Alexandria, VA Permits for Basement Remodeling

Alexandria, VA Permits for Basement Remodeling
6/25/2017


Alexandria, VA Permits for Basement Remodeling

In order to obtain a building permit in Alexandria, VA, you must submit 5 site plans containing the following information:

  • The name of each room along with the window and door sizes
  • Emergency escape openings (windows must be 24” x 20” with a 5 square foot minimum, and a 44” maximum sill height
  • The ceiling height must have a 7-foot minimum clearance
  • All plumbing fixture locations
  • The R-value of insulation
  • Duct layout, sizes and ventilation rate (expressed in 3 cubic feet per minute)
  • Ventilation locations (exhaust ducts and termination for the clothes dryer and toilet, for example)
  • Smoke detectors

Plans cannot be smaller than 8 ½ inches by 11 inches, and no larger than 24 inches by 36 inches. It costs $75.00 to have your site plans reviewed. For the full site plan requirements, please refer to this basement remodeling checklist.  

Permit Applications

All permits cost at least $85.00 to obtain. Building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas, demolition, and other permits are all filed online. To file for Alexandria, VA permits, please refer to the official government online permit center.

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