Contact Us

As of 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, the Arlington County Permit Office is CLOSED for
in-person customer service. Many services will remain available online. Learn more.

Are you contacting us about an issue with parks, street lights, bus stops, trail maintenance, etc.? Use the Report a Problem tool.

Have a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request?

Contacting us about another topic?

  • Have you searched for your topic in the Permit Library?
  • Expand Phone Numbers by Category to determine who to call, or
  • Choose a Category from the drop-down menu below to send an email.

Phone

Phone Numbers by Category

Building Inspections
Examples: residential, building, after-hours and special inspections.
703-228-3700

Building Permit Process
Examples: permit requirements, questions about existing permits and permit history.
703-228-3800

Child Care Services
Examples: opening a child care center or family day care home.
703-228-1685

Code Enforcement 
Examples: condition of private property/maintenance issues, noise complaints, blight, building standards and building code.
703-228-3232

Environmental Services 
Examples: right-of-way permits, dumpster permits, driveways, new water and sewer permits.
703-228-3629

Health, Food, Pools and Hotels
Examples: restaurants, mobile food units and environmental health.
703-228-7400

Online Permitting Technical Support
Examples: technical support and questions about Arlington’s online permitting systems: ePlan Review and Permit Arlington.
Use the Email form below for Online Permitting Technical Support. 

Planning
Examples: current development, comprehensive planning, urban design and entitlement.
703-228-3525

Zoning – General
Examples: setbacks and building placement, fences and decks, accessory structures, home occupation and Zoning Ordinance.
703-228-3883

Zoning Enforcement
Examples: violations of site plan and use permit conditions, and the Zoning Ordinance.
703-228-3792

 

Email