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Welcome to the

City of Portsmouth Online Permitting System (POPS)

 

 

The City of Portsmouth Online Permitting System (POPS) provides 24-hour access to permit and inspection information.

 

Using POPS you can look up:

       Building permits and view inspection results

       Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing permits and view inspection results

       Land parcel information, including attached permits

 

You will be able to search for a particular permit by entering any combination of permit number and permit address. You will be able to search for a particular parcel and associated permits by entering any combination of parcel number and property address.

 

 

In addition POPS enables contractors who have registered for this service can:

       Request inspections for their construction projects after a permit has been issued

       Apply for certain permits (Coming soon!)

 

 

To access POPS, CLICK HERE

 

 

POPS has two levels of access: Public User and Registered User. Public Users can search for and view the status of applications and permits as well as view limited property information. In addition to the same access to permit and property information as public users, Registered Users will be able to request inspections and, in the future, apply for and pay for selected permits online.

 

Public Users can access POPS anytime without a user ID or password.

 

To become a Registered User certain information including name, business name and business license number, contractor license information, email address, telephone numbers, user ID and password will be required to be submitted for review. After approval, you will be able to use the system to request inspections. To register as a POPS user, CLICK HERE.

 

POPS has been designed to be user friendly and intuitive. If you have any problems connecting to, or using POPS, or would like to comment please contact us at (757)393-8531 or brinkleyb@portsmouthva.gov.