Development Services

Our office is now available via email! This includes:

  • Residential permit applications
  • Commercial permits applications
  • Land disturbance applications
  • Inspection request and scheduling
  • Consultations, questions, complaints, or concerns

Effective June 1, 2021, all plans are required to be submitted digitally. Paper plans larger than 11X17 will not be accepted after this date. Applications made via email will receive priority processing. 

View issued building permits.


Below are links for the County, Virginia, and international Codes.

Botetourt County Code

Virginia Building Codes

2018 International Building Code

For more information about the building codes, please contact Mark Bowles, Building Official, in the Development Services Division.