Virginia Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
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 International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015), International Existing Building Code 2015 (IEBC 2015), International Fire Code 2015 (IFC 2015), International Plumbing Code 2015 (IPC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), International Fuel Gas Code 2015 (IFGC 2015), International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015), International Property Maintenance Code 2015 (IPMC 2015), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015 (ISPSC 2015), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2013, and the Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014.

Virginia building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Virginia Agencies

Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 371-7000