An online tool from Harrisonburg’s Department of Community Development is available to help individuals as they obtain certain permits from the City.
Before starting any home improvement project or major repairs, please contact the Department of Planning and Community Development’s Building Inspections Division at 540-432-7700 to determine if your project requires a permit and inspection.
Building inspection services in the area of code interpretation and public information, plan review, permitting, inspections of permitted new construction/remodeling as well as of existing construction as needed, and maintenance of historical information.
Need a building permit? Wondering what fees are associated with certain permits? Use this page for helpful resources for construction, land, and other development in the City.
A fire suppression system permit is a type of building permit.
A roofing permit is a type of building permit.
Any structure intended for swimming, recreational bathing or wading that is over 150 square feet, exceed 5000 gallons, and contains water over 24 inches deep.
Storage tank regulations are contained within the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code. All permits, inspections, and enforcement procedures concerning these regulations are the responsibility of the Harrisonburg Fire Department.
Any structure, enclosure or shelter which is constructed of canvas or pliable material supported in any manner except by air or the contents it protects.
A plumbing permit is required for any new construction, alterations, additions, swimming pools, and/or other types of plumbing work performed in the City of Harrisonburg.