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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Connecting You to City Services
For immediate police, fire or emergency medical assistance, call or text 911.
Need urgent help? These help hotline numbers are available 24/7:
Our social media objective is to strengthen City responsiveness and transparency to inform the community about City events, programs, services, emergencies, and more.
Make the most of Alexandria's outstanding quality of life with information and services of interest to residents.
Are you ready? These links contain resources and information to help residents, businesses and visitors to prepare for all types of emergencies, and to stay safe.
Learn more about pets and animals, schools and libraries, parks and farmers' markets, community gardens, and more.
There are many opportunities to get involved to help better the City of Alexandria. Opportunities include serving on a Board, Commission or Committee, providing input on a new City project or speaking at a City Council meeting.
Information on how to get to and through the City of Alexandria, including walking, biking, bus, rail, air, ridesharing, and more.
Historic Alexandria is a treasure trove of early structures, artifacts, and records that creates a unique way of life for its citizens and provides enjoyment for thousands of people who visit this special community every year. The City continues to add resources to its collection of local and nationally designated historic districts.
Find out whether a permit is required, the type of permit needed, fees involved, and what requirements are necessary for the activity you want to engage in Alexandria.
Learn some of the things you need to know as a new resident, and explore the City's website for more information about City government services, programs, initiatives, projects and events.
Parking Information for the City of Alexandria, Virginia.
Alexandria is committed to ensuring our residents thrive through physical, mental, and social health.
Agencies and programs that help maintain our safety and overall quality of life. These links contain information about the City of Alexandria's law enforcement agencies and public safety organizations, courts and judicial system.
The City provides a number of services to residents, including refuse collection and recycling. In addition, the City is responsible for maintaining streets, sidewalks, bridges, and other infrastructure in the City.
The City collects car and real estate taxes, maintains tax relief programs and assesses property values. Taxes can be paid in a variety of ways including online, by phone and by mail.
Did you know that ACPS is one of the most diverse school systems in the country? Our students come from more than 80 different countries, speak more than 60 languages, and represent a myriad of ethnic and cultural groups. The Alexandria Library is an educational, user-oriented service institution providing free public access to recorded knowledge and ideas.
The City provides public assistance as a safety net for individuals and families, including help with homelessness prevention, food, rent, utilities, medical coverage and prescriptions, job training and placement assistance, and much more.
The City of Alexandria does not operate any public utilities. The following companies are the primary providers of their respective servers:
Whether you live here or are just visiting, Extraordinary Alexandria is a great place to shop, dine, take in the arts, get outdoors, and just have fun.
If you are looking for small-town charm and big-city amenities, Alexandria is the place to find them. Alexandria has a fascinating history, and many of its historic buildings are still preserved today. The City's many historic homes, churches, businesses, and museums allow residents and visitors alike to experience the past that makes it the charming town it is today.
Through engaging the community, encouraging participation, and facilitating access to arts and culture, the City builds a