Building Safety & Permits

  1. Permit Link, official application of James City County, Virginia
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    PermitLink replaces traditional paperwork and gives you the opportunity to submit requests through a fully automated system. Upload plans, schedule inspections, check on plan reviews, receive real time inspection results and respond to comments from County staff. Permit and re-inspection fees can also be made with a credit card or e-check through the secure PermitLink system.

    Visit the new PermitLink portal for all the latest updates.

The Building Safety and Permits Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code. This includes the review and the issuance of building permits and conducting the required building inspections. Applications for such permits can be made to the Building Safety and Permits Division or at Satellite Services.

The Board of Building Adjustments and Appeals members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors and hears appeals regarding decisions made by the County Building Official.
  1. Oct. 17, 2019 - Daily Update

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