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The county vehicle registration is not connected with your state plates; it is issued by the Treasurer of Chesterfield County, not the Department of Motor Vehicles. This fee is included in your Personal Property Taxes.
This is a county registration included in your Personal Property taxes and required for all vehicles / trailers that are principally housed, parked or garaged in Chesterfield County.
Payment of all personal property taxes assessed or assessable may be required before a county vehicle registration may be obtained. To pay these taxes you must contact the Treasurer of Chesterfield County at 748-1201.
It is possible to avoid appearing in court by obtaining a valid county registration, by paying all your outstanding Personal Property Taxes and presenting evidence of this to the License Inspector before the court date. This process can be done:
Call 804-748-1229 and speak to the issuing inspector promptly. Last minute requests cannot be honored.
Failing to obtain a valid county vehicle registration is considered a class 4 misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine up to $250 plus any court costs. Each day the vehicle is not in compliance is considered a separate violation and can be charged separately.
If you have disposed of the vehicle in question, you must report this to the Department of Motor Vehicles at 804-497-7100 and the Chesterfield County Commissioner of the Revenue at 804-748-1281. After review by the Commissioner, you may still be required to obtain a registration for the vehicle for the year in question.
If you have moved out of Chesterfield County, you must report this to the Department of Motor Vehicles at 804-497-7100 and the Chesterfield County Commissioner of the Revenue at 804-748-1281. After review by the Commissioner, you may still be required to obtain a registration for the vehicle for the year in question.
If you are in an active duty status and your home of record is outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia, obtain a copy a copy of your Leave and Earnings Statement and contact the Commissioner of the Revenue for Chesterfield County at 804-748-1281.
Please contact the Treasurer at 804-748-1201 for the amount owed.
Contact the License Inspector at 804-748-1229. Most businesses operating in Chesterfield County are required to obtain a business license. It appears that you are operating a business without a valid business license. This could be based on several factors:
To comply with the notice or citation you must obtain the proper business license. Business licenses are issued by the Commissioner of the Revenue. Contact the Commissioner of the Revenue by calling 804-748-1281. Please be aware that to obtain a business license, in addition to any license fees, you must also pay all business tangible personal property taxes before the business license can be issued.
Even if you are no longer operating, you may still be considered "in business" until you notify the Commissioner of the Revenue, in writing, that you are "out of business." To provide us notification that you are out of business, please email the License Inspector and provide the date the business ceased operation and the gross receipts for the business in its last year of operation.