11 a.m.

The Prince William County website is working again.

We’re awaiting comment from county officials as to what caused the website to go down.

9 a.m.

The online portal to the Prince William County Government, the county’s pwcgov.org website, is not working properly this morning.

Users are greeted with the following error message:

One of the properties of the Web Part has an incorrect format. Microsoft SharePoint Foundation cannot deserialize the Web Part. Check the format of the properties and try again.

We’re working to bring you information on what is causing the problem and when it is expected to be fixed.

After we alerted our  Twitter followers to the issue, we got this response: 

 

The county’s website provides important news and information about the county, and also links residents to important county services such as land records, permit, and tax payment information.