Building Codes

 

Isle of Wight County, along with all other localities in the State of Virginia, utilizes the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC). This is a document produced by the Virginia Board of Housing and Community Development.

It is based upon the model codes published by, The International Code Council (ICC). It is updated on a three year cycle along with each of the model codes. The current edition of the VUSBC is 2012 and the referenced model codes are as follows:

ICC

Be advised that as of July 14, 2015 we will be enforcing the 2012 Editions.

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential and Fire Prevention Code
  • 2012 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code

 

Check out this link below to free resources for the Uniform Statewide Building Code.

http://www.dhcd.virginia.gov/index.php/va-building-codes/building-and-fire-codes/regulations/uniform-statewide-building-code-usbc.html

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