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|
Storm Debris Collection:
Due to winter storm Jonas, the Town will collect storm debris - "tree limbs".
Pine needles, pine cones and small debris must be bagged. Do not put bagged
debris out for regular trash collection. Call the Town Office at 757-336-6519 to have
your address added to the list no later than Friday, February 12th at 5:00 p.m.
Please note: the Accomack County Landfill has waived tipping fees through
Saturday, February 13th only for debris from winter storm Jonas.
Emergency Medical Services Provider Part-Time,
The Town of Chincoteague, VA is accepting applications for EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic EMS providers to provide part-time emergency medical care from first aid to advanced life support, drive equipment, administer medications, prepare and maintain written reports. Candidates should have good communicative skills, computer skills, high school diploma, and minimum VA certification of:
EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic and be TEMS sanctioned, ACLS, PALS, valid driver’s license and EVOC 2 at minimum. Send resume, application, driving transcript, and references, by February 15th to: EMS Supervisor, Town of Chincoteague, 6150 Community Dr, Chincoteague, VA 23336. Applications can be obtained at the Town Office or at www.chincoteague-va.gov.
The Town of Chincoteague, Inc. is accepting applications until Friday, March 25th, 2016 for a part time Trolley Driver. Candidates for the position should have a valid CDL driver’s License with a passenger endorsement. This is a seasonal position (May thru October) with our Pony Express Trolley System. Applications and inquiries should be directed to the attention of the Director of Transportation, Town of Chincoteague, Inc. 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336. EEO.
Automatic Fire Alarm Users:
The Town Council of the Town of Chincoteague at the request of the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company has researched false alarm policies throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to better protect the first responders and the public.
With this said, the Town Council adopted the following Ordinance which goes into effect September 1, 2015; Chapter 26 of the Town Code was amended to show the addition of Article III. - False Alarms with Sections 20-40 through 20-48.
Click here to view the Ordinance.
EASTERN SHORE STATE VEHICLE INSPECTION STATIONS: Click here.
The Town Newsletter is available for viewing by clicking here.
Annual Flood Protection Information now online: Select 'Flood Maps' in the banner at the top of the page or click here.
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)
Emergency Call-Out System:
Click the following logo to download the app.: