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Government of Sussex County

  Agendas and Minutes

Download Meeting Documents for meetings of the Board of Supervisors and various committees.

Meeting Documents  


See current and past opportunities to do business with the government of Sussex County.

Vendor Opportunities  

  Sussex County Jobs

Browse through current job openings.  Sussex County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Opportunities  

  Contact Sussex

Get contact information for the Sussex County Government, its departments, and officials.

Contact Information 

  Boards & Commissions

Find out about our various Boards and Commissions including rosters and term expirations.

Boards and Commissions  

  FOIA Info

Get information about the Freedom of Information Act Rights and Responsibilities.

FOIA Information  

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 a safe, humane shelter for unwanted, stray, abused, and lost animals.
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The Sussex County Building Department is committed to becoming a premier building organization based on integrity, professionalism, and consistency.
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Virginia Cooperative Extension's urban programs focus in the major areas of agriculture, 4-H youth development, and family and consumer sciences...
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The County Administrator leads the daily operations of the County government center in meeting the needs of the citizens of Sussex County.
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The Finance Department is responsible for accounts payable, payroll, general accounting, budget, financial reporting and grant administration...
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This office oversees Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Management. Provides public education/safety training, responds to incidents of hazardous materials, grants, and risk managment.
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The General Registrar is appointed by the Sussex Electoral Board for a four year term. The General Registrar does not serve as representative of any political party.
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Working together to foster healthy communities through disease prevention & control, health promotion, environmental protection and emergency preparedness & response.
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The Industrial Development Authority meeting dates will be announced as they are made available.
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The principal function of the Magistrate is to provide an independent unbiased review of complaints brought to the office by Police Officers, Sheriffs, Deputies, and Citizens.
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The Planning Department endeavors to preserve and enhance the quality of life of all residents of the County of Sussex by encouraging and promoting the orderly use of land for redevelopment and growth through intermediate and long range comprehensive and strategic planning...
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People helping people triumph over poverty, abuse and neglect to shape strong futures for themselves, their families and communities!
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Victim/Witness Assistance Program helps ensure fair and compassionate treatment to crime victims whether or not an arrest has been made.
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In collaboration with Waste Management, Inc., the County of Sussex is provided several transfer stations where Citizens of the county can discard refuse.
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The seven member elected board that governs Sussex County, Virginia.
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The Clerk of Circuit Court is a state constitutional officer as set forth in the Constitution of Virginia and is a primary recorder and depository for all county records.
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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.
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In addition to the duties and powers imposed by general law, the Commonwealth's Attorney prosecutes all warrants, indictments, or information charging a felony or Class 1 and 2 misdemeanors.
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The mission of Sussex County Public Schools is to provide a safe and secure learning environment where all students develop into knowledgeable and productive citizens.
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Sheriff Ernest L. Giles, Sr. and his staff stand ready to work with the citizens to make Sussex County a better place to live and work.
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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 balances!
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Sussex General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

6th Judicial District of Virginia

Virginia's Court System  


Ms Faye Parham Yelverton


Phone: (434) 246-1096
Fax: (434) 246-6604

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


P. O. Box 1315
15098 Courthouse Road
State Route 735
Sussex, VA 23884

The General District Court handles traffic violations, minor criminal cases and conducts preliminary hearings for more serious criminal cases called felonies.
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