Virginia Building Codes

Codes

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INCORPORATED UPDATES


2021

2018 Virginia Construction Code, Third Version
Published: October 2021
2018 Virginia Existing Building Code, Second Version
Published: October 2021
2018 Virginia Plumbing Code, Second Version
Published: October 2021
2018 Virginia Energy Conservation Code, Second Version
Published: October 2021
2018 Virginia Fuel Gas Code, Second Version
Published: October 2021
2018 Virginia Mechanical Code, Second Version
Published: October 2021
2018 Virginia Residential Code, Second Version
Published: August 2021
2018 Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code, Second Version
Published: August 2021
2018 Virginia Construction Code
Part I of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective July 1, 2021
Original document
TITLE 12. HEALTH
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Chapter 410
Effective June 9, 2021
Original document


2018

2015 Virginia Construction Code (USBC, Part I)
Effective September 4, 2018
Original document
2015 Virginia Existing Building Code (USBC, Part II)
Effective September 4, 2018
Original document
2015 Virginia Maintenance Code (USBC, Part III)
Effective September 4, 2018
Original document
2015 Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC)
Effective October 16, 2018
Original document
FURTHER INFORMATION

Virginia Building Codes

The building codes of Virginia adopt the the 2018 Virginia Construction Code, 2018 Virginia Residential Code, 2018 Virginia Existing Building Code, 2018 Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code, 2018 Virginia Plumbing Code, 2018 Virginia Mechanical Code, 2018 Virginia Fuel Gas Code, 2018 Virginia Energy Conservation Code, 2018 Virginia Maintenance Code, International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018 (ISPSC 2018), National Electrical Code, 2017, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals 2018, and the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Outpatient Facilities 2018.

Virginia building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Virginia Agencies

Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development https://www.dhcd.virginia.gov
Address: 600 East Main Street, Suite 300 Richmond, VA 23219
Email: director@dhcd.virginia.gov
Phone: (804) 371-7000

Virginia Department of Fire Programs
State Fire Marshal’s Office
Website: https://www.vafire.com/state-fire-marshals-office/
Address: Main VDFP Headquarters, 1001 Technology Park Drive, Glen Allen, Virginia 23059-4500
Email: statefiremarshal@vdfp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804) 371-0220
Fax: (804) 371-3444