Important Notice:As of July 1, 2014, a revised fee schedule is in affect.
As of July 1, 2012, a 2.75% Technology Service Fee will be added to all permit fees.
The fee schedule has been extracted from Section 6-18 Permit Fees, of the Stafford County Code. The fees are reviewed annually by the Stafford County Board of Supervisors and adjusted to cover operational expenses of the Department of Public Works. Permit fees are required to be paid at the time of application. Checks shall be payable to Stafford County.
All work specified in the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) as exempt from application of permit (USBC 108.2) or exempt from the application of the USBC (USBC 102.3) are exempt from all applicable building fees.
When not exempt as specified above the Commonwealth of Virginia imposes a state levy of 2% on all permit fees to support continuing education and training of building code enforcement personnel.