The Fluvanna County Building Inspections Department has several functions and responsibilities noted in the CountyCode. These responsibilities include the enforcement of the Uniform Statewide Building Code, the enforcement of the Counties Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance (Chapter Six of the CountyCode) assist the Planning Department in the enforcement of portions of the zoning ordinance relating to new construction. Providing the field work for E-911 addresses for new structures and providing additional assistance to other departments as needed.

Enforcement of the Uniform Statewide Building Code includes the review of all construction documents and plans associated with all new regulated construction; making inspections on all regulated construction projects including building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical inspections; issuing the associated permits and certificates of occupancy.

Enforcement of portions of the Fluvanna County Zoning Ordinance related to new construction includes reviewing site plans for single family houses, inspecting structures for proper setbacks and issuing zoning permits.