Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Housing and Community Development
Board of Housing and Community Development
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code [13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update the Uniform Statewide Building Code
General Information
Action Summary The regulatory action is to update the regulation to incorporate by reference the newest available nationally recognized model building codes and standards produced by ICC.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: ยง2.2-4006 (A) 12 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [005887]
Associated Mandates Uniform Statewide Building Code and Statewide Fire Prevention Code Locking and Barricade Provisions Related to School Safety
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8568 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/15/2019.
8877 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/26/2020.
9057 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/13/2020.
9179 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kyle Flanders  / Senior Policy Analyst
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-6761    FAX: (804)371-7090    TDD: (804)371-7089

This person is the primary contact for this agency.