Public Works

Residency Requirements

You must live within city boundaries and your home zip code must be 22401 to receive services. Many homes that are not actually within the city limits have a Fredericksburg mailing address.

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The Public Works Department provides project design, contract administration, and construction supervision and inspection for various public works projects. It also oversees the street lighting, sidewalk maintenance, tree trimming, street maintenance, and the Public Works Capital Improvements Program.

  1. Parks, Trails and Suggested Walks

    Posted on April 3, 2020

    The Canal Path/Heritage Trail has been very busy these last few weeks. We have a NEW interactive map to help you find nearby hiking & walking trails (some are paved, some are not) located all over the City while keeping social distancing at the same time! Read on...
  2. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

    Posted on April 5, 2020

    Rappahannock Health District PD-16: Here in our immediate region, we have a total of 79 cases as of 5 p.m. yesterday evening. 29 required hospitalization at some point, 49 were not hospitalized but are quarantined at home. There has been one death... Read on...
  3. May 5th Election Absentee Ballot Deadline April 28

    Posted on April 2, 2020

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all Fredericksburg voters may vote at home, via an absentee ballot. All voters qualify to vote at home, but all must apply by completing an application. Do not wait. Apply now online or call... Read on...