Arlington County Building Permits (Virginia)

Building Departments in Arlington County, VA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Arlington County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Arlington County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Arlington County building permit. Arlington County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Arlington County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Arlington County Permits Arlington VA 2100 North Clarendon Boulevard, Ste 501 22201 703-228-3830

Arlington County Planning Department Arlington VA Ste 700, 2100 Clarendon Blvd, Ste 700 22201 703-228-3525

Arlington County Zoning Arlington VA 2100 North Clarendon Boulevard, Ste 1000 22201 703-228-3883


Code Enforcement Offices in Arlington County, VA are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Arlington County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Arlington County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Arlington County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Arlington County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Arlington County Code Enforcement Arlington VA 2100 North Clarendon Boulevard, 1000 22201 703-228-3232