Community Development  |  Building Inspections

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Frequently Asked Questions

Building Inspections is responsible for ensuring that all new residential or commercial building construction is performed in accordance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide building code.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Building Staff

Forms & Applications

Residential Building Permit Handout
Building Permit Application
Sub Permit Application

Erosion and Sediment Control Plan For Building Permits in the Rural Area
Water Protection Application
As-built Street Plans



Call 434-972-4179 to request an inspection for the building permit you have obtained

Building Code
The purpose and intent of this chapter is also to establish a procedure by which unsafe buildings and structures are repaired, removed, or demolished.

Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code contains the building regulations that must be complied with when constructing a new building or structure or an addition to an existing building, maintaining or repairing an existing building, or renovating or changing the use of a building or structure.  Here is an additional link to the building code.