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Town of Chincoteague VA

Welcome to the Town of Chincoteague's official website. A complete guide to our beautiful land by the sea for residents and visitors alike.

Located in the far northeastern portion of Virginia's Eastern Shore lies a quaint paradise island so beautiful that it draws over one million visitors annually and has become the home of over 4,300 residents. The Town of Chincoteague is dedicated to providing its citizens and visitors with an island rich in beauty, values, and traditions. Please browse our site for a closer look - or better yet, come visit our island!

 News and Announcements
Council Calendar: February 2017



There will be a public hearing, Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers.  The public hearing is concerning the Conditional Use Permit application from the Maddox Family Campground to build a waterpark on their property.

Rules for the Hearing:

1.     All speakers must sign in at the hearing.

2.     Mayor Leonard will collect the sign-in sheet prior to the meeting’s Call to Order.

3.     Each speaker will be limited to 3 minutes.

4.     No one may transfer to or combine their minutes with another speaker.

5.     Videos will not be allowed.

6.     No set-up time will be allowed.

7.     Speakers must state their name and address for the record.

8.     There is no need to provide Council with a written copy of your comments.  All speakers’ comments shall be made a part of the record and any comments made in writing to the Town Office prior to the meeting will be provided to Mayor and Council.



The Town of Chincoteague is proud to announce that you can watch Town meetings live.  Just click on the "Watch Town Meetings Live” button at the top right corner of this page.



Conditional Use Permit

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on March 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.  The public hearing is for a Conditional Use Permit application for the construction of a boat repair facility within the R-3 Mixed Use Residential District.  

Please call the Town Office at 336-6519 with questions.  





The Town of Chincoteague Inc. will receive sealed bids for the above referenced work until 2:00 p.m.Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. This project includes surface paving operations for various roads in Chincoteague Island, VA.

A Pre-bid conference is scheduled for Thursday, February 23rd at 2:00 p.m. in the Town Office located at 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague Island VA 23336. Attendance at the pre-bid meeting is encouraged, however, not mandatory.

To receive bid packages, prospective bidders should contact the Town of Chincoteague, 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague VA 23336, (757) 336-3366.



Job Announcement:


Town of Chincoteague, Inc.

The Town of Chincoteague, Inc. is accepting applications until Monday, February 27, 2017 for two part-time Trolley Drivers.  Candidates for the position should have a valid VA CDL-P drivers’ license.  Application should be directed to the attention of the Director of Transportation, Town of Chincoteague, Inc., 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA  23336.  EEO



It's finally up and running!
The Town's informational television station has been moved from Channel 9 to Channel 190. Please turn to Channel 190 for special announcements from the Town.


Zika Virus Information:


The Virginia Department of Health has issued information and facts regarding the Zika Virus.  Go to:  to view this important information.


2015 CCR: The Town of Chincoteague Water System performed routine monitoring of contaminants in your drinking water during the 2015 calendar year.  Test results indicate all these contaminants were below allowable levels and no violations were reported.  You are strongly urged to visit:  to view your 2015 Annual Water Quality Report and learn more about Chincoteague’s drinking water.  This Water Quality Report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water.  To speak with someone about the report or request a printed copy be mailed to your home please call (757) 336-3366.




Annual Flood Protection Information now online:  Select 'Flood Maps' in the banner at the top of the page or click here.

See 'Flood Maps' tab above for public notice about new Floodplain Maps and Study that went into effective May 18, 2015.  Town Council adopted the amendments to the Town Zoning Ordinance, including the definition of building height, at their regular meeting held on May 4, 2015.


The Town of Chincoteague has implemented DMV STOPS for delinquent taxes.  Delinquent taxpayers


will NOT be able to renew licenses through DMV until their Town taxes are paid in full PLUS a $20 DMV


charge and a $25 Town collection charge.  (Effective 03/19/14)


Click here for information regarding the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).


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Town of Chincoteague Email Broadcast System -  Enter your email address here.
 Emergency Supply Kit:  Click here
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