Permit Center

The Permit Center oversees the intake, issuance, and inspection schedule of all building, zoning, and development permits for the City of Roanoke. Located on the first floor of the Municipal Building in Room 170, the Permit Center provides a single source for information related to development review and the permitting process.

Documents (forms, applications, guides)

eTRAKiT now available!

eTRAKiT permitting system is now available for viewing daily inspection schedules, searching permits, and resubmitting plans for review on cases where a number has been assigned to the project.  

Click here for important information about scheduling inspections.

We are hosting open house sessions for contractors every Wednesday morning from 8:30-10:30 in the 2nd Street Planning Studio (1st Floor Municipal Building near the Permit Center). These sessions are informal drop in during those hours.  Contractors will receive passwords and instructions for using eTRAKiT.

When fully functional (expected by January, 2017), most permits can be applied for and approved through eTRAKiT.   If you are experiencing issues with eTRAKiT, contact the Permit Center at (540) 853-1090.  For guidance on submitting plans via eTRAKiT or email see our 
Electronic Plan Submission guidelines.