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6150 Community Dr
Chincoteague, VA 23336

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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



The Chincoteague Police Department is accepting applications for a:  POLICE OFFICER

Applicants must have education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, possess a driver’s license valid in Virginia and be able to pass written and physical exams and a thorough background investigation.  Applicants that are D.C.J.S. certified are preferred.  Applications may be obtained at the Chincoteague Police Department, 6150 Community Dr., Chincoteague, VA  23336.  Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., November 20, 2015.





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The Town of Chincoteague Inc. will receive sealed bids for the above referenced work until 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 3, 2015 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. This project is funded in part by VDOT/FWHA and includes the construction of infrastructure to provide improved access for pedestrians in the downtown commercial area.  Improvements include ADA compliant paver sidewalks, pedestrian scaled lighting, paving and landscaping.

A Pre-bid conference is scheduled for Monday, November 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Town Office located at 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336. Attendance at the pre-bid meeting is encouraged, however, not mandatory.

To receive bid packages, prospective bidders should contact the Town of Chincoteague, 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague VA 23336, (757) 336-3366 or Ken Baybutt, Bowman Consulting Group, (757)229-1776.



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.




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.

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.
Are you concerned about Pine Bark Beetles? Click here to learn more.
Your 2014 Annual Water Quality Report is now available!
The Town of Chincoteague Water System performed routinemonitoring of contaminants in your drinking water during the  2013 calendar year. Test results indicate all these contaminants were below allowable levels and no violations were reported.   
click here to view your 2014 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.


Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, has released a video designed to raise awareness of the public health threat posed by mosquitoes in the United States. The video encourages viewers to support their community's mosquito control program.



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)



To review a copy of the Chincoteague Cemetery Preservation Plan, click here




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

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