- Community Development
- Building Inspection
Safe Construction from the Ground Up
Chesterfield Building Inspection works in collaboration with members of community development to promote safe construction from the ground up. To view information about permit date and monthly reports, visit the Permits page. Additionally, view information specific to commercial construction and residential construction.
Apply Online Using the Enterprise Land Management (ELM) Portal
The Enterprise Land Management (ELM) citizen access portal assists in completing functions across Community Development departments for planning, zoning and development, permitting and inspections, utility connections and code enforcement. Learn more about the ELM portal.
By submitting projects online, users can track progress and request inspections. Most documents can be submitted as PDF documents. Customers may apply through mail, courier or fax.
Phone-in and Web Holiday Inspection Schedule
To schedule a building inspection, call 804-751-4444, available seven days a week. For more information, view how to request inspections through the interactive voice response (IVR) system (PDF), the automated inspection scheduling system.
Inspections can be scheduled up to five business days in advance. If an inspection is requested by 11:59 p.m., that inspection will be performed the next open business day (or the indicated date within five business days). To cancel an inspection, please call 804-751-4444 by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the scheduled inspection date.
Observed County Holidays
View Chesterfield County's observed holiday schedule.
- Asbestos Certification Form (PDF)
- Elevator Inspection Summary Form (PDF)
- Final Report of Special Inspections - Retaining Wall (PDF)
- Final Report of Special Inspections - Structures (PDF)
- Passenger Elevator Checklist (PDF)
- Statement of Special Inspections - Retaining Wall (PDF)
- Statement of Special Inspections - Structures (PDF)
- Utilities Checklist (PDF)