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* Hampton City News

Posted on: March 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] While city buildings remain closed, city workers continue all key services


March 24, 2020 -While all of Hampton’s public buildings remain closed until further notice,  city residents can still make tax payments and conduct other business with Hampton online or by telephone. Police officers, firefighters and other city employees are practicing social distancing when possible, but all emergency services are still available. In some cases documents and paperwork may be submitted to the city in dropboxes at City Hall, 22 Lincoln St., and the Ruppert Sargent building, 1 Franklin St., but will be quarantined for a period of time to ensure they are safe to handle.

  • Residents who need help through the city’s Human Services (Social Services) office  should call 757-727-1800, or visit
  •  Hampton’s Commissioner of the Revenue and Treasurer’s Office have begun accepting tax payments by phone, and the city is waiving the $1 fee for online transactions with the Treasurer’s Office. For more details on doing business with them, visit or
  • Hampton’s Community Development Department continues to accept online permit and inspection requests, and the city is developing plans to let residents use a dropbox outside of City Hall for the submission of other documents and applications.
  • While all Parks buildings are closed, city beaches and outside parks continue to be open and available to those who want to go walking. Residents are reminded to practice social distancing by staying six feet away from each other.
  • The Public Works Department continues with regular trash and recycling pickup, stormwater inspections and other regular activities.
  • Electronic books are still available through the library at
  • Residents are reminded that the state is allowing anyone to vote absentee by mail for the May 5 local elections. See for more information..

 If you have a question about a city service that’s not answered here please call the departments listed on or call the Citizen Contact Center at 757-727-8311. 

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