Lee County Building Inspection

 

Lee County Courthouse
2nd Floor, Room 206
P.O. Box 367
Jonesville, VA 24263


Building Inspector
bldginsp@leecova.org

 


Cathy Wilder, Secretary
cpwilder@leecova.org

Office hours: 
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday
Phone (276) 346-7715

 

When do you need a building permit?


A building permit is required for any new construction, addition, or major renovation within the County, including but not limited to:

 

 

If you are still unsure if you need a building permit, please contact the office.

 

The following forms may be filled out on your computer, however you must bring a printed copy to the office of the Building Inspector in order to file for a permit.


Application to Build, Alter or Remove (pdf)

Application for Removal, Installation or Closure of U.S.T. or Above Ground Storage Tank (pdf)

Application for Manufactured Home (pdf)

Manufactured Home Check List

 

Application for Demolition Permit

 

Application for Electrical Service Permit

 

Application for Mechanical, HVAC, Gas Logs & Heaters

 

Application for Sign Permit

 

Application for Plumbing Permit

 



FEE SCHEDULE

Singlewide Manufactured Home $75.00
Doublewide Manufactured Home $150.00
   
RESIDENTIAL
Building Fee  *Includes Garages, Carports, Deck $.10 Per Sq. Ft ($35.00 Min.)
Unfinished Basements / Storage Buildings $.03 Per Sq. Ft ($35.00 Min.)
Electrical Fee $35.00
Plumbing Fee $35.00
Mechanical Fee  *Includes HVAC, Gas Logs, Heaters $25.00 each appliance
Certificate of Occupancy $15.00
Change of Occupancy $25.00
Sprinkler Fee $.05 Per Sq. Foot
Generators $60.00
Moved Building $30.00
 
COMMERICAL BUILDINGS
Building Fee $.15 Per Sq. Ft ($50.00 Min.)
Plumbing Fee $50.00
Mechanical Fee  *Includes HVAC, Gas Logs, Heaters $.008 Per Sq. Ft ($45.00 Min.)
Commercial Kitchen Hoods $80.00
Certificate of Occupancy $35.00
Change of Occupancy $35.00
Sprinkler Fee $.05 Per Sq Foot
Generators $70.00
 
ELECTRICAL FEES
100 amp 1 phase $25.00
100 amp 3 phase $30.00
200 amp 1 phase $50.00
200 amp 3 phase $75.00
400 to 600 any $125.00
Above 600 $200.00
   
Structure Fee      (Tanks, Towers, Utility, Etc.) $5.00 per Thousand $50 Min.
   
Land Disturbing Permit Fee $30 plus $1,000 per acre bond
   
Flood Plain Developing Permit $2 per acre ($50 Min $100 Max)
 
SWIMMING POOLS
Private  $50.00
Public  $100.00
 
DEMOLITION PERMITS
Residential  $50.00
Commercial $100.00
 
SIGNS
Up to 100 Sq. Feet $25.00
100 to 200 Sq. Feet $50.00
Above 200 Sq. Feet $100.00

 

- Contractor's License Tax will apply if value of work is $100,000.00 or more. Tax rate for contractors tax is .0016 per $100.00. Contractor's Tax must be paid prior to any permits being issued.


- All Building Permits Require a 2% State Surcharge