Construction Inspections

Provides for safe and quality construction in both new and existing structures, while improving the appearance of the City, the health of our waterways and implementing strategies for orderly land development.

The code that is currently in effect is the 2012 edition of the VA Construction Code and the 2012 VA Residential Code.

As of July 15, 2015, applicants will not be allowed to build under the 2009 USBC code books (2008 Electrical). Plans submitted for review will be reviewed only under the 2012 USBC code books (2011 Electrical).