Building & Development

COVID-19 Service Adjustments 

(updated August 3, 2020)

The Department of Building and Development lobby is closed.

  • All services continue to be provided during normal operating hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
  • For general permitting or land development questions, checking a permit status or to schedule inspections, customers may contact the department 703-777-0220, email or Loudoun Express Request.
  1. Permit and Land Development Applications
  2. Inspections

Submit

Online: Submit permits and land development applications and required supporting documentation online.

Government Center Drop box: Submit other permit applications and land development applications in the Building and Development drop box in the first floor lobby of the Government Center 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

  • You must complete your application or form before you arrive at the Government Center.
  • Get the forms here. 

Pay

Once we receive payment, permitting and land development staff will notify you when the permit and/or plan has been issued or approved and is ready to be picked up. 

Get Approved Permit

Choose from the following options to receive your permit and/or plans:

  1. Sent to you through U.S. Mail.
  2. Pick it up in the Permit and Land Development plan area in the Dulles Room on the first floor of the Government Center, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  3. Pick it up by appointment.
  4. In some cases, it can be emailed to you.

Department of Building and Development

The Department of Building and Development conducts oversight of all phases of construction within Loudoun County. This includes:

  • Review and approval of construction and site plans
  • Proper subdivision of land
  • Issuing commercial and residential permits
  • Inspections during the construction phase
  • Final approval of projects for occupancy or use.