality and attractiveness of Chesterfield County.

The department is focused on four broad areas:

  • Volunteerism
  • Strategic Code Enforcement
  • Targeted Investment
  • Research and Development

Our goal is to improve the value, quality, desirability, and attractiveness of the county's neighborhoods and business commercial corridors through partnerships and coordination of public and private partnerships.  We bring together dedicated professionals with a wide range of expertise in the following areas:

  • Code Enforcement
  • Property Maintenance
  • Business License and County Vehicle registration enforcement
  • Community Development Block Grant
  • Keep Chesterfield Beautiful
  • Real Estate, Housing and Revitalization
  1. Community Enhancement "Lights Up" Chesterfield

    Community Enhancement’s Streetlight Program was developed to fund streetlight improvements as part of the department’s community cleanup activities. Read on...
  2. Mattress Recycling Program

    The Department of Community Enhancement and CARITAS are excited to partner in a recycling endeavor to not only free up space in the landfill, but to eliminate illegal dumping of mattresses in Chesterfield County. Read on...
View All
  1. Enhancing Community!

    Community Enhancement staff collected new school supplies to help 24 children in partnership with Read on...
  2. Maggie Walker Community Land Trust Buys First Home in Chesterfield.

    Five months after receiving $500,000 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding form Chesterfield, the Land Trust has closed on the acquisition of its first residential property in the county. Read on...
  3. project:HOMES repair home in Chesterfield

    The Department of Community Enhancement annually allocates federal grant funding to a nonprofit organization, project: HOMES, for home repairs to income-eligible homeowners in Chesterfield. Read on...
View All