Building Development



Due to the HVAC construction project at the Administration Building, please not the following:


Building Inspections:  During the week of May 3, 2021, the Building Department will conduct inspections only on Monday May 3, 2021 and Tuesday May 4, 2021.

Building Development Office Hours:  The Building Development Department will be temporarily closed Wednesday May 5, 2021 through Friday May 7, 2021.

The Building Development Department will reopen at 8AM Monday May 10, 2021 at the following location:

                                               7941 New Chipping Lane

                            (located behind former Colonial Kitchen restaurant)



About the Department

The Department of Building Development enforces the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code within New Kent County. This includes plan review, permit issuance, and inspection of buildings and structures during the construction phase. Permits are required for all structures, except non-residential farm buildings as defined by the Uniform Statewide Building Code. Permit fees are based on fair market value of the improvement.