Applications for building permits may be submitted in paper or online. These include commercial new construction, additions and renovations, residential new construction, additions and renovations. Online payment is only available when customers use the ePlan Review portal to submit their permit application. Paper submissions are not eligible for online payment.
NOTE: Beginning Sunday, April 1, 2018, all new applications for Land-Disturbing Activity (LDA) Permits will be required to be submitted electronically through Arlington County’s ePlan Review portal. We encourage customers who have been using our paper option to begin submitting new LDA Permit applications electronically before the April 1 implementation date to make your transition easier. All paper LDA permit applications already submitted and in process prior to April 1 will continue to be reviewed on paper.
Paper Submission Requirements:
- Commercial Building Permit
- Residential Building Permit
- Land Disturbing Activity (LDA) Permit
- Civil Engineering Plans (CEP)