Permit Center

The Permit Center is the central location for Residential and Commercial forms, checklists and affidavits needed to complete the application process. 

Permit Application Information and Fee Schedules:

*Our office can only accept checks, money orders and debit/credit cards for payment of fees.  Debit/Credit Cards have a 2.70% surcharge. 

Attention Building , Zoning and Erosion permit applicants 

As of March 1, 2015 all applications and plans will be required to be submitted in accordance with the Requirements for submission for electronic review when applying for permits in Spotsylvania County.  Submission Guidelines

In the below drop down box you will find the applications, checklists, forms and fees for pulling permits.  There is one (1) Residential application that you will use for all residential permits.  If there is a space that is not applicable for the permit you  are pulling please put N/A.  There is one (1) Commercial application for all commercial permits.  If there is a space that is not applicable for the permit you are pulling please put N/A. The applicable checklist for your submission and the required documents from that checklist must accompany the application along with the initial deposit.

New fees in effect on July 1, 2019**

This includes the Unified Fee Schedule  

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month the Permit Center (front counter) will be closed from 8-9 for training.

Important changes as of September 4, 2019

 You must contact your power company for connection of new or upgraded electrical service once the inspection is approved.  Click here for contact information.                



Listing files in 'Permit Center'

If any additional questions, please contact the Permit Center.

Main:  (540)507-7222

Fax:  (540)507-7282

Additional Links

Contact Information

Main: (540) 507-7222 
Fax: (540) 507-7283 
E-Mail: building

Physical & Mailing Address: 
9019 Old Battlefield Blvd 
Suite 300
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Department Director: 
David Ansell

Customer Service Office Hours : 8:00 a.m-4:30 p.m