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]
Promulgate new USBC regulation to update to the 2003 ICC and repeal current USBC regulation
Action 1475
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 the International Code Council (ICC). Because ICC has now produced a rehabilitation code, the existing regulation has to be extensively reformatted to incorporate this new rehabilitation code. Therefore, the regulatory action is to repeal the existing regulation and to promulgate a new regulation, however, the only substantive change is the incorporation of the newest ICC codes.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 13 VAC 5-63 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  13 VAC 5 - 62 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2682 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/28/2004.
2865 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/11/2005.
3340 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/16/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha Lindsey  / Policy Planning Manager III
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-7000    FAX: (804)371-7090    TDD: (804)371-7089

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