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!
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CHINCOTEAGUE POLICE DEPARTMENT: TIPS OF THE WEEK:
§ 46.2-1156.1. Transportation of persons less than sixteen years old in pickup truck beds prohibited; exception.
No person under sixteen years of age shall be transported in the rear cargo area of any pickup truck on the highways of Virginia. The provisions of this section shall not apply to transportation of persons in the bed of any pickup truck being operated (i) as part of an organized parade authorized by the Department of Transportation or the locality in which the parade is being conducted or (ii) on or across a highway from one field or parcel of land to another field or parcel of land in connection with farming operations.
Sec. 38-151. Curfew-minors.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any minor under the age of 18 to be present on any street, road, alley, avenue, park or other public place, or in any vehicle operating or parked thereon in the Town, between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., unless accompanied by the parent, guardian or other adult person having the care, custody or control of such minor, except as specifically excepted hereunder.
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.
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.
See Beach Access Tab above for update on the Wildlife Refuge CCP.
Wastewater Advisory Committee The Town of Chincoteague Wastewater Advisory Committee has prepared an newsletter to the community. Click here to learn more, or stop by the Town Office to pick up a copy.
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