State Adoptions

The VA Uniform Building Code is based on the 2015 I-codes.

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code

Jurisdiction Adoptions

See statewide adoptions for local and jurisdictional adoption information.

Links to State Adoption Agencies

Department of Housing and Community Development

State Fire Marshal

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy

Bureau of Insurance

Department of Forestry

Department of Health

Key Contacts

State Building Codes Office:
Jeff Brown, MCP
Director of State Building Codes Office
Jeff.Brown@dhcd.virginia.gov

Chief Building Official:
Cindy L. Davis, Deputy Director of Building and Fire Regulation
Department of Housing and Community Development
501 North Second Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 371-7089
cindy.davis@dhcd.virginia.gov

State Fire Marshal:
Brian M. McGraw, P.E.
State Fire Marshal
1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23509
(804) 371-7170
brian.mcgraw@vdfp.virginia.gov