Vol. 33 Iss. 16 - April 03, 2017

Chapter 63
Extension of Public Comment Period

Title of Regulation: 13VAC5-63. Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (amending 13VAC5-63-10 through 13VAC5-63-50, 13VAC5-63-70, 13VAC5-63-80, 13VAC5-63-170, 13VAC5-63-200, 13VAC5-63-210, 13VAC5-63-220, 13VAC5-63-230 through 13VAC5-63-264, 13VAC5-63-270 through 13VAC5-63-330, 13VAC5-63-360, 13VAC5-63-370, 13VAC5-63-400, 13VAC5-63-410, 13VAC5-63-430, 13VAC5-63-434, 13VAC5-63-440, 13VAC5-63-450, 13VAC5-63-470, 13VAC5-63-480, 13VAC5-63-490, 13VAC5-63-510 through 13VAC5-63-540; adding 13VAC5-63-268, 13VAC5-63-431, 13VAC5-63-432.5, 13VAC5-63-433, 13VAC5-63-433.5, 13VAC5-63-434.5, 13VAC5-63-435, 13VAC5-63-439, 13VAC5-63-524, 13VAC5-63-545, 13VAC5-63-549; repealing 13VAC5-63-225, 13VAC5-63-350).

Statutory Authority: ยง 36-98 of the Code of Virginia.

The Board of Housing and Community Development noticed a public comment period on amendments to the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (13VAC5-63) in the February 20, 2017, issue of the Virginia Register of Regulations (33:13 V.A.R. 1518-1663 February 20, 2017).

The public comment period has been extended through May 26, 2017, using the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall website, Please include the full name of the person commenting and any organization represented. To be considered, written comments must be submitted using the Town Hall online comment forum at by 11:59 p.m. on May 26, 2017.

A public hearing will be held on May 15, 2017, at 10 a.m., VHDA Virginia Housing Center 4224 Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060. Oral and written comments are accepted at the public hearing.

Agency Contact: Elizabeth O. Rafferty, Policy and Legislative Director, Department of Housing and Community Development, Main Street Centre, 600 East Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 371-7011, FAX (804) 371-7090, TTY (804) 371-7089, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R16-4664; Filed March 17, 2017, 2:14 p.m.