The Chatham Sartomer Arkema 5K race returns on Saturday 24 Sept 2022. The proceeds from this race supports many local charities/organizations.  For more information, registration, and giving impact go to: Chatham Sartomer Arkema 5K Race – Chatham, Virginia's Annual Community Fundraising Event! (

Town of Chatham Public Notice for 8/3/3022

West Piedmont Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Adoption

The West Piedmont Planning District Commission has been working to update the regional Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, originally adopted in 2006 and last updated in 2016. The purpose of the plan is to identify potential natural and man-made hazards, understand our risks and vulnerabilities, and develop strategeis to address them.

The plan is schedul for official adoption on 8 August 2022 by the TOWN OF CHATHAM TOWN COUNCIL at a regularly scheduled meeting. The final draft of the plan can be viewed online at:

Questions or comments can be sent to the West Piedmont Planning Distric Commission at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (276) 638-3987.

The Hazard Mitigation Plan includes the counties of Franklin, Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania; the cities of Danville and Martinsville; the towns of Rocky Mount, Boones Mill, Chatham, Gretna, Hurt, Ridgeway, and Stuart.



Our water meter replacement project has  restarted. Bitter Creek Cosntruction will be upgrading/replacing water meters for the Town of Chatham water customers.  If they need to temporarily turn off your water they will contact you or leave a door hanger with information. It is recommended that you run your water tap/faucet for a few moments to ensure there is no sediment or discoloration.  Please call Town Hall at 434-432-9515 if you have questions.  Thank You for your patience and cooperation.



Click the link for the 2022-2023 budget for the Town of Chatham, Virginia. If you have questions or concerns, please direct them to Kelly D. Hawker, Treasurer and Clerk of Council.

Town of Chatham's FY 2022-2023 Budget


Click the link for the 2021-2022 Amended budget for the Town of Chatham, Virginia. If you have questions or concerns, please direct them to Kelly D. Hawker, Treasurer and Clerk of Council.

March 2022 Amended Budget



The Chatham Volunteer Fire Department is holding an on-line fundraising event.  There are several great items up for raffle starting at just $2/ticket

Got to: to donate and have a chance to win some great prizes

Thank you for your support of our Chatham Volunteer Fire Department!



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The Town of Chatham provides annual water quality reports for review by all Town residents. The report is informas residents about drinking water quality. The quality of drinking water must meet state and federal requirements administered by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). To access this report, please click the following link.

2021 Town of Chatham Drinking Water Quality Report