Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Housing and Community Development
Board of Housing and Community Development
Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code [13 VAC 5 ‑ 51]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Statewide Fire Prevention Code Evacuation Drills
Action 2051
General Information
Action Summary This Statewide Fire Prevention Code amendment is in response to legislation passed during the 2006 General Assembly session (Senate Bill 97). The legislation requires that regulations be adopted by the Board of Housing and Community Development to prohibit fire and evacuation drills in schools during periods of mandatory testing. This amendment adds this prohibition to the Statewide Fire Prevention Code regulation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
3673 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/12/2006.
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.