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
Update the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code
Action 3010 / Stage 5639
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 11/16/2010  11:33 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/19/2010    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/23/2010    

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: 8/19/2010
Review Completed: 8/23/2010
Result: Certified
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/2/2010
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/27/2010    Volume: 27  Issue: 2
Comment Period Ended 10/27/2010
Suspended This stage has been suspended on 11/1/10
Reason: The final stage for the following subsections and subdivisions is suspended in accordance Section 2.2-4007.06 of the Code of Virginia: 13 VAC 5-51- 81 P 5, 13 VAC 5-51-131 E, 13 VAC 5-51-131 F, 13 VAC 5-51-133 C, 13 VAC 5-51-133 H, 13 VAC 5-51-133 J, 13 VAC 5-51-133.5 D The Board will hold an additional thirty day comment period beginning on November 22, 2010 and ending December 22, 2010. Written comment may be submitted to Steve Calhoun, Department of Housing and Community Development, 600 E. Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, Virginia 23219 or by e-mail to

Publication Date: 11/22/2010    Volume: 27  Issue: 6

Ended 12/21/2010
Readoption Decision: Further amendments to the proposed regulation will be made in a new Final stage.
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:
Telephone: (804)371-7000    FAX: (804)371-7090    TDD: (804)371-7089
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 3010:
Update the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5096) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/08/2009.
Proposed   (5250) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/25/2010.
Final   (5639) StageComplete: After suspension, the rulemaking entity elected to make changes in a new Final stage.
Final   (5788) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2011.
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