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Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code [13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
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Chapter Information
Description ยง 36-98 of the Code of Virginia directs and empowers the Board of Housing and Community Development to adopt and promulgate a Uniform Statewide Building Code which supersedes the building codes and regulations of the counties, municipalities and other political subdivisions and state agencies.
State Authority None entered
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Stephen W. Calhoun  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Main Street Center
600 East Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: steve.calhoun@dhcd.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)371-7000    FAX: (804)371-7090    TDD: (804)371-7089
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
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Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Update the Uniform Statewide Building Code Final Suspended (5/7/2014). Suspension comment forum ended 7/1/2014. Awaiting final decision of the board.
Drywall Remediation Protocol Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/29/2011.
Amendment to Conform to Statute Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/28/2011.
Update the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2011.
Amend USBC to Update Manufactured Housing Installation Reference Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/1/2009.
Amend Uniform Statewide Building Code Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/1/2008.
Uniform Statewide Building Code Transfer of Ownership Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/12/2006.
Promulgate new USBC regulation to update to the 2003 ICC and repeal current USBC regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/16/2005.