Important Health Information

Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19

The most up-to-date information available is located at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health.  They closely monitor health events and are the best resources for the most current information.  

Virginia Department of Health - Prince William Health District Locations

Please see Executive Order 55 - Stay at Homefrom Governor Ralph Northam (March 30, 2020)

Stay in touch at the Governor’s dedicated Coronavirus website

Get updates from the Governor of Virginia

State Information and Resources Pertaining to COVID-19

Local State of Emergency Declared view the press release. (Revised 3/17/20) 

City of Manassas department operation status updates  (Revised 3/26/20)

City of Manassas Building closed to the public view the press release (3/19/20)

15 Minute Parking Created in Historic Downtown view the press release (3/18/20)

Public Meeting & Gathering Guidance City of Manassas

The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. There is currently no vaccine to prevent Covid-19 infection.
Everyday Preventative Actions:  The CDC also recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

If you would like further information
Please contact your healthcare provider or refer to the Virginia Department of Health and Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention websites for further information.

View a map of local food pantries and kitchens.

Permits and Plan Review

Instead of visiting the Development Services counter, please try these alternatives:

The online permit system at allows you to check the status of building permits and plan reviews, pay permit fees, schedule building/trade inspections, and verify the status of inspections.

Email or call 703-257-8278 if you have any questions.

Utilities during the Pandemic


Due to concerns with COVID-19 we encourage our residents to limit face-to-face contact by paying their bills in these manners:

  • Through our website
  • Via phone: (844) 278-9120
  • Direct Debit (contact customer service 703-257-8245)
  • Dropbox for checks or money orders at 8500 Public Works Drive

If you have a problem paying your bill, please give us a call at 703-257-8245.  We are here to help.

Other methods to pay the Treasurer during the Pandemic

We want to keep our residents safe during this Pandemic. If you can, please use the dropbox outside the Treasurer’s office to pay your bill or pay online at If you are unsure of the amount, call 703-257-8242. Stay Healthy!

Manassas City Police Department

The Manassas City Police Department would like to remind everyone that the safety and health of citizens and our staff remains the utmost priority. To help promote safety and wellness for all, the Manassas City Police Department encourages members of the community to call our non-emergency line at (703) 257-8000 for all non-emergency requests for assistance. Calling first, rather than visiting our headquarters lobby, allows our staff to address citizen’s needs while respecting social distancing recommendations established by the Centers for Disease Control. Out of an abundance of caution, we will be suspending fingerprint services from March 16 through March 30. We will re-evaluate offering this service on March 30. We appreciate your cooperation and we are committed to working with our community to provide the services they need during this time.

Recycling Note

March 22, 2020 Trash & Recycling Update: 
Curbside pickup of trash & recycling is still on schedule, but the following have been paused until further notice:

Bulk waste/large item collections
Television and computer monitor collections
Courtesy Truck rentals
Household Hazardous Waste, Electronic and Shredding Drop-off Events

The City of Manassas is working closely with our contractors to monitor the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure the safety of the public and of the staff working to perform collection and disposal services for our residents.

March 19, 2020 Update:
Waste Management has notified the City that the Manassas Transfer Station will be suspending all public events until further notice. This will affect our Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics drop-off events. Thank you for your patience.