Building Permits

Contractor Information Form

Fill Out and Submit the Form Below with All Permit Applications:

If You Are Building A New Single Family Dwelling, Townhouse, or Duplex

Fill Out and Submit the Two Forms Below:

For Residential Additions, Renovations, Decks, or Accessory Structures:

Fill Out and Submit the Form Below:

For New Commercial, Additions, or Renovations

Fill Out and Submit the Form Below:

For Trade Related Work, Signs, Demolition, and Roofing

Fill Out and Submit the Form Below:

Contact Us

  1. Chris Childress

    Building Official
    Phone: 540-267-3179 


    10 Robertson Street
    Radford, VA 24141

    Staff Directory
Building Permit Process
  1. Determine zoning classification from Zoning Administrator
  2. Submit site plan to zoning administrator
  3. Evaluation of plan by developer, architect, engineer
  4. Approval issued for final or temporary plan to developer
Building Permit Application
Application for a building permit must be made at 10 Robertson Street, in person, or by mail. Information needed is as follows:
  1. Owner’s name
  2. Owner’s address
  3. Owner’s phone number
  4. Site address
  5. Contractor’s name, address, and phone number
  6. Description of work
  7. Total amount spent for construction
At the time of application for new construction, a signature sheet will be sent to the zoning office to verify all zoning regulations, the City Engineer’s office to verify the address and all work concerning public access, drainage and erosion control, then, to the Water/Wastewater Department, where all regulations concerning public utilities are addressed. Depending on the type of construction, a set of plans may be required. After the signature sheet is returned to the Building Official’s office, a building permit may be issued.