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Department of Housing and Community Development
Board of Housing and Community Development
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code [13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Update the Uniform Statewide Building Code
Action 4526 / Stage 8099
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 4/19/2018  1:36 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/23/2017   (modified 10/24/2017)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/24/2017    

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/23/2017
Review Completed: 10/24/2017
Result: Certified
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/9/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 4/30/2018    Volume: 34  Issue: 18
Comment Period Ended 5/30/2018
Suspended This stage has been suspended on 6/6/18
Reason: Pursuant to ยง 2.2-4007.06 of the Code of Virginia, the Board of Housing and Community Development is suspending certain provisions of the final Uniform Statewide Building Code (13VAC5-63) published in 34:18 V.A.R. on April 30, 2018 and is soliciting additional comments on changes made to these specific provisions between publication of the proposed regulations and publication of the final regulations. The specific provisions are set forth below: 13VAC5-63-470 D, Suspend Subsection D 103.2.2, Responsibility and 13VAC5-63-485, Suspend Section 105, Violations

Publication Date: 6/25/2018    Volume: 34  Issue: 22

Ended 7/25/2018
Readoption Decision: Further amendments to the proposed regulation will be made in a new Final stage.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kyle Flanders  / Senior Policy Analyst
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-6761    FAX: (804)371-7090    TDD: (804)371-7089
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 4526:
Update the Uniform Statewide Building Code
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7489) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/18/2016.
Proposed   (7821) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/26/2017.
Final   (8099) StageComplete: After suspension, the rulemaking entity elected to make changes in a new Final stage.
Final   (8354) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/04/2018.
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