District of Columbia Building Department

Find District of Columbia District of Columbia building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Arlington County Permits 2100 North Clarendon Boulevard Arlington VA 22201 3.8 miles from District of Columbia 703-228-3830


Arlington County Zoning 2100 North Clarendon Boulevard Arlington VA 22201 3.8 miles from District of Columbia 703-228-3883

Arlington County Planning Department Ste 700, 2100 Clarendon Blvd Arlington VA 22201 3.8 miles from District of Columbia 703-228-3525

Prince Georges County Planning Department 4217 Edmonston Road Bladensburg MD 20710 5.2 miles from District of Columbia 301-864-1093

Bladensburg Permits 4229 Edmonston Road Bladensburg MD 20710 5.2 miles from District of Columbia 301-927-0330

College Park Planning Department 4500 Knox Road College Park MD 20740 6.8 miles from District of Columbia 301-277-3445

Alexandria Zoning # 2100, 301 King St Alexandria VA 22314 7.0 miles from District of Columbia 703-746-4666

Alexandria Permits 301 King St Alexandria VA 22314 7.0 miles from District of Columbia 703-838-4360

Georges County Planning Department 6700 Riverdale Road East Riverdale MD 20737 7.4 miles from District of Columbia 301-459-9088

Falls Church Zoning 300 Park Ave Falls Church VA 22046 8.5 miles from District of Columbia 703-248-5015

Falls Church Planning Department 300 Park Ave Falls Church VA 22046 8.5 miles from District of Columbia 703-248-5040

Prince George County Permits 9400 Peppercorn Place Upper Marlboro MD 20774 9.4 miles from District of Columbia 301-883-5900

Vienna Zoning 127 Center Street South Vienna VA 22180 13.3 miles from District of Columbia 703-255-6341

Rockville Permits 111 Maryland Ave Rockville MD 20850 14.2 miles from District of Columbia 240-314-8240

Rockville City Zoning 111 Maryland Avenue Rockville MD 20850 14.2 miles from District of Columbia 240-314-8220

Montgomery County Permits 255 Rockville Pike Rockville MD 20850 14.3 miles from District of Columbia 240-777-6300

Fairfax Zoning 10455 Armstrong St Fairfax VA 22030 16.2 miles from District of Columbia 703-385-7820

Maryland Planning Department 14211 Quince Orchard Road North Potomac MD 20878 17.9 miles from District of Columbia 301-208-0200

Gaithersburg Planning Department 31 South Summit Avenue Gaithersburg MD 20877 18.8 miles from District of Columbia 301-258-6330

Fairfax County Permits 12055 Government Center Parkway Fairfax VA 22035 18.9 miles from District of Columbia 703-222-1082

How much does a building permit cost?

Building permit fees vary significantly from one locality to another. The fees are usually based on the total cost of the project.

If I have been issued a building code violation, can I appeal?

Yes, a building code violation can be appealed. In most cases, a local board will hear building code appeals. An appeal should be filed as soon as possible, as some jurisdictions impose deadlines for submitting appeals. The appeals process may require a fee.

Can the Building Department recommend a local home improvement contractor?

Local Building Departments are generally reluctant to recommend specific contractors. However, many will provide a list of licensed contractors that serve the local area.