BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS

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Neighborhood Development Services, in addition to functions including planning, zoning, engineering, and code enforcement, also acts as the building inspection office for the City. Its building inspection staff offers technical expertise in different aspects of construction. Additionally, this office monitors areas of building safety concerns.

Phone: (434) 970-3182
Fax: (434) 970-3359

Please visit our offices in City Hall.  We are most easily accessed via the City Hall Market Street entrance, located on Market Street between the Police Department and 7th Street.

 

Sign-up for our email list! In an effort to be more proactive in code enforcement, City building inspection staff will periodically send out updates to industry professionals related to code interpretations, code updates, changes in department policies and procedures, enforcement practices, and other information we think folks may find useful. To sign up, simply send an email to FEEDBACKndsbuild@charlottesville.org. Provide your company if applicable and we'll add your contact information to our list. 

No Permits, Applications, or
Inspections are processed after 3:30 pm

 

REQUIRED INSPECTION PROCEDURES

ASBESTOS INSPECTION AND ABATEMENT CERTIFICATION

CHIMNEY/VENT INSPECTION CERTIFICATION FOR GAS APPLIANCES

FLOODPLAIN AND FLOODWAY INFORMATION

 WHAT CODES APPLY TO MY PROJECT?

 BUILDING PERMITS

FORMS AND APPLICATIONS

 COMMERCIAL PLAN REVIEW

RESIDENTIAL PLAN REVIEW

HANDOUTS

INSPECTIONS

CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY AND AS-BUILT SURVEY

PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS RECORDS

INCENTIVE PROGRAMS

EMAIL NOTIFICATION ARCHIVE

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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