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Building Inspections



Our mission is to promote excellence in planning, building, and development. We encourage public collaboration and engage best management practices and methods to ensure public safety, environmental protection, and quality architectural design in the City of Roanoke and the region.


Buildings Inspections is divided into two sections: Applications & Review Services headed by Bane Compton, Deputy Building Commissioner. Bane is responsible for coordinating permit applications with the Permit Center and overseeing the building plan review process. Inspections & Field Services is managed by Neil Holland, CBO, Building Commissioner. Neil is responsible for coordinating the daily activities of our field inspectors, resolving any issues that arise in the course of field inspections and coordinating with our plan review staff when needed.

When Do I Need A Permit?

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Neil Holland, CBO
Building Commissioner
Inspections & Field Services
(540) 853-1117
Fax 853-1594
Bane Compton
Deputy Building Commissioner
Applications & Review Services
(540) 853-1139
Fax 853-1594
Keith St.Clair
Deputy Building Commissioner
Inspections and Field Services
(540) 537-0917 Mobile
Fax 853-1594

Updated schedule for the 2012 Code Change Cycle, please note deadlines for approvals, meetings and training.