Permits and Inspections

Please direct questions to the Development Services Center at 757-664-6565.  

As a part of our improved customer experience we have developed, all permits are applied for an fees paid online allowing our customers to interact with us 24/7/365 from anywhere with an internet connection.

For information on past and current permits and inspections consider using our Open Data Portal.  To search for a specific address or permit number use the 'Permit and Inspections Search Tool' feature on the left of the screen.

Below are the different gateways to submit permits and to schedule inspections.

Starting The Permit Process

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Trade permits and modifications, extensions, permits requiring planning and zoning reviews.

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Onsite, virtual and third party inspections.

Permits Forms


Applications and Forms for permits and inspections

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Additional links and resources.

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