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Building Inspection Director
Richard C. Witt

Mailing Address
Chesterfield County Department of Building Inspection
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0040

Street Address
9800 Government Center Parkway
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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(804) 748-1057
(804) 751-4713 Fax

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Permits and Fees
Residential code requirements
Commercial code requirements
Residential inspection requirements
Commercial inspection requirements 

Office - M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Inspectors M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Click on PERMIT STATUS, INSPECTION SCHEDULING AND RESULTS on the left hand side in order to get started.   To comment, please email Becky Summers at summersb@chesterfield.gov  

The Department of Building Inspection strives to provide safe, code compliant buildings in Chesterfield County. Knowledgeable staff is available to assist you from permitting through construction.

All of the employees of Chesterfield County Department of Building Inspection welcome you to our web site and trust that you will find the answers to most of your questions.  Our department is dedicated to helping you with your building project and ensuring that it is built to the current Virginia codes.

The mission of the Chesterfield County Department of Building Inspection is to ensure compliance with the governing building codes for the safety of our residents and visitors. 

Policy on Fuel Fired Appliances/Equipment

The Virginia Construction Code (VCC) requires a permit to install or replace fuel fired equipment and appliances with a few exceptions for single family dwellings. Read more

Important Information for Homeowners

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