Mr. Thomas W. (Tommy) Ranson, CBO - Building Official
The primary purpose of the Building Inspector's Office is to ensure that all structures and buildings established and built in the County of Buckingham follow all policies, guidelines, ordinances, and statutes set by the County of Buckingham, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and any other governing body.
Schedule an Inspection
To schedule any type of inspection with the Inspector; whether electrical, final, or foundation, you must call 434.969.4243. The Administrative Assistant will set up an appointment with you and the Inspector.
Permits and Forms
Newly Adopted Radon Measures
The Board of Supervisors recently amended the Building Inspection Ordinance to include radon resistant construction and detection. Click Here to see the changes.
County Building Ordinances
Statewide Building Codes and Regulations
The new 2012 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Codes become effective on July 15, 2015. Any building permit applications submitted on or after July 15, 2015 will be subject to the 2012 codes. For information regarding the 2012 Building Codes, please refer to the following links:
USBC Administrative Code:
2012 Virginia Construction Code: