Departments

  1. City Attorney

    The City Attorney is the legal advisor to the City Council, School Board, City Manager, city departments, and boards and commissions.

  2. City Clerk

    Appointed by City Council, the City Clerk serves as administrator for the council and maintains records of official city documents.

  3. City Council

    Meet the City of Falls Church City Council and attend meetings and annual forms.

  4. City Manager

    The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and is responsible for administrative and operations activities of the city and for preparing the city's budget.

  5. Commissioner of the Revenue

    The Commissioner of the Revenue Office is responsible for assessing business licenses, personal property tax, short-term rental tax, and transient occupancy tax; and the office also processes individual state income tax returns for city residents.

  6. Communications & Public Information

    Find media contacts, view the community television, read the eFocus Newsletter, and access reports and publications.

  7. Courts, Court Services & Aurora House

    The Falls Church Combined District Court includes a General District Court and a Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. The Circuit Court hears appeals from District Court along with matters of a more serious nature.

  8. Development Services

    Development Services staff handle long-range planning and zoning policy efforts, fiscal impact modeling, traffic-calming policy design, historical preservation, and Chesapeake Bay preservation compliance control, among other initiatives.

  9. Economic Development

    The Economic Development Office (EDO) staff bring years of hands-on development experience to help you find solutions to your business expansion or relocation needs!

  10. Finance

    The Department of Finance consists of financial services, purchasing and open bids, and real estate assessments.

  11. Fire & Rescue Services

    Explore information about the Fire and Rescue Services.

  12. Fire Marshal

    The Fire Marshal is a sworn law enforcement division of the Police Department and is responsible for enforcing the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code, which has been adopted by the City of Falls Church.

  13. Housing & Human Services

    Housing and Human Services (HHS) works to build a stronger and healthier community through a range of comprehensive services that address the needs of city residents and facilitate community development.

  14. Human Resources

    The Human Resources Division helps city departments attract, motivate, retain, manage, and develop qualified and productive employees.

  15. Information Technology

    The Information Technology (IT) Division is responsible for managing the installation and maintenance of all of the systems and networks that provide computer technology and telephone services for all city departments.

  16. Library

    Mary Riley Styles Public Library provides library services to the citizens of Falls Church and has reciprocal borrowing agreements with libraries whose jurisdictions are members of the Council of Governments (COG).

  17. Planning

    Learn more about the Planning Division of Falls Church.

  18. Police

    The City of Falls Church Police Department keeps the city safe through various traffic, crime prevention, and education programs.

  19. Public Works

    The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides planning, engineering, and administration support for the city's public works efforts.

  20. Purchasing, Bids & Solicitations

    The Purchasing Division procures goods, services, and construction in accordance with applicable codes and policies.

  21. Real Estate Assessment

    The Real Estate Assessment Office determines the value of all property located within the City of Falls Church at full and fair market value as of January 1 of each year.

  22. Recreation & Parks

    Explore the parks and recreational activities offered by the city.

  23. Sheriff

    Learn about the Sheriff's Department.

  24. Treasurer

    Responsibilities of the Treasurer's Office include tax billing and the collection, safeguarding, and disbursement of all city funds.

  25. Voter Registration & Elections

    Learn about registering to vote.