Information for Living in Williamsburg

We’d like to help you get the services you need in Williamsburg!

Basic Information


Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV): 952 Capital Landing Road, Williamsburg and 180 Lakeview Drive, Toano

  • Titles
  • Registrations
  • License plates
  • Driver’s licenses
  • Permits
  • Handicapped parking placards
  • Voter registration applications

Other Licenses, permits and registrations

Municipal Building, 401 Lafayette Street

  • Purchase a parking permit (for neighborhoods with “Parking Permit Only” signs) at the Finance Department
  • License your dogs with a copy of their current vaccination at the Finance Office
  • Register your child with the public school system
  • Register to vote (757.220.6157)
  • License your business (757.220.6150)

City Utilities

  • Water — 757.220.6188
  • Sewer — 757.220.6140
  • Refuse Collection & Recycling — 757.220.6140

Utility Companies

  • Cable — Cox Cable Communications: 757.224.1111
  • Satellite — DIRECTV: 888.777.2454
  • Electricity — Dominion Virginia Power: 866.366.4357
  • Phone and Internet — Verizon residential services: 757.954.6260
  • Phone and Internet — AT&T residential services: 800.222.0300
  • Phone — Cavalier Telephone: 800.683.3944
  • Phone and Internet — Cox Cable: 757.224.1111
  • Gas — Virginia Natural Gas: 866.229.3578


  • Daily Press — 757.242.4800
  • Virginia Gazette — 757.220.2224

Other Interesting Things to Experience in Williamsburg

Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland Street, 757.259.4040

This is one of the best libraries we’ve ever seen, plus the library has weekly afternoon movies as well as children’s events, concerts, readings, and lectures. Many programs are free of charge.

Colonial Williamsburg

A Williamsburg driver’s license entitles you to a Good Neighbor Card from Colonial Williamsburg for $10. That means free admission to all CW exhibition buildings and museums for one year.

Yorktown and Jamestown

Your local driver’s license (proof of residence) gets you into the Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center for free.