Thursday, July 29, 2021 
Time Inspection Number
7:30 - 9:30  824, 1045, 1190, 1515, 1566, 2163
9:30- 11:30
425, 565, 1273, 1277, 1382, 1496, 2079
12:30 - 2:30
567, 1312, 1831
2:30 - 4:30 Not Available.
If the above schedule has the incorrect day/date, please call (540) 727-3405 and choose option 2 for a recorded message.  Thank You.
 **Please note that the Inclement Weather Policy can be found on "How to Schedule an Inspection."





June 8, 2021

Re: Poured Foundation Wall Inspection Access


Dear Contractors,


In an effort to prevent jobsite injuries, effective immediately a safe and adequate ladder shall be provided on site for all inspectors to safely view into the top of the foundation wall forms.


This requirement is in accordance with the Uniform Statewide Building Code:

If you are currently providing this equipment, thank you.



Robert P. Orr, CBO

Building Official

Culpeper County



February 17, 2021

 As we continue through the COVID-19 Virus period we have opened our doors to the public with new safeguards in place. All documentation submitted in the office will be held in quarantine for 24 hours same as the outside drop off box. It is because of this we encourage when possible digital submissions and credit card payments, these can be processed without the quarantine delay.


  1. Please conduct any and all business by phone or email. This includes general inquiries, submission of permits, plans and paperwork.  We accept email submissions for permit and application requests. All applications can be found on our website.

Email submissions –

Inspection requests –


  1. Certain plan submittals and other paperwork that cannot be submitted via electronic means or postal mail can be left in the secure drop off box located by the door on the main floor of 302 N Main St. with contact information and completed applications.


Please feel free to contact our office with any questions. We truly appreciate your patience and help during this time


Virtual Building Inspection Policy & Procedure for Occupied Residential Dwellings



March 26, 2020

Construction Template - CISC COVID-19 Exposure Prevention Preparedness and Response Plan


Effective October 1, 2019, a $200.00 concrete post pour request fee shall be assessed and paid for prior to inspection request approval.

2015 Code Changes - Training Guide

Virginia current code adoption: 2015 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) to include the 2015 ICC and 2014 NEC with state technical amendments.

Currently, the public portal to our new permitting system is not open to the public. If you have a 2018 or older permit, the online scheduling is still available. If your permit is 2019, please call in your inspection or email your request to


We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we work through this process. 


Building Permit Records Retention Policy

Building Permit Records Retention Policy

Building Department Permit Fees - Effective 08/01/18


Residential Fee Schedule

Commercial Fee Schedule

Going Green in Culpeper  

Board of Supervisors Agendas and Minutes Adopted Budget Pay Taxes Request for Public Records (FOIA)

302 N. Main St, Culpeper, VA