Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Housing and Community Development
Board
Board of Housing and Community Development
chapter
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code [13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Cooling Temperature Amendment Part 2 of 2 - Permanent Replacement Regulation
 
General Information
Action Summary Currently, the Virginia Maintenance Code (VMC), a part of the Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC), requires that when cooling is provided to tenants of certain multi-family buildings it must be provided to a temperature of at least 80 degrees Fahrenheit. This action is to lower from 80 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit, the required cooling temperature as provided in section 13VAC5-63-540 B 5 of the USBC. This action makes permanent emergency regulations currently in effect with the same provisions. The Emergency Action is available at the following link - https://townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewAction.cfm?actionid=5243
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: ยง2.2-4006 (A) 12 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [006189]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8770 Proposed Comment period is underway and will end on 12/28/2019.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kyle Flanders  / Senior Policy Analyst
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: kyle.flanders@dhcd.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)786-6761    FAX: (804)371-7090    TDD: (804)371-7089

This person is the primary contact for this agency.