Departments A-F

  1. Animal Control

    Animal Control provides for the safety and welfare of the residents. Animal Control enforces state laws and county ordinances as they apply to domestic animals.

  2. Assessor's Office

    View the work and responsibilities of the Assessor's Office as they serve the communities of Hanover County.

  3. Building Inspector's Office

    The Building Inspector's Office is responsible for the enforcement of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC) in Hanover County, Virginia and the Town of Ashland, Virginia.

  4. Circuit Court Clerk's Office

    The clerk's office's responsibilities include recording real estate documents, probate, court administration, issuing marriage licenses and concealed handgun permits.

  5. Commissioner of the Revenue

    The Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue is a constitutional office of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the County of Hanover.

  6. Commonwealth's Attorney's Office

    The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting criminal offenses that occur in Hanover County. The office prosecutes all felony offenses, many misdemeanor violations and some traffic violations.

  7. Community Corrections & Pretrial Services

    Community Corrections and Pretrial Services provide the following programs: Community Corrections (Local Probation), Pretrial Services and Electronic Monitoring.

  8. Community Resources

    Community Resources assists and connects volunteers, human service organizations and available resources to address community needs.

  9. Community Services Board

    The Hanover County Community Services Board (CSB) provides prevention, treatment, employment and support services for Hanover citizens and families with mental health, substance use and developmental disabilities.

  10. County Administrator's Office

    The County Administrator’s Office consists of County Administrator Cecil R. Harris Jr., three deputy county administrators and support staff.

  11. County Attorney

    The County Attorney’s Office provides legal representation to the county government, its departments and agencies, the county’s constitutional officers, public schools, and the Pamunkey Regional Library in all civil legal matters.

  12. Economic Development

    Economic Development’s mission is to increase the county’s tax base and enable the creation of new jobs.

  13. Emergency Communications

    Emergency Communications serves as the main 911 answering point and emergency dispatch center for the county and for the Town of Ashland.

  14. Extension Service

    The Hanover County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is your local connection to Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.

  15. Finance & Management Services

    The department of Finance and Management Services is responsible for the financial management and planning of the County.

  16. Fire / EMS

    Fire / EMS is a combination system consisting of a team of very dedicated career and volunteer emergency responders working side by side.