Current Code

2021 Code Changes Effective January 18, 2024

Virginia Building Codes

Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Codes

The effective date of the 2021 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, Statewide Fire Prevention Code, Industrialized Building Safety Regulations, and the Amusement Device Regulations is January 18, 2024. Beginning on that date applications for permits are allowed to specify either the 2018 or 2021 USBC until January 17, 2025. After this date all permits must comply with the 2021 edition.