Plan Approval Process

Welcome to the Plan Approval Process page of the Henrico County Department of Public Works Design Division. Here, we provide a comprehensive guide to navigating the plan approval process for your projects. Whether you’re a developer, engineer, or resident, understanding our process will help ensure your project meets all necessary requirements and progresses smoothly.

Our Plan Approval Process involves several key steps designed to maintain the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and environmental sustainability. This includes initial application submission, detailed plan review, and final approval. Throughout each stage, our dedicated team is here to assist you, ensuring compliance with county regulations and addressing any questions or concerns you may have.

On this page, you will find detailed information about:

  • Application Requirements: Essential documentation and criteria needed for your submission.
  • Review Procedures: Step-by-step outline of our review process, including timelines and key milestones.
  • Standards and Guidelines: Access to relevant codes, ordinances, and design standards.
  • FAQs and Resources: Answers to common questions and additional resources to support your planning and development efforts.

We are committed to providing a transparent, efficient, and user-friendly plan approval process to support the growth and development of Henrico County. Explore the links and resources provided to get started on your project today.

The Design Division focuses on two main aspects of plan review for plans of development, subdivisions, and capital improvement projects. These reviews look at public works infrastructure review as well as floodplain reviews.

Infrastructure Review

The DPW-Engineering Review may include comments on Stormwater Management, Erosion & Sediment Control, and Design requirements.

Floodplain Review

The DPW-Engineering Review may include comments on Floodplain, No-Rise Certificate, and Flood Map Revision requirements.

Recently worked with our department? We want to hear from you! Click here to fill out the feedback form for floodplain plan review and no rise certificate.

Contact Us

Public Works

Henrico Department of Public Works
4305 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone
(804) 501-4393

[email protected]

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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