Requirements for Construction/Classroom Trailers

Construction, Office and classroom trailers are regulated by Henrico County zoning ordinances and permitted only under specific circumstances at limited locations. The applicant should contact the Planning Office at (804) 501-4602 to determine if the proposed use and location qualify for consideration prior to the submittal for a building permit.

Applicants should also notify the Henrico County Division of Fire at (804) 501-4900 and the Henrico County Division of Police at (804) 501-4800 for information regarding their specific requirements prior to completing a building permit application.

  • Login to Build Henrico to submit an online application. Permit fees and state levy fees are due upon application.
  • In the work description, state the length of time the trailer is to remain on the premises and its intended use.
  • A site plan showing the location of the trailer including dimensions from property lines, parking lots and existing structures.
  • Plans that indicate the dimensions of the trailer and if it has a working restroom. These dimensions may be shown on the site plan.
  • Plans showing trailer support, tie downs, steps, and ramps as applicable.
  • Disclose industrial building unit data plate information, including code manufactured under, use group, occupancy load, live load, and wind design.

The appropriate approvals of County agencies with functional and operational responsibilities shall be included in the review of the permit submittal (i.e., Planning, Public Works, and Public Utilities). These agencies shall be contacted for other requirements where applicable.

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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