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County Officials

Board of Supervisors
The six member board that governs the county...Click Here to Read More

Clerk of Circuit Court
The Clerk of Circuit Court is a state constitutional officer as set forth in the Constitution of Virginia and is a primary recorder and depositary for all county records. This is an elected position that serves...Click Here to Read More

County Administration
The County Administrator leads the daily operations of the County government center in meeting the needs of the citizens of Sussex County. The County Administrator reports to a six member Board of...Click Here to Read More

Commissioner of the Revenue
The Commissioner of the Revenue is a state constitutional officer as set forth in the constitution of Virginia and is the chief assessing office of the local government. This is an elected..Click Here to Read More

Commonwealth's Attorney
In addition to the duties and powers imposed by general law, the Commonwealth's Attorney prosecutes all warrants, indictments, or information charging a felony...Click Here to Read More

School Board
The mission of Sussex County Public Schools is to provide a safe and secure learning environment where all students develop into knowledgeable...Click Here to Read More

Sheriff's Department
Sheriff Raymond R. Bell and his staff stand ready to work with the citizens to make Sussex County a better place to live and work. In 2002, the Sheriff's Office was...Click Here to Read More

Treasurer
The Sussex County Treasurer’s Office is dedicated to providing world class customer service while maintaining high levels of Internal Controls with excellent checks and...Click Here to Read More

County Departments

Animal Control
Our mission is to protect and improve the welfare of the animals and citizens of Sussex County through humane education, enforcement, and professional presence, to provide
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Building Inspections
The Sussex County Building Department is committed to becoming a premier building organization based on integrity, professionalism, and consistency. Our staff is well-trained, efficient, and dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for our citizens and making...Click Here to Read More

County Administration
The County Administrator leads the daily operations of the County government center in meeting the needs of the citizens of Sussex County. The County Administrator reports to a six member Board of Supervisors...Click Here to Read More

Extension Services
Virginia Cooperative Extension's urban programs focus in the major areas of agriculture, 4-H youth development, and family and consumer sciences...Click Here to Read More

Environmental Inspections

Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for accounts payable, payroll, general accounting, budget, financial reporting and grant administration...Click Here to Read More

General District Court
The General District Court handles traffic violations, minor criminal cases and conducts preliminary hearings for...Click Here to Read More

 Health Department
Working together to foster healthy communities through disease prevention & control, health promotion, environmental protection and...Click Here to Read More

Housing Department
The Sussex County Housing Office is committed to assisting low to moderate income (LMI) residents to obtain and maintain safe, decent, sanitary and...Click Here to Read More

Magistrate's Office

The principle function of the Magistrate is to provide an independent unbiased review of complaints brought to the office by Police Officers, Sheriffs, Deputies, and...Click Here to Read More

Planning & Zoning Department
The Department of Planning and Zoning is responsible for protecting Sussex County's natural resources and quality of life through developing and recommending...Click Here to Read More

Public Safety
The Office of Public Safety was created in March 2002. This office oversees the Emergency Operations within Sussex County (Fire/Rescue), Emergency Planning, operates the...Click Here to Read More
 

Registrar's Office
The General Registrar is appointed by the Sussex Electoral Board for a four year term. The General Registrar does not..Click Here to Read More

Social Services Department
We provide self-reliance and protection for all residents of Sussex County through community-based...Click Here to Read More

Victim Witness Program
Victim/Witness Assistance Program helps ensure fair and compassionate treatment to crime victims whether or not an arrest has been made. As a victim or witness, your role is an important one but the responsibilities may be unfamiliar to you. We will attempt to make...Click Here to Read More