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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
Agency 5. Department of Housing and Community Development
Chapter 80. Virginia Standards for Individual and Regional Code Academies
8/5/2020

13VAC5-80-80. Renewal of Certificate.

A. Every code academy shall apply for renewal of its Certificate of Accreditation no later than April 15 of each year, on forms provided by DHCD. The following information shall be submitted as part of the renewal application:

1. Proposed state certification course and continuing education training schedule for accreditation for the renewal period, including a delivery schedule, instructors, target participants, site logistics, and proposed budget;

2. Proposed related activities such as, but not limited to, equipment and related training purchases, conferences, and outside training events;

3. Anticipated revenue for the operation of the academy; budget for all training activities, academy staffing, and related purchases; and anticipated carryover funds;

4. Any changes to the initially approved instructor list; and

5. The following commitments:

a. Conduct the code academy in accordance with all standards and regulations promulgated by DHCD and BHCD;

b. Permit DHCD to inspect the code academy at any time and provide all information pertaining to the activities of the code academy or its financial condition as requested by DHCD;

c. Use the levy retained under § 36-137 of the Code of Virginia only for purposes directly relating to the operation of the code academy;

d. Conduct all state certification courses in accordance with DHCD content and delivery requirements;

e. In the event that the code academy should close, submit to DHCD a list of enrolled students who have not completed their program of study and the amount of the course that they have completed; and

f. Maintain current, complete, and accurate student records, including a record of all hours of work completed by each student.

B. Every Certificate of Accreditation shall expire upon failure to obtain renewal by June 30 of each year.

Statutory Authority

§ 36-137 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR394-01-23 § 8, eff. March 1, 1991; amended, Volume 19, Issue 25, eff. October 1, 2003; Volume 30, Issue 25, eff. September 10, 2014.

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