Town of Chincoteague VA
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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.
PLEASE VOTE: Coastal Living has named the Town of
CEMETERY CLEANUP WEEK
The Chincoteague Police Department would like to remind everyone that new scooter laws take effect July 1, 2013. Helmets are now required. These helmets are marked with a DOT sticker and are classified as motorcycle helmets. Riders must also wear a face shield, safety goggles, or safety glasses while riding a scooter. Listed is an excerpt of the new laws:
§ 46.2-914. Limitations on operation of mopeds.
B. No moped shall be driven on any highway by any person under the age of 16, and every person driving a moped shall carry with him a government-issued form of photo identification that includes his name, address, and date of birth.
§ 46.2-915.2. Safety equipment for mopeds; effect of violation; penalty.
Every person operating a moped, as defined in § 46.2-100, on a public street or highway shall wear a face shield, safety glasses, or goggles of a type approved by the Superintendent or have his moped equipped with safety glass or a windshield at all times while operating such vehicle, and operators and passengers thereon, if any, shall wear protective helmets of a type approved by the Superintendent. A violation of any such ordinance this section shall not constitute negligence, be considered in mitigation of damages of whatever nature, be admissible in evidence or be the subject of comment by counsel in any action for the recovery of damages arising out of the operation, ownership, or maintenance of a moped or motor vehicle, nor shall anything in this section change any existing law, rule, or procedure pertaining to any such civil action. Any person who knowingly violates this section shall be guilty of a traffic infraction and be subject to a fine of not more than fifty dollars.
To review a copy of the Chincoteague Cemetery Preservation Plan, click here.
The Town of Chincoteague Water System performed routine monitoring of contaminants in your drinking water during the 2012 calendar year. Test results indicate all these contaminants were below allowable levels and no health based violations were reported. You are strongly urged to CLICK HERE to view your 2012 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. For a translation of the Water Quality Report or to speak with someone about the report please call (757) 336-3366. If you would like a printed copy of the 2012 Annual Water Quality Report mailed to your home, please call (757) 336-3366.
Public Notice -
The Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Chincoteague approved the following new Town Code section on October 1, 2012:
– Chapter 22, Environment, Article VI Grass, Weeds and Other Foreign Growth on Private Property. click here to review the Ordinance..
Emergency Supply Kit: Click here