How do I make a public information request?
You will need to submit the request form or a letter (P.O. Box 90775, Henrico, VA 23273-0775) requesting the information, to the Building Construction and Inspections Department (804) 501-4360.

How can I obtain planning, zoning or building permit applications?
Applications can be obtained on the County’s website at Development Assistance Applications and Checklists website or from The Permit Center at (804) 501-7280.

How do I find out the status of the plans I submitted?
You need to call the Development, Review & Design Division at (804) 501-4602.

How long is the vacation process?
The vacation process takes from 60 to 90 days.

Are there special rules and regulations about owning and installing a swimming pool? How can I find out where can I build a fence on my property? How tall can a fence be in the backyard of a house? How tall can a fence be in the backyard of a house?
Please call The Permit Center at (804) 501-7280.

How do I find out if I can build in an easement or a buffer?
Please call The Permit Center at (804) 501-7280.

Will the county pay me for an easement they want?
Please contact the Real Property Department at (804) 501-5079 for further information.