Building Code Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

The 2021 Building Codes are now in effect.

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development adopted the 2021 Building Codes on January 18, 2024.

There is however a one year grace period to continue to allow the 2018 Building codes.

After January 18, 2025 any and all building permit applications will be subject to the 2021 Building Codes.

Links to new Virginia Building Codes and amendments;

 

                https://www.dhcd.virginia.gov/building-and-fire-regulations-archives

                https://codes.iccsafe.org/codes/virginia

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