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Home Improvement

Before starting any home improvement project or major repairs, please contact the Department of Planning and Community Development’s Building Inspections Division at 540-432-7700 to determine if your project requires a permit and inspection.

Swimming Pools

Any structure intended for swimming, recreational bathing or wading that is over 150 square feet, exceed 5000 gallons, and contains water over 24 inches deep.

Storage Tanks

Storage tank regulations are contained within the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code. All permits, inspections, and enforcement procedures concerning these regulations are the responsibility of the Harrisonburg Fire Department.

Tent Permit

Any structure, enclosure or shelter which is constructed of canvas or pliable material supported in any manner except by air or the contents it protects.