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Home Improvement

Before starting any home improvement project or major repairs, please contact the Department of Planning and Community Development’s Building Inspections Division at 540-432-7700 to determine if your project requires a permit and inspection.

Building Permit

A building permit is required for any new construction, alterations, additions, demolitions, accessory buildings, swimming pools, and/or other types of construction, which will improve or upgrade any property in the City of Harrisonburg.

Blasting Permit

Blasting regulations are contained within the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code. All permits, inspections and enforcement procedures concerning these regulations are the responsibility of the Harrisonburg Fire Department.

Building Inspections

The Building Inspections Division of the Department of Planning & Community Development pursues quick and efficient review of plans and inspections for fair interpretation and enforcement of all State-adopted building codes and associated regulations, while educating the public and promoting safety.

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