Permits and Inspection Fees

The Department of Development is accepting applications in person and via U. S. mail. Our office is located at 300 N. Main St. Hopewell, VA 23860, and is open from 9AM to 4PM, Monday to Friday, except Holidays, for drop off of applications. Payment at this time is only accepted through check or money order, written to the City of Hopewell.

In person, you can access our department through the DMV select door. Once in that lobby, there will be signs to direct you to a doorbell for assistance from Development. In case the Permit Technician has stepped away from the desk, please use the phone in the lobby area to call our office by dialing extension 362.

If you are in need of an appointment for Building related matters, call (804) 541-2226 or for Planning related matters call (804) 541-2220. Appointments cannot be guaranteed the same day.

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