The Virginia Building Codes are updated on a three-year cycle through the code development process. Virginia is a leader in building and fire regulations, and stakeholder input is vital Virginia’s code development process. Participation is encouraged through cdpVA. Codes and regulations are adopted by the Board of Housing and Community Development and periodic amendments are utilized to update codes and incorporate new reference standards.
The 2018 Code Development Cycle is currently underway. All 2018 code cycle information is available on cdpVA