Building Safety

The Division of Building Safety is charged with protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens and visitors by ensuring that all land use is installed and maintained in compliance with the City of Hopewell Code of the City of Hopewell Zoning Ordinance. The Division reviews building site plans and design for proposed construction, issues permits, and conducts inspections for all new construction, alterations, repairs, removal, demolition, or other building operations.

The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code is a minimum standard that is adopted and enforced by each local government. For more information also see Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.

Building permit and inspection procedure for New Construction, Remodeling and Property Maintenance.