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City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
City of Norfolk offices, libraries, pools and recreation centers closed on Monday, May 29. Requests for bulk waste pickup for Tuesday, May 30, must be made by Friday, May 26. Read on...
It's time to get out and play on Norfolk’s new bigger beach!
Among so many reasons Norfolk is wonderful is the 7.5 miles of beaches right in our backyard. Join us for a Summer Kickoff Beach Party on Saturday, May 27 at 11:00 a.m. on Community Beach, 700 E. Ocean View Ave. Read on...
City Seeks Input on Comprehensive Rewrite of Zoning Ordinance
The City of Norfolk is conducting a comprehensive rewrite of its Zoning Ordinance in order to position our city as the coastal community of the future. Come learn about the new ordinance and share your input, by attending one of four meetings. Read on...
Play Me, I’m Yours – Street Pianos Come to Norfolk
One of the most intriguing artists working in the world today will bring one of his most popular projects to Norfolk, May 23-June 4, thanks to a cooperative effort between the Chrysler Museum of Art and the Virginia Arts Festival. Public invited to play. Read on...
City Council actions on the May 23, 2017 formal agenda.
The current City Council Agenda actions are available here
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Choose Ocean View for Summer Beach Fun
You have a lot of choices for where you can spend your summer days. Here are some incredible reasons why you should choose Ocean View: Norfolk's Beach. Video (above). 

Lifeguards are on duty 10 am - 6 pm every day through Labor Day. Lifeguards patrol the following city beaches:
  • Community Beach, 700 E. Ocean View Avenue (Norfolk Ave to Chesapeake Blvd.)
  • Sarah Constant Beach, 300 W. Ocean View Avenue (4th View St. to Mason Creek Rd.)
  • Ocean View Beach Park, 100 W. Ocean View Avenue (1st View St. to Duffy's Lane)
More about beach parks and access

Schedule of OV summer events