Report Construction Site Issues
To report construction site issues concerning erosion and sediment control problems or storm water run-off, please call the Department of Planning and Community Development at 540-432-7700.
Procedures, applications and forms for site plan review:
Design and Construction Standards Manual (DCSM) - provides design and construction standards. Additional checklists, forms, and templates are available.
Questions regarding land disturbance and stormwater management permits can be answered by the Engineering Division at 540-432-7700.
[72KB] Erosion and Sediment Control procedure Letter to builders, contractors, developers, engineers and excavators explaining new procedures
Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Law, Regulations, and Certification Regulations - Please visit the Department of Environmental Quality website for complete and up-to-date state documents.
Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) Requirements webpage - For more information, documents and procedures
Contact the Department of Public Works at 540-434-5928.
A public access permit is a free permit that must be obtained before any work is performed in the City's public street right-of-way (ROW). Any person, partnership or corporation wishing to repair, modify, install or construct any facility including, but not limited to, entrances, utilities, new street connections and the like, within the ROW of any City street, whether or not such street is constructed, shall first obtain a Public Access Permit from the Department of Public Works. The permit application is provided below. The applicant for such permit shall, prior to the issuance of the permit, submit a site plan conforming to the requirements of the City Engineer. The permit application process applies to all and any planned work of any party that is of a non-emergency nature. Installation of any utility in existing streets shall comply with the Design and Construction Standards Manual.
[94KB] Public Access Permit