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Permit Center

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The Permit Center functions as a "One Stop Shop" for residential permitting in Henrico County. Whether adding a deck, building a garage, or simply gathering information for a future project, the Permit Center staff are always ready to be of assistance.  Before starting any residential project, the Permit Center should be your first point of contact.  Don't hesitate to call, email, or stop in to discuss your projects.

Build Henrico

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Henrico County has moved all permitting and inspection processes online to Build Henrico for all permits submitted after August 30, 2021.

Additional information can be found at

Residential Building Permits

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Residential applications and forms needed for a building permit, plan review comments and permit resubmittals. This includes construction of new houses, renovations/additions to existing houses, moving or demolition of one- and two- family dwellings, decks, porches, sheds, garages and swimming pools.

Sign Permits

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Applications and forms needed to obtain a sign permit.  This includes both building mounted and freestanding signage that is to be erected or structurally altered.

Legacy Permitting System

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The online scheduling system for Legacy Permits is no longer available. Please call 804-501-4360 to schedule an inspection, amend or cancel a building permit that was issued in the Legacy System.

Permit Center - West
4301 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228

Permit Center - East
3820 Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23223

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

[email protected]

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