An elevator permit is required for the design, construction, installation, alteration, and repair of an elevator or conveyance system.
How to obtain building permit public records using the LAMA Portal.
The City of Harrisonburg hosts pre-application meetings for rezonings, special use permits, major subdivisions (preliminary plats), street/alley closings, and engineered comprehensive site plans twice a month for applicants/developers/engineers/attorneys/etc. to meet with city departments.
Occupant Load Certificates, also known as seating charts, are required for assembly uses such as restaurants, nightclubs, community centers, schools, churches, and any other structure.
Information on Asbestos Abatement Permit
SolarAPP+ Expedited Solar Permitting Process
A Solar Energy System permit is required for all solar photovoltaic systems, including roof mounted and ground mounted systems.
An online tool from Harrisonburg’s Department of Community Development is available to help individuals as they obtain certain permits from the City.
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.
Residents who meet requirements of City Code Section 15-2-24 may apply for a permit to keep chickens within Harrisonburg city limits.