The Permit Center functions as a "One Stop Shop" for residential permitting in Henrico County. Whether adding a deck, building a garage, or simply gathering information for a future project, the Permit Center staff are always ready to be of assistance. Before starting any residential project, the Permit Center should be your first point of contact. Don't hesitate to call, email, or stop in to discuss your projects.
Henrico County has moved all permitting and inspection processes online to Build Henrico for all permits submitted after August 30, 2021.
Additional information can be found at https://henrico.us/build/help/.
Residential applications and forms needed for a building permit, plan review comments and permit resubmittals. This includes construction of new houses, renovations/additions to existing houses, moving or demolition of one- and two- family dwellings, decks, porches, sheds, garages and swimming pools.
Applications and forms needed to obtain a sign permit. This includes both building mounted and freestanding signage that is to be erected or structurally altered.