Permits & Inspection Fees


The Department of Development is accepting applications in person and via U.S. mail. Our office is located at:
300 N Main Street
Hopewell, VA 23860

Our office is  open from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday, except holidays, for drop-off of applications. Payment at this time is only accepted through check or money order, written to the City of Hopewell.

In Person

In person, you can access our department through the DMV select door. Once in that lobby, there will be signs to direct you to a doorbell for assistance from Development. In case the Permit Technician has stepped away from the desk, please use the phone in the lobby area to call our office by dialing extension 362.

If you are in need of an appointment for Building related matters, call 804-541-2226, or for Planning related matters call 804-541-2220. Appointments cannot be guaranteed on the same day.