About Us

Mission Statement 

The mission of the Department of Building Construction and Inspections is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the general public by assuring that all buildings and related equipment are constructed, installed and maintained in compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code. 


  • We are dedicated to providing services that are commensurate with our customer’s expectations for professionalism and accountability. 
  • We are committed to establishing policies and procedures that: 
  • Impose no unnecessary burden to the construction and use of buildings and structures. 
  • Are consistent, accurate, and practical and minimize confusion and inconvenience. 
  • We encourage and welcome suggestions from our customers for improving the quality and efficiency of our services. 
  • We recognize our employees are a valuable resource to be treated with integrity, equality, fairness, and respect. 

Contact Us

Building Inspections

Physical Address
Department of Building Construction and Inspections
4301 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228

(804) 501-4360
Automated Permit System
(804) 501-7770

Mailing Address
Department of Building Construction and Inspections
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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