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You can find your district's supervisor by calling the General Registrar at (804) 966-9699.
There are several types of permits that might be necessary for any residential project depending on the scope of work being done:
Building Permit Electrical Permit Gas Permit Mechanical Permit Plumbing Permit Demolition Permit
Call (804) 966-8572, the Inspection Line: whereby you can request an inspection; Call (804)966-9680, to speak to a customer service representative, and request your inspection; Please be sure all the work is completed to the point of the requested inspection.
Each morning at 8 a.m., inspectors are assigned their workload, which consists of inspection tickets for requests received the previous day as well as other assignments. In addition to their daily inspection workload, inspectors often have other duties to attend to, including court appearances, training, and issuing enforcement notices. In order to balance the requirements on their time, inspectors must arrange their workday before leaving our offices each morning. This includes routing their inspection ticket workload for the greatest efficiency. Therefore, each inspector's workload is predetermined at the beginning of each workday. This allows the greatest optimization of our resources and facilitates a better inspection process.
ACOE, ACE, Corps – Army Corps of Engineers (federal agency)AFD – Agricultural and Forestal DistrictsCBPA – Chesapeake Bay Preservation ActChes Bay – Chesapeake Bay, can often refer to the entire Chesapeake Bay watershedDCR – Department of Conservation and Recreation (state agency)DEQ – Department of Environmental Quality (state agency)DMME – Department of Mines and Mineral EnergyDOF – Department of Forestry (state agency)EPA – Environmental Protection Agency (federal agency)FEMA – Federal Emergency Management AgencyJPA – Joint Permit Application (state permit application)RLD – Responsible Land Disturber, certification issued by DCR and required on land disturbance applicationsRMA – Resource Management AreaRPA – Resource Protection AreaVDOT – Virginia Department of Transportation (state agency)VIMS – Virginia Institute of Marine Science, associated with William and MaryVMRC – Virginia Marine Resources Commission (state agency)VPDES - Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permitVSMP – Virginia Stormwater Management Program, generally refers to a permit
Section 15.2-2223 of the Code of Virginia states: "The Comprehensive Plan shall be made with the purpose of guiding and accomplishing a coordinated, adjusted, and harmonious development of the territory which will, in accordance with present and probable future needs and resources, best promote the health, safety, morals, order, convenience, prosperity, and general welfare of the inhabitants..."
By requiring local governments to adopt Comprehensive Plans, the legislature implied that local government issues are best handled at the local level of government. This Comprehensive Plan, therefore, is the vehicle by which the local government officials and citizens of New Kent County express their goals for the future of their community.
Action on minor subdivisions is approved administratively and does not require public hearing
• Development Plan: For subdivisions requiring the construction of publicly-used infrastructure (public and private roads, public water, and/or public sewer), a development plan must be submitted to New Kent Planning for approval. Along with the completed application, the applicant must submit ten copies of the development plan and the appropriate fees. The development plan is sent to various county and state agencies for review and comment. The applicant should receive all comments regarding the development plan within 60 days. Approval of the development plan allows the applicant to proceed with the preparation of the final plats.
• Final Plat: After the approval of a development plan (when required), an application for final plat approval may be submitted. Along with the complete application, the applicant must submit ten copies of the final plat and the appropriate fees. The final plat is sent to various county and state agencies for review and comment. The applicant should receive all comments regarding the final plat within 60 days. Approval of the final plat allows the applicant to proceed with the preparation of record plats depicting the information contained on the approved final plat. After the record plats have been signed by the appropriate agencies, the plat, along with the necessary legal documents, can be recorded by the Clerk of the Circuit Court at the New Kent County Courthouse.
Any missing Traffic signs should be reported to VDOT at (800) 367-7623.
R-O Front: 35 ft Side: 15 ft /35 ft Rear: 35 ft
R-1 Front: 35 ft Side: 15 ft /35 ft Rear: 35 ft
R-1A Front: 35 ft Side: 15 ft /35 ft Rear: 35 ft
R-2 Front: 35 ft Side: 10 ft/25 ft Rear: 25 ft
R-3 Front: 35 ft Side: 10 ft/25 ft Rear: 25 ft
Residential Accessory Not in front of the house Side: 5 ft Rear: 5 ft