Construction & Development

The Permit Center will be closed on April 27th, from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM for staff training as part of our continuous improvement efforts.

Electronic applications or re-submissions can still be sent to or electronic re-submissions can be uploaded through eTRAKiT. Any hard copy applications can be delivered to the permit center after 10:30 a.m.

Questions can be directed to the permit center at or to (540) 853-1090 and we will return calls/messages promptly.

This delayed opening of the permit center will will not affect inspections scheduled for tomorrow.

We appreciate your understanding with this change in hours and look forward to serving you.

eTRAKiT now available!

eTRAKiT permitting system is now available for scheduling inspections, searching permits, and resubmitting plans for review on cases where a number has been assigned to the project.  When fully functional (expected by October 28, 2016), most permits can be applied for and approved through eTRAKiT.   If you are experiencing issues with eTRAKiT, contact the Permit Center at (540) 853-1090.  For guidance on submitting plans via eTRAKiT or email see our Electronic Plan Submission guidelines.
  1. Project Pages
  2. Forms
  3. Codes
  4. Fees

Go to Project Pages

to get information on the most common types of construction and development projects.  Each project type has information on the permits you'll need, what you need to apply for a permit,  and links to the forms you'll need.

Tabs on this page are customized for residents, businesses, architects and contractors, and civil engineers.