Construction & Development

Paperless Plan Submissions

Effective July 1, 2017, plan sets larger than 11" x 17" will only be accepted in digital form with permit submissions and plan reviews.

Digital plan submissions reduce waste, save time, save money, and allow for enhance plan review.
Please submit them on thumb drives, CDs, or e-mail them to us at permitcenter@roanokeva.gov.

We appreciate your cooperation in the transition to a nearly paperless permitting process.

If you have questions or concerns, please e-mail them to us at permitcenter@roanokeva.gov.

Thank you!

eTRAKiT now available!


The 
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.