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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
Agency 5. Department of Housing And Community Development
Chapter 63. Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code

13VAC5-63-439. Chapter 13 Referenced standards.

Replace Chapter 13 of the IEBC with the following:

Referenced standards are listed in the following table:

Standard reference number


ACI 562-21

Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures

API 653-09

Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Reconstruction


American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute

ASCE/SEI 41-17

American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute

ASHRAE 62.1-2016

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE 90.1-2016

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers

ASME A17.1/CSA B44-2016

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME A18.1-2014

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASTM F2006-17

ASTM International

ASTM F2090-17

ASTM International


International Building Code

ICC A117.1-17

Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities


International Energy Conservation Code


International Fire Code


International Fuel Gas Code


International Mechanical Code


International Plumbing Code


International Residential Code

NFPA 13-19

Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems

NFPA 70-96

National Electrical Code

NFPA 70-20

National Electrical Code

NFPA 99-18

Health Care Facilities Code

UL 217-15

Single and Multiple Station Smoke Alarms - with revisions through November 2016


Aboveground Storage Tanks Containing Liquid Fertilizer, Recommended Mechanical Integrity Practices

Statutory Authority

§ 36-98 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 18, eff. September 4, 2018; amended Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 14, eff. July 1, 2021; Volume 40, Issue 9, eff. January 18, 2024.

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