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Town of Chincoteague VA

Welcome to the Town of Chincoteague's official website. A complete guide to our beautiful land by the sea for residents and visitors alike.

Located in the far northeastern portion of Virginia's Eastern Shore lies a quaint paradise island so beautiful that it draws over one million visitors annually and has become the home of over 4,300 residents. The Town of Chincoteague is dedicated to providing its citizens and visitors with an island rich in beauty, values, and traditions. Please browse our site for a closer look - or better yet, come visit our island!

 News and Announcements
Council Calendar: April 2017



The Town of Chincoteague is proud to announce that you can watch Town meetings live.  Just click on the "Watch Town Meetings Live” button at the top right corner of this page.


Public Notice:


Notice is hereby given that consultant qualifications will be received by the Town of Chincoteague, Virginia for:

RFQ # 17-001

Consulting Engineering Services – Multi-Modal Trail

Submittals must be filed with  the Town of Chincoteague, 6150 Community Dr., Chincoteague, VA 23336 no later than:

                              Date:                    May 19, 2017                                   Time:                   5:00 P.M. EST

Expressions of interest and  a statement of qualifications will be received by the Town of Chincoteague, Virginia for the design of a multi-modal trail connecting downtown Chincoteague with the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.  This project is funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service)’s CFDA Program.

A detailed Request for Qualifications (RFQ) packet including general information, requested services, submittal requirements, and the evaluation process is available upon request.

The Town encourages the participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) in this project.





The Town of Chincoteague is accepting applications for part-time, seasonal mosquito control positions. Responsibilities include operation of a fogging vehicle and other mosquito reduction tasks. Applicants must obtain a Virginia Pesticide Registered Technician license prior to starting work. Applicant must also have a valid driver’s license. Pay starts at $10.96/hour. Applications are available at 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague VA 23336. EEO.


Garbage Collection Changes:


We received notice today, 03/20/17 from Davis Disposal.  There are changes in your curbside trash collection service.  Please place your garbage at the curb on the same day you would normally have trash collection and in your normal container(s).  If you do not have a wheeled cart, Davis Disposal will determine the size and bring one to your Chincoteague address within a few weeks.  Once Davis Disposal has issued a wheeled cart, you are expected to use the cart only.  Please do not contact Davis Disposal or the Town Office for your cart.  Simply put your trash out as usual and Davis Disposal will issue a wheeled cart as needed in the next few weeks. There is no additional charge for the cart.
Thank you for your patience.



It's finally up and running!
The Town's informational television station has been moved from Channel 9 to Channel 190. Please turn to Channel 190 for special announcements from the Town.


Zika Virus Information:

The Virginia Department of Health has issued information and facts regarding the Zika Virus.  Go to:  to view this important information.


2015 CCR: The Town of Chincoteague Water System performed routine monitoring of contaminants in your drinking water during the 2015 calendar year.  Test results indicate all these contaminants were below allowable levels and no violations were reported.  You are strongly urged to visit:  to view your 2015 Annual Water Quality Report and learn more about Chincoteague’s drinking water.  This Water Quality Report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water.  To speak with someone about the report or request a printed copy be mailed to your home please call (757) 336-3366.




Annual Flood Protection Information now online:  Select 'Flood Maps' in the banner at the top of the page or click here.

See 'Flood Maps' tab above for public notice about new Floodplain Maps and Study that went into effective May 18, 2015.  Town Council adopted the amendments to the Town Zoning Ordinance, including the definition of building height, at their regular meeting held on May 4, 2015.


The Town of Chincoteague has implemented DMV STOPS for delinquent taxes.  Delinquent taxpayers


will NOT be able to renew licenses through DMV until their Town taxes are paid in full PLUS a $20 DMV


charge and a $25 Town collection charge.  (Effective 03/19/14)


Click here for information regarding the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).


Emergency Call-Out System:

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Town of Chincoteague Email Broadcast System -  Enter your email address here.
 Emergency Supply Kit:  Click here
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