Residential: Building A Retaining Wall

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Select a link below to learn more about the permits, process, and inspections required to build a retaining wall.

  1. Do I Need a Permit?
  2. Who Should Apply?
  3. Documents
  4. Resources
  5. Process
  6. Payment and Fees
  7. Typical Inspections

Do I Need A Permit?

If you are doing any of the following you will need a Building Permit …
(This is not an all-inclusive list. If you have a question as to whether you need a permit please call 540-772-2065)

  • Any wall that retains 3 feet or more of unbalanced fill