Applying For a Permit​ ​

Purpose

The Permit Center is the central location for Residential and Commercial forms, checklists and affidavits needed to complete the application process.

Permit Application Information & Fee Schedules

Our office can only accept checks, money orders and debit/credit cards for payment of fees. Debit/Credit Cards have a 2.70% surcharge.

Attention Building, Zoning and Erosion permit applicants:

As of March 1, 2015 all applications and plans will be required to be submitted in accordance with the Requirements for submission for electronic review when applying for permits in Spotsylvania County. 

Submission Guidelines

In the documents provided you will find the applications, checklists, forms and fees for pulling permits. 

Residential

There is one Residential application that you will use for all residential permits. If there is a space that is not applicable for the permit you are pulling please put N/A. 

Commercial

There is one Commercial application for all commercial permits. If there is a space that is not applicable for the permit you are pulling please put N/A. The applicable checklist for your submission and the required documents from that checklist must accompany the application along with the initial deposit.

Fees

New fees in effect on July 1, 2019, this includes the Unified Fee Schedule.

Additional Information

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month the Permit Center (front counter) will be closed from 8 to 9 for training.

You must contact your power company for connection of new or upgraded electrical service once the inspection is approved. 

Connection of Electrical Services (PDF)