Stafford County officials have decided to extend the closure of all County buildings to the public through June 10, 2020, to align with Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order #55, the stay-at-home order. Plans to reopen could be adjusted if the Governor revises his date. In the interim, the County plans to reintegrate the availability of in-person services as conditions allow, and will inform the public once those plans have been established. Stafford County continues to provide services to residents online and, as always, by phone. Please visit www.staffordcountyva.gov/coronavirus for all updates, assistance and information related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We all want to get back to our normal operating schedule, but we believe it is essential and the best plan for the safety of staff and the public to follow the Governor’s guidelines,” said County Administrator Tom Foley. “This is a very fluid situation. We appreciate the public’s patience as we move towards an eventual full reopening; keeping in mind that Stafford County continues to provide services to our community through this period.”
Stafford County outdoor parks are open. More information may be found at www.staffordparks.com. We also encourage you to purchase gift cards and order takeout meals from our great restaurants and local businesses, which need community support during this time of so many closings. Please continue to practice the social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 along with proper hygiene, wearing a face covering, and frequently cleaning surfaces such as countertops and door handles.
Residents may access services online in several ways on Stafford’s website (www.staffordcountyva.gov/onlineservices):
Stafford Utilities is temporarily suspending all water and sewer cutoffs for any non-payment or late payment reasons until further notice. Customers, who are currently without water and (or) sewer service for any prior reason, may call (540) 658-8616 with any billing questions.
Stafford County continues to stand by, ready to answer phone calls at (540) 658-8600. If you need specific support, please contact the department directly.
Commissioner of the Revenue: 540-658-4132
Circuit Court: 540-658-8750
General District Court: 540-658-8935
Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court: 540-658-8778
Economic Development: 540-658-8681
Fire and Rescue: 540-658-7200
Human Resources: 540-658-8628
Human Services: 540-658-4622
Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities: 540-658-4814
Planning and Zoning: 540-658-8668
Public Works: 540-658-8616
Rappahannock Regional Landfill (R-Board): 540-658-5279
Sheriff’s Office: 540-658-4400
Social Services: 540-658-8720
Voter Registrar 540-658-4000
The state judicial emergency order has been extended through May 17, 2020. The courts are closed to the public and all court hearings will be rescheduled for a later date (except all protective orders and juvenile detention cases). More information may be found at https://staffordcountyva.gov/courts.
Stafford County continues to reassess the evolving situation daily and will provide updates to the community to include notifying the public if there are any changes to these procedures before June 10, 2020. For more information on COVID-19, please visit Stafford’s Coronavirus Central Information page (www.staffordcountyva.gov/coronavirus) with links to local, state and federal authorities.