Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Housing and Community Development
Board of Housing and Community Development
Virginia Certification Standards [13 VAC 5 ‑ 21]
Review and Update of the Virginia Certification Standards
Action 5249
General Information
Action Summary The regulatory action is to update the regulation to coordinate with the building and fire regulations of the Department which are being updated to reference the newest available nationally recognized model codes and standards. As the national codes are comprehensive in scope, the agency will accept comments on all provisions of the regulation to ensure its compatibility with the latest codes.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005980]
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
8571 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/26/2019.
8852 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/13/2020.
9188 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/16/2021.
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

This person is the primary contact for this agency.