The City of Danville requires that certain permits be obtained before specific work commences on public or private property. These permits apply to commercial and residential work. For more information on permits, contact Brian Dunevant at 434-799-5019. View the Engineering Permits Summary. General permit applications may be submitted by email.

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Land Disturbance Permit
This permit is required for land disturbance areas of 5,000 square feet or greater.
Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) General Permit for Construction Activities
This permit is for land disturbances one acre or greater, or part of a common plan, as defined by the Department of Environmental Quality.
Virginia Runoff Reduction Method
Starting July 1, 2014, the VSMP regulations require new technical criteria for development of stormwater management plans. That criterion includes the use of The Virginia Runoff Reduction Method (VRRM). Below you will find the VRRM spreadsheets for new development and redevelopment as well as instructions on how to use the spreadsheets.
Curb Cut Permit
This permit is required if a curb needs to be cut or if an existing entrance needs to be modified.
Storm Drainage Permit
This permit is required if any work pertaining to drainage is to be done including installation or modification of existing conveyance channels, pipes, driveway pipes, manholes, inlets, etc.

Excavation Permit
This permit is required if work is proposed to be done within the City's right-of-way. Excavation permit applications may be submitted by email.