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Commercial Permits
Commercial Instructions
All contractors/builders doing business in New Kent County (residents & non-residents) must obtain a New Kent County business license in order to have a building permit issued. If the amount of the project is $25,000.00 and over.

Please contact the New Kent County Commissioner of the Revenue's Office at (804) 966-9610 to obtain assistance with a business license.

Commercial building permit applications will only be accepted after a site plan has been approved through the Planning Department and a land disturbance permit has been submitted to the Environmental Department.

You will be required to submit:

• A complete application (incomplete applications will not be accepted)
• Four sets of building plans
• An approved site plan or approval letter
• A copy of the land disturbance permit

Sub applications require three sets of plans and will not be issued on the spot.

Commercial Building Permit Application
Commercial Electrical Permit Application
Commercial Mechanical Permit Application
Commercial Plumbing Permit Application
Fire Protection Plan Application