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Building Services Division
Duties
The general function of the Building Services Division of the Community Planning & Building Department is to administer the provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, Property Maintenance Code, and associated laws of the Commonwealth and the City of Fredericksburg. Building Services performs building and plan review, construction inspections, property maintenance inspections, and site inspections in the city. Each year Building Services issues approximately 1,800 construction permits and conducts over 10,000 building and site inspections.

Mission
Our mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and general welfare of the public and to protect life and property from all hazards incident to building design, construction, maintenance, use, repair, removal, or demolition in a courteous, responsive, and professional manner.


Contact Us
John Schaffer
Building Official
Email

715 Princess Anne St.
Room L6
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

PO Box 7447
Fredericksburg, VA 22404

Ph: 540-372-1080
Fx: 540-310-0636

Hours
8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday