May 20, 2021 - Daily Update
Building Safety & Permits
Good morning, Building Safety & Permits has 107 inspections for today, May 20, 2021.
Inspection cancellations will NOT be accepted after 8 a.m. Inspectors are already on the road by 8 a.m. and their routes have been made.
The Building Safety & Permits Division had some new fees and changes to some existing fees start on Jan. 1, 2021. Among these fee changes are the following:
- Residential Certificate of Occupancy fee
- 30-day temporary Certificate of Occupancy fees
- Plan review fee due at time of application
- Plan review fee for work in a floodplain
- Tiered fees for multiple re-inspections-First Rej. $52.50/Second Rej. $105.00/ Third Rej. $210.00
- Re-inspection fees must be paid before Certificate of Occupancy is issued
to see a detailed fee change summary table. Click here
for some helpful tips to minimize reinspection and surety fees.
For questions about the new fees and fee changes, please contact the Building Safety & Permits Division at: email@example.com
As a precaution related to Coronavirus, Bldg E is open to the public by appointment only. For further assistance or to schedule an appointment, please call Building Safety & Permits (757-253-6626), Stormwater & Resource Protection (757-253-6670) or Records Management (757-253-6730).
No one with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, or known exposure to a COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days is permitted to enter. Face Masks are required.
Reminder that approved plans must be on site for ALL inspections including trade inspections.
Please note that Sheathing inspections cannot be inspected with Air Barrier (House Wrap applied).
Please note that all re-inspection fees must be paid PRIOR to requesting a re-inspection.
Requests to submit video and/or photographs in lieu of work area visits by BS&P inspectors must be pre-approved by the Director of Building Safety & Permits or the Inspections Section Chief. Such exhibits must include a way to verify the date, time and location as well as the identity of the person taking the video or photograph.
Please see this link regarding 3rd Party Inspections which REQUIRE pre-approval by the Inspection Chief. https://jamescitycountyva.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6494/Policy-Regarding-Approval-of-Third-party-Inspectors-and-Agencies-PDF You may email Allen Turner firstname.lastname@example.org to request pre approvals