Community Tree Giveaway

The City of Norfolk, in partnership with the Friends of Norfolk’s Environment (FONE), Bay Star Homes and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, is hosting FREE tree adoption events for Norfolk residents. Help us expand Norfolk’s tree canopy!

November 13, 9AM-12PM
STEM Academy at Campostella

December 4, 10AM – 12PM
Chesterfield Academy

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Reporting Street Light Outages

Please help us – and your neighbors – keep the street lights shining!

Report street light outages directly to Dominion Energy by phone or online.
Be sure to note the pole number and closest street address or intersection.
Depending on the repair needed, Dominion will post a color-coded wrap indicating the status of the repair and how long it may take to fix.


Keys to a clog-free kitchen

Are you interested in becoming a lifeguard?

Norfolk has a Lifeguard Development Program that will teach you all the skills you need! The program is FREE for Norfolk residents.

We train all ages! From young adults age 15 to seniors! For class times and meeting locations, email Stephen Rego, Norfolk Lifeguard Development Program Leader, at

Get text alerts when trains are coming to Hampton & Terminal Blvds!

Great news! You can now receive a text message warning 20 minutes ahead of a train approaching the intersection of Hampton Blvd and Terminal Blvd. To sign up to receive the text messages, text NFKTrain to 888-777.

Norfolk City Communications Staff and The Port of Virginia are still working on trying to set up a similar system for Wards Corner.

Help keep your neighborhood storm drains clear