Learn More about Available eBUILD Services

Whether you are a developer planning a new subdivision, a business owner needing a tenant build-out, or a homeowner wanting to build a new deck before summer - your gateway to all these services is eBUILD Chesapeake.

All services available in eBUILD Chesapeake offers an online interactive application instead of a paper one, which means you can apply any time, day or night. Most associated documents, like site or building plans, can be submitted during the application process as PDF documents. After application submittal, it is easy to check the status of your application by logging into eBUILD Chesapeake; you will be able to see the workflows for all your applications and see where in the process each of your applications are. After approval, if your project requires an inspection, you can go online and request an inspection (or multiple inspections) any time day or night, and once confirmed you will receive an email notification from eBUILD Chesapeake. Inspection results may be received in an email notification as well as available in eBUILD Chesapeake after the inspection is complete.

There are over 100 services and processes available in eBUILD Chesapeake. However, here's a highlight of what's available:

  • Electronic plan review
    • Site, subdivision and building plans - preliminary and final
  • Conditional use and rezoning
  • Building permits
    • Residential new/addition/alterations
    • Commercial new/addition/alterations
  • Trades permits
    • Electrical
    • Mechanical
    • Gas
    • Plumbing
  • Signs
  • Fences
  • Driveways
  • Moving and Hauling Permits
  • Rental Property Inspection Requests