Do I need a building permit?

A permit is required for new residential and commercial construction in Orange County. However, there are exemptions for small detached structures and ordinary repairs. The permit process is generally the same for all types of projects, but more specific requirements may be required for commercial construction and residential construction. If you have any questions regarding the permit process or if you need help in determining if you need a permit contact Building & Development Services at (540) 672-4574.

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1. Do I need a building permit?
2. What do I need to get a permit?
3. Are inspections included with my permit fee?
4. How much will a building permit cost?
5. How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?
6. How do I get a 911 address?