Community Enhancement

CARES Act Water/Wastewater Assistance Program

If you or someone in your household is experiencing a financial hardship resulting directly or indirectly from the COVID-19 pandemic or has experienced a hardship to pay during the COVID-19 public health emergency, you can apply online for assistance. For more information, visit the Utilities COVID-19 information webpage.

Attention Community Enhancement Customers

The best way to contact Community Enhancement is to call 804-748-1500 or 804-748-1229. You may also contact us via email at or

All messages will be returned by the end of the next business day.

Thank you for your patience and support.

Department of Community Enhancement Mission Statement  

Improve the value, quality and attractiveness of Chesterfield County.

The department is focused on four broad areas:

  • Strategic code enforcement
  • Targeted investment
  • Research and development
  • Volunteerism

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
  • Real estate, housing and revitalization
  • Keep Chesterfield Beautiful

Business Partnership Program

The Business Partnership Program will enhance opportunities for Chesterfield County businesses to be protectors of the environment by partnering with residents, civic group, churches and schools.

  1. Lucks Lane Median Tree Planting

    On Thursday, December 3, 2020, SOAR365 planted 25 Yoshino Cherry trees Read on...
  2. LISC Virginia and Chesterfield County Launch Relief Fund for Small Businesses Harmed by COVID-19

    New fund will provide small businesses with 5 or fewer employees grants up to $10,000 to pay for payroll, rent, utilities, vendor bills, and COVID-19 related expenses Read on...
  3. Tax Incentives to Improve Older Buildings

    On October 28, 2020, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors approved changes to our rehabilitation tax exemption program. Read on...
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  1. Crestwood Farms Garden Club

    Crestwood Farms Garden Club gives back to the community. 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...
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