Contact the Permit Arlington Center

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.
  • The Permit Arlington Center is open for in-person assistance on a limited basis 
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Modified hours every third Thursday of the month: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
    • Available by phone Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Phone Numbers by Category

Building Permit Process
Examples: permit requirements, questions about existing permits and permit history.

Child Care Services
Examples: opening a child care center or family day care home.

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

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

Health, Food, Pools and Hotels
Examples: restaurants, mobile food units and environmental health.

Online Permitting Technical Support
Examples: technical support and questions about Arlington’s online permitting system: Permit Arlington.
Online: Submit a request for technical support.

Examples: current development, comprehensive planning, urban design and entitlement.

Zoning – General
Examples: setbacks and building placement, fences and decks, accessory structures, home occupation, enforcement and Zoning Ordinance.