In order for an approved project to move to construction, it must first receive a construction permit from Loudoun Water. The materials that Loudoun Water needs in order to issue the construction permit will be listed on your approval letter. The links below are examples or give more information on each of the items that may be listed on your approval letter. Once Loudoun Water receives all of the items below, the construction permit will be signed within 3 – 5 business days and returned to the developer. When you receive your construction permit you may request your pre-construction meeting.
 
  • A signed construction permit.
  • An executed developer agreement.
  • Acceptable performance bond. The bond amount will be written into your approval letter.
  • Certificate of Insurance from the contractor naming Loudoun Water as certificate holder with the project name and Loudoun Water project ID number on the certificate.
  • Conveyance of all Loudoun Water easements, including any off-site easements.
  • Executed estimated flow acknowledgement form if the commercial buildings shown on the plans will be charged availability fees based on estimated flow. 
  • An approval letter from the Virginia Department of Health if there is water main on the plan that is 16" diameter and larger.
  • A certificate to construct from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality if there is sewer main on the plan that is 16” diameter or larger.
  • Proposed Materials form from Appendix A of the Engineering Design Manual.
  • PDFs of the approved plans scanned at 1:1 at 300 dpi.  These shall be transmitted via CD to the project engineer.
  • Payment of inspection and CCTV fees
  • Payment of record drawing fees before bond reduction.
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