Portsmouth Ohio

Where Southern Hospitality Begins

City Operations Update

March 23, 2020

Per City Manager Sutherland, the following employees are considered essential employees and will follow the below schedule:

All First Responders and Dispatchers – following regular schedule

Water Department - following regular schedule

Sewer Department - following regular schedule

Sanitation Department - following regular schedule

Engineering/Building Department - Will be closed to the public, but will accept telephone calls and plans can be deposited in a box located outside of the Department. There will be a hold on permits and inspections unless it is an emergency.

City Manager's Office, City Clerk's Office and Community Development Office - Closed to the public, but will accept telephone calls and emails.

To all Portsmouth City Employees, if your job is not listed on here, please check with your Department Head. The City of Portsmouth will be minimizing on-site staff, but will strive to handle issues as they occur. We appreciate ALL of our employees and our goal is to limit the exposure to COVID-19.

We ask everyone to be patient and we encourage all citizens to practice social distancing and heed the Ohio Department of Health and Governor's orders.