Fees

Residential Building Permit Fees

New Residential One- and Two- Family Dwellings (flat fee):  $680.00 + $13.60 (2% state levy) = $693.60 (total permit fee)

Existing Residential One- and Two- Family Dwellings: Additions/alterations, including decks, garages, swimming pools, demolition, and other appurtenances (based on cost to the building owner):  $100 for the first $5,000 + $6 per additional $1,000 or fraction thereof + 2% state levy.  This fee will not exceed $693.60, the total fee and levy for a new dwelling.

Existing Residential Dwelling Fee Calculator

Residential Trade Permit Fees

New Residential One- and Two- Family Dwellings (flat fee):  $100.00 + $2.00 (state levy) = $102.00 (total permit fee)

Existing Residential One- and Two- Family Dwellings:  $100.00 for the first $5000.00 + $6.00 per additional $1000.00 or fraction thereof + 2% state levy (based on cost to the building owner)

Existing Residential Dwelling Trade Permit Fee Calculator

Commercial Permit Fees

Building, Trade and Sign Permits:  Including moving or demolition of structures (based on cost to the building owner)

$100 for the first $5,000 + $7 per additional $1,000 + 2% state levy.

Commercial Fee Calculator

Amusement Devices

Apply and Pay fees for Amusement Devices in Person or By US Mail

Other Ancillary Fees

Current state levy for permits is 2%.

This statewide levy is required on all permits in accordance with Section 107.2 of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC) and is collected to support operations and programs of the Virginia Building Code Academy for training and certification of local code enforcement personnel.

Inspection Surcharge (effective July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024)

This fee applies for each inspection that exceeds the average total number of inspections for new residential one- and two- family dwellings.

Average number of inspections: 33
Average number of inspections with fire suppression system: 41
Average number of inspections for elevator: 1

For information explaining the application of the inspection surcharge fee, go to Inspection Surcharge Policy – Henrico County, Virginia.

Plan Amendments and Re-Review Fee

A $25 fee will be applied to the third and any subsequent reviews of submittals due to plan deficiencies or building permit amendments.

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

A $25 fee will be applied upon TCO issuance and TCO renewals.

Contact Us

Building Inspections

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

Phone
(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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