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Building Development Division
Building Development Videos

Pending Code Update Changes.

The Building Development Division currently offers three great videos available in DVD format. 
Homeowner Information Kit
Adding a Deck to Your Home
Open for Business
To order your free copy of any of the videos/DVDs listed contact the Building Development Division and provide your name address and the name of the DVD you would like to receive. 
E-mail; phone 703-792-6930; or visit the Development Services Building at 5 County Complex Court Prince William VA 22192.
Building Development Homeowner Information Kit
This DVD covers the following topics:
  • Buying a New Home: Valuable information including Prince William County’s role in new home construction.
  • Buying a Resale Home: Tips on determining if improvements were done right and how to contact the County for verification on projects that required permits and inspections.
  • Do I Need a Permit? Some home improvement projects require permits while others do not. This video discusses general projects done around the house and whom to contact in Prince William County with questions.
  • Selecting a Contractor: Covers requirements contractors must meet in order to work in Prince William County as well as tips on finding the right contractor for your project.
Building Smart: Adding a Deck to Your Home
This DVD is a valuable tool to help homeowners with the approval process and learn the County guidelines for safety and construction of their home deck. (Copies are available in both VHS and DVD format.) 

Prince William County: Open for Business
Prince William County wants to help you build your new business from the ground up! This DVD can guide you through the regulations for commercial development whether you are moving your business or opening it for the first time. This video is a simple clear orientation for setting up your business in Prince William County which covers basics and all the paperwork in between including: building contractors occupancy permits zoning approval business name registration business licensure and taxes plan review and building inspections. Not sure what the building codes are or which permits you need? This video will walk you through the process step-by-step in order to ensure your safety and protect your investment. The companion CD provides information on services support and resources for your growing business.


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