Acceptable Forms of Payment
No payments will be accepted over the phone.
- Cash – an ATM is located in the lobby of the Herrity Building.
- Check – make sure the check is signed and your telephone number is on the check.
- VISA, Mastercard, Discover or American Express.
- 2.5% charge for all credit payments. Non-refundable.
- All credit card transactions require a photo ID. The name on the photo ID must match the name on the credit card.
- All company credit cards must have a letter of permission (on company letterhead) authorizing the individual to use the credit card, unless their name is also shown on the credit card. (i.e. expeditor must present a letter on company letterhead giving authorization.)
- Credit card processing fees are third party transaction fees and are non-refundable.
- Building permit fees can also be paid via Govolution.
- Building Permit Fee Estimator
- Building and Site Development Fee Schedule: Fee Schedule (Effective March 4, 2015)
- Fire Marshal Fee Schedule
- Wastewater Fee Schedule
- Resubmission Fee – if your plans are not approved after the first review, a resubmission fee may be due.
- Fire Marshal Fee – for commercial projects, a fee of $156.00 per hour will be accessed for a Fire Marshal review.
- Reinspection Fee – your inspector may charge a reinspection fee of $108.00 if your inspection failed.
Check Balance of Fees on Existing Permit
For additional information, contact the Customer and Technical Support Center via email or by calling 703-222-0801, TTY 711.