What you need to know about animals, pets and wildlife in Alexandria.
Arts & Culture
Through engaging the community, encouraging participation, and facilitating access to arts and culture, the City builds a vibrant community for its residents, workers, and visitors.
Buildings & Construction
The City provides services to residents, businesses, contractors, and visitors needing permits for constructions and other developments.
Discrimination & Disabilities
Information about the City’s Human Rights Code, human rights and anti-discrimination services and activities, and resources and services for people with disabilities.
“Green” initiatives, air quality, noise, water conservation, mosquito and rodent control.
Alexandria offers wide range of job opportunities and services. Work for City government or City Public Schools, find out about an internship opportunity or learn about workforce development and career training options.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) centrally manages, shares and analyzes information about locations through specialized mapping technology. This information increases transparency, improves many City technology applications and provides critical data to decision makers and the public.
New Resident Information
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.
Parks & Recreation
Alexandria is an active community that offers more than 900 acres of parks and dedicated public space, and a wide variety of neighborhood and recreation centers, pools, dog parks, farmers’ markets, waterfront activities and more.
Public Health & Wellness
Alexandria is committed to ensuring our residents thrive through physical, mental, and social health.
Public Safety & Courts
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.
Real Estate & Taxes
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.
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.
Information on how to get to and through the City of Alexandria, including walking, biking, bus, rail, air, ridesharing, and more.
The City of Alexandria does not operate any public utilities. The following companies are the primary providers of their respective servers: