Permitting

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

All plans are now required to be submitted digitally.  Effective June 1, 2021 paper plans larger than 11 by 17 inches will no longer be accepted. Applications made via email will receive priority processing.

View issued building permits on our Issued Permits page.

Codes and Design Criteria

Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Codes

  • Snow Load - 30 psf
  • Wind Load - 115 mph
  • Frost Depth - 24 inches

For more information about the building codes, please contact Jim Whitten, Master Building Official, in the Development Services Division.