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Billing Rates

The following table of rates apply to the permitting and inspection of all construction work performed on Virginia Tech owned property in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

For more information about the jurisdiction of the University Building Official, call 540-231-5534, refer to University Policy 5407: University Building Official Office, or review the Guidelines and Procedures information contained in this website.

Construction Project Value

Fees (effective 7/1/2015)

Min

Max

Cost for Permit

$0

$4,000

$40

$4,001

$10,000

$60

$10,001

$25,000

$100

$25,001

$50,000

$250

$50,001

$100,000

$500

$100,001

$250,000

$1,500

$250,001

$3M

$3,500

$3,000,000 +

(Capital Projects)

Billed $142/hour

Contact the Office of the University Building Official

Chris Kiel
University Building Official
ckiel@vt.edu
540-231-4678

John Bush
Architect
bushj@vt.edu
540-231-2933

Marie Castillo
Assistant Permit Technician
mdotson@vt.edu
540-231-2414

Steven Smith
Building Code Plan Reviewer/Inspector
stsmith1@vt.edu
540-231-2662

Heather Snidow
Permit Technician/Administrative Coordinator
hsnidow@vt.edu
540-231-5534

Jack Thompson, Jr.
Building Code Plan Reviewer/Inspector
jlthomps@vt.edu
540-231-7638

Mike Vellines
Interim Building Code Plan Reviewer/Inspector
vellines@vt.edu
540-231-3177