Codes Compliance


Our mission is to reflect a positive public image by providing efficient, professional services and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the City of Williamsburg through effective enforcement of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.   The accomplishment of these goals is intended to promote and encourage pride in home and business ownership, project a positive image of the city, promote growth, development, and a better quality of life for our citizens.


Inspection requests can be made 24 hours a day by calling our Recorded Inspection Request line at 757-220-6136 and select option 1. View Recorded Line Instructions.

***PLEASE NOTE: The City’s permitting system will be down for scheduled upgrades on March 24, 2023. There will be no processing of applications, permits, CO’s, etc. until the following Monday. Expect delays in processing of all Code related items the week of March 27-31. Inspections will be scheduled and conducted as normal on all days indicated in this alert.***