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.

Do you have a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request?

Have you searched for your topic in the Permit Library?

Do you need to speak to permitting staff in-person? The Permit Arlington Center is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Phone Numbers by Category

Email by Category 

 

Phone Numbers by Category

Staff is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed at 12 p.m. noon the third Wednesday of each month).

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 system: Permit Arlington.
Submit a request for 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, enforcement and Zoning Ordinance.
703-228-3883

 

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