What form of government does Henrico County have?

Henrico is the only county in Virginia that uses the County Manager form. There is an elected Board of Supervisors, which is the policy-making body, and an appointed County Manager, who is the administrative head of government.

Are there Boards or Commissions to consider various things related to the County?

Yes, there are Boards and Commissions that advise the Board of Supervisors and County Administration on matters of concern to Henrico citizens.

When does the Board meet?

Here is meeting information. The Board of Supervisors generally holds regular Board meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building (PDF), which is located at the Henrico County Government Center (PDF), 4301 East Parham Road. The Board also holds periodic special meetings. Click here for a complete listing of this year’s regular Board meeting dates.

Who is my Supervisor?

Please see this page, which lets you put in your address and find out who your supervisor is, as well as your Delegate, State Senator, and Congressman.

What about the School Board and other elected representatives?

Henrico citizens are represented by an elected School Board and by elected members of the Virginia General Assembly and United States Congress (House and Senate). The main Legislative page is here.

Where is the County Code?

The County Code is available online.

How does Henrico County work with Richmond, Chesterfield, etc.?

The County participates in a wide range of cooperative efforts with other counties and cities in the greater metropolitan region in such policy areas as planning, transportation, public safety, criminal justice, health, human services, libraries, utilities, solid waste, economic development, leisure services, and tourism.

What County agency does what?

There are several ways to see what agencies do. First, there is a list of agencies (alphabetical order) or listed by category. Second, it might help to look in our Frequently Asked Questions. Finally, you are welcome to call the main County phone number,
(804) 501-4000.

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