Permit Arlington

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If you've encountered a problem with Permit Arlington since the launch of building, trade, and Land Disturbing Activity permits on June 28, we are currently experiencing response delays due to the volume of requests for assistance. 

We are tracking Known Issues online and encourage you to check the webpage to see if your issue has already been reported. The webpage also includes links to additional resources and information about workarounds. 

Thank you for your patience as staff works to correct these issues.

 

Permit Arlington

Permit Arlington now available

Permit Arlington permits offer:

  • Online applications;
  • Online plan review and revisions;
  • Online payment;
  • Email notifications; and
  • Permit process tracking through your online account.

Additional permits will move online as system development continues. Until a permit’s transition, it will continue to be processed through current options.

Available anywhere, anytime

The Permit Arlington system is available 24/7. You can apply from your computer or mobile device. Because applications, supporting documents, and payments are collected online, you no longer need to make a trip to the Arlington County Permit Office.

We’re here to help

We know that navigating a new process can be challenging and we have a support team in place to assist you.

Get Started with Permit Arlington

Technical support

At this time, responses are delayed due to the volume of requests for assistance with the new system. We apologize for the impact this may have on your work. 

Technical support hoursMonday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m, and closed at noon every third Thursday.

Permitting process and other questions

About the Program

Permit Arlington is a County-wide initiative to improve land development, building, and permitting processes that includes a new online permitting system, refreshed website, and centralized space for in-person customer visits. Both physical and virtual spaces aim to achieve a transformative customer experience. View the goals and vision behind Permit Arlington.