Permit Application Fees

Determine what it will cost to submit a permit application, and what forms of payment are accepted.

Page updated on Jan 30, 2020 at 5:41 PM

Fee Schedules


Acceptable Payment Methods

  • Checks Payable to "City of Alexandria" ($35 fee on all return checks and hold will be put on any active contact and/or permit until account is cleared)
  • Credit Cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover)

Refund Policy

All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing by the original permittee to the Permit Center Division Chief or the Building Official.

  • Please note that Refunds approvals are at the total discretion of the Building Official and can be altered as he/she deems necessary in accordance with Local and State regulations.
  • Refunds will be issued for the total cost of any fees paid if none of the following services were provided within three days of the written request:
    • Application review
    • Plan review
    • Consultations
    • Permit issued
    • Inspections
  • Refunds will be issued for the total cost paid minus the applicable of the following:

    • Plan Review Only under 180 days:  35% non-refundable fee for all plan review deposits
    • Plan Review and Permits Issued under 180 days: 35% non-refundable fee for each plan review deposit plus 25% fee for administering each issued permit
    • Permits issued that did not require a plan review under 180 days: 25% non-refundable fee for administering each issued permit
  • The Following are Non-Refundable:
    • Permit issued that did not require a plan review over 180 days: Non refundable
    • Plans Review or Permits Issued over 180 days –Non refundable
    • Permits Issued with inspections provided by City Inspection Staff- Non refundable
    • Applications submitted with deposit with no permits picked up over 180 days – Non refundable
    • Revision, Modification, and resubmission fees – Non refundable
    • Permit/Certificate replacement fees – Non refundable
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