Self Service Portal for Plan Review and Inspection Requests and Results
In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 18th all County government offices will be temporarily CLOSED to public access. For assistance with permitting call 757-365-6211. For COVID-19 health questions contact VDH at 757-683-2745 or go to www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus.
April 8, 2020- Click here to read the current memo from Mark Drumheller, MCP, CBO regarding the Inspections Department office procedures during the COVID-19 event.
Citizen Self Service Portal - Click here to access our online program. You can check on plan reviews, permit status or even request inspections or check results of an inspection.
INSPECTION REQUIREMENT: It shall be the responsibility of the permit holder or representative to notify the Department of Inspections when the stages of construction area reached that require an inspection and for other critical items as directed by the Building Official. No work requiring an inspection shall be concealed without approval of the Building Official or his representative.
INSPECTION TIME: The Building Official shall respond to inspection requests without unreasonable delay. The Building Official shall approve the work or give notice of defective work to the permit holder or his agent in charge of the work. Such deficiencies shall be corrected and re-inspected before any work proceeds that would conceal them.
**NOTE: The cut-off time for ALL methods of inspection requests is 7 AM. Anything coming in after that time or requesting afternoon time frames will automatically be put on the next day’s list.**
A reasonable time should normally not exceed two (2) working days.