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Contact Information:

 

Building Safety/Permits

Division

101-E Mounts Bay Rd.

Williamsburg, VA 23185

Directions - Directory

 

P: 757-253-6626

 

Hours of Operation

 

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday-Friday

 


 

Inspector's Hours:
7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Email:

 

buildingsafetyandpermits@
jamescitycountyva.gov

 

Additional phone numbers,

e-mails and directions

 


 

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JCC 24-Hour Inspection Request and Permit Information Line

 

What is the IVR Phone System?

It is an automated system which is available to contractors, homeowners, property owners, tenants, agents, and inspectors to access individual application and permit information  and schedule all construction inspections.

To access the system as a contractor you must know the last six digits of your state contractors license, the class (A, B, C, or D), permit number and pin number (assigned to you by the Building Safety and Permits Division).

To access the system as  homeowner, property owner, tenant or agent you must have your permit number and  pin number (assigned to you by the Building Safety and Permits Division).

How do I request an inspection?

  • To request an inspection or access permit information press 1.
  • with your contractor number and pin, press 1
  • with your permit number and pin, press 2
  • to access permit information as an inspector, press 3
  • to schedule multiple inspections of the same type, press 4
  • To access permit application information, press 2
  • with your contractor number and pin, press 1
  • with your application number and pin, press 2
  • as an inspector, press 3

For our business hours and address, press 3

When requesting inspections the codes are as follows:

  • For building inspections use the following codes:
  • 2 Masonry Fireplace Rough-in
  • 3 Footing
  • 4 1st Foundation(also known as Block on Footing, Wall, or Projection)
  • 5 2nd Foundation (also known as floor joist, box, or slab)
  • 6 Framing (automatically schedules all trade rough-ins for new SFD)
  • 7 Insulation
  • 8 Final
  • 9 Dampproofing (drain tile)
  • 10 Masonry FP Final
  • 11 Prefab Fireplace Rough-in
  • 12 Prefab Fireplace Final
  • 13 Erosion & Sediment
  • For electrical inspections use the following codes:
  • 2  Slab
  • 4  Rough-in
  • 5  Release
  • 6  Final
  • For Plumbing inspections use the following codes:
  • 2 Slab
  • 3 Rough-in
  • 4 Final
  • 5 Water
  • 6  Sewer
  • 7  JCSA
  • For Mechanical inspections use the following codes:
  • 2 Rough-in
  • 3 Final
  • For Gas inspections use the following codes:
  • 2 Rough-in
  • 3 Release
  • 4  Final
  • For an automated list of inspection types, you may press #.

What are some other features?

  • Change the inspection request date.
  • Cancel an inspection.
  • Check inspection results.
  • Listen to inspector or plans examiners comments.

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