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The primary mission of the Newport News Department of Codes Compliance is to protect the health, safety and general welfare of the public through the administration and uniform enforcement of laws and regulations related to land use, building construction and property maintenance. The Department's mission is accomplished through the following divisions:

Construction Trades

  • Plans Exam
  • Building
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing

Code Enforcement

  • Property Maintenance
  • Zoning

These divisions consist of over 20 inspectors who enforce laws and regulations set forth by the various federal, state and local agencies, including:

  • The Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC)
  • The International Code Council Family of Codes (I-Codes) (ICC)
  • Other related Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical/Gas, Elevator, and Amusement Device Regulations
  • TheCode of Ordinances for the City of Newport News


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3rd Floor, City Hall
2400 Washington Ave
8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday through Friday
(757) 933-2311
(757) 926-8311 Fax

(757) 933-2311

Zoning Coordinator
(757) 926-8871

Plans Examiner

(757) 926-8615

(757) 926-8895

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