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Building Inspections
Office of Development Services
1255 Franklin Street, Suite 103
Rocky Mount, VA  24151

Phone: 540-483-3047
Fax: 540-483-6665

Andy Morris, Building Official
E-Mail: Building Inspections

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

Fees

The Building Inspections Department now accepts VISA and MASTERCARD payments.

Amendment to Franklin County Code Section 5-27
Effective January 1, 2013 

  

RESIDENTIAL

RATE 

New Site Built Dwelling  $.18 / ft², ($180.00 Minimum)* 
New Modular Dwelling $.18 / ft², ($120.00 Minimum)*
New Multi-Unit Dwelling $.18 / ft², ($210.00 Minimum)*
Manufactured Home
Single-wide
Double-wide
Triple-wide

$150.00*
$200.00*
$250.00*
Addition  $.18 / ft², ($120.00 Minimum)* 
Alteration $5.00 / $1000 value ($60.00 Minimum)*
Accessory Structure $.18 / ft², ($60.00 Minimum)
Deck / Dock $.18 / ft², ($60.00 Minimum)*
   

NON-RESIDENTIAL

 

RATE 

New Structure $.18 / ft² ($180.00 Minimum)*
Addition $.18 / ft², ($120.00 Minimum)*
Alteration $5.00 / $1000 value($60.00 Minimum)*
Accessory Structure $.18 / ft², ($60.00 Minimum)*
Deck/Dock $.18 / ft², ($60.00 Minimum)*
   

MISCELLANEOUS

RATE 

 
Above Ground Pool $60.00*
Below Ground Pool $120.00*
Demolition $60.00*
Electrical $5.00 / $1000 value($60.00 Minimum)*
Plumbing $5.00 / $1000 value($60.00 Minimum)*
Mechanical $5.00 / $1000 value($60.00 Minimum)*
Sign (with or without electricity) $60.00*
Retaining Wall $60.00*
Elevator $60.00*
Amusement Device $60.00*
Towers & Antennas $100.00*
Storage Tanks
100 - 10,000 gallons
10,001 - 25,000 gallons
25,001 and over

$60.00*
$90.00*
$140.00*
Distribution terminal and bulk plant facility license $150.00*
Tent & Membrane structures over 900 sq ft $60.00*
   

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

RATE 

 
Plan Review fee 10% of building permit fee*
Board of Building Code Appeals $250.00*
Commencing Work without a Permit Fee A sum equal to twice the normal permit fee up to a maximum of $2,500.00*
Permit Cancellation Fee (prior to commencement of inspection) Refund of 100% fee less the administrative fee of $60.00
Permit Renewal $65.00
1) Permit may be issued for 12 months per USBC
2) First permit issued before renewal - no charge
3) Future permits renewal fee applies*
Refunds for unexpired permits In the case of revocation, abandonment or discontinuance; refunds for the portion of the work that was not completed will be made after written application to the Building Official. A minimum of $60.00 retained.
Re-inspection Fee $45.00*

* State surcharge required by §36-139 of the Code of Virginia (2% currently)

Contact Us

1255 Franklin Street | Rocky Mount, VA 24151
(540) 483-3030 | info@franklincountyva.gov
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