Portsmouth Code Enforcement (Virginia)

Portsmouth Town and City Halls provide municipal services for the Portsmouth community, including playing a role in code enforcement in Virginia. The Town or City Hall may be responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible building code violations in Portsmouth. They maintain records on code enforcement, the current Virginia building code, and approved and rejected building plans. Town and City Halls may also issue investigation reports on building code violations and any punishments or abatement orders for violations in Portsmouth. The Town or City Hall may provide code enforcement records online through its website.

Portsmouth City Hall Portsmouth VA 801 Crawford St 23704 757-393-8731


Portsmouth Building Departments ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing Portsmouth building codes and zoning rules in Virginia. They also maintain records on building codes, reviews of Portsmouth building rules, and any changes to the code requirements or regulations. The Building Department also reviews and approves building and renovation plans to make sure they meet code standard, and they also issue VA building permits. Building Department records include Portsmouth building code violations, approved building permits, and compliance reports. The Building Department may provide online access to some of their code enforcement documents.

Portsmouth Planning Department Portsmouth VA 801 Crawford St 23704 757-393-5270