County Social Media Accounts and Comments Policy

County Social Media Accounts

Chesterfield offers social media accounts multiple platforms for our community members to stay engaged.

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Chesterfield County, Virginia Comments Policy

The purpose of this site is to present matters relevant to the services, activities, issues or policies of Chesterfield County. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, criticisms and concerns, but please note that this is a moderated online discussion site and not a public forum.

Material covered by this policy includes not just comments, but also images and links to other sites. The county reserves the right to remove any material that, in whole or in part, does not comply with this policy or applicable law.

The county also reserves the right to remove material that:

  1. contains anything obscene, vulgar or sexually explicit;
  2. is spam;
  3. advocates or depicts illegal activity;
  4. targets or disparages any ethnic, racial, religious, gender or other type of group;
  5. contains personal attacks of any kind;
  6. promotes private business ventures, services and products;
  7. campaigns for public office or promotes a political organization or candidate;
  8. infringes on copyrights or trademarks;
  9. jeopardizes the safety of personnel or the conduct of operations or investigations;
  10. is off topic.

Programs or events provided by organizations that serve Chesterfield County residents and receive funding or support from the county or provide professional support to special populations served by county programs are not considered private business ventures, services or products.

In addition, the county reserves the right to remove material containing computer viruses or that otherwise may disrupt, damage or restrict the use of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.

Please note that material posted on this site or links created by anyone other than the county does not reflect the opinions and position of Chesterfield County.