Confirm License of Home Contractors, and Other Home Improvements Tips
When launching home improvement projects, make sure contractors are properly licensed.
Visit the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation Web page and click on “License Lookup,” or call 804-367-8511.
To find out if a contractor has a business license in the city, contact the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office via email or call 703-385-7880.
Homeowners are responsible for obtaining the proper permits for work done on their homes. To determine which permits are needed, contact the Code Administration Office via email or call 703-385-7830.
Read the Code Administration Office flier A Consumer's Guide to Selecting a Contractor in Virginia.