Codes Adopted by the Commonwealth


Codes in Virginia

The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code adopts the ICC body of codes, replaces the Administrative Chapter 1 in entirety, and provides for many technical state amendments to each chapter. The 2015 editions are effective September 4, 2018 and are accessible below. 

2015 Virginia Administrative Provisions and Technical Amendments to the adopted ICC body of codes:       

The International Code Council publishes the Virginia Codes in entirety (administrative chapter and amendments included). These are available for purchase through the ICC website or you may access them as ‘read only’ online through following the links below:

2015 Editions Online Follow this link