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Virginia Building Codes

INCORPORATED UPDATES
2018 Administrative Codes

2018 Virginia Construction Code
Part I of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective July 1, 2021
Original document
2018 Virginia Existing Building Code
Part II of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective July 1, 2021
Original document
2018 Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code
effective July 1, 2021
Original document
2018 Virginia Maintenance Code
Part III of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective July 1, 2021
Original document
12VAC5-410
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
effective June 9, 2021
Original document

2015 Administrative Codes

2015 Virginia Statewide
Fire Prevention Code
effective October 16, 2018
Original document
2015 Virginia Construction Code
Part I of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective September 4, 2018
Original document
2015 Virginia Existing Building Code
Part II of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective September 4, 2018
Original document
2015 Virginia Maintenance Code
Part III of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective September 4, 2018
Original document

2012 Administrative Codes

2012 Virginia Construction Code
Part 1 of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective July 14, 2014
Original document
2012 Virginia Rehabilitation Code
Part II of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective July 14, 2014
Original document
2012 Virginia Statewide
Fire Prevention Code
effective July 14, 2014
Original document
2012 Virginia Maintenance Code
Part III of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
effective July 14, 2014
Original document
FURTHER INFORMATION

Virginia Agencies

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), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2017, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2016, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, 2016, Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances, 2016, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fuel Cell Power Systems, 2015, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2016, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities, 2017, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, 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

Virginia Department of Health
Licensure and Certification of Health Care Facilities
Website: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/
Address: 109 Governor Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219
P.O. Box: 2448 Richmond, Virginia 23218-2448
Email: OLC-Inquiries@vdh.virginia.gov
Phone: (804) 367-2102