Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
12/10/2019

Agency 5. Department of Housing and Community Development

Preface
Agency Summary
Chapter 10
Public Participation Guidelines [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Chapter 11
Public Participation GuidelinesRead all
Section 10
Purpose
Section 20
Definitions
Section 30
Notification List
Section 40
Information to Be Sent to Persons on the Notification List
Section 50
Public Comment
Section 60
Petition for Rulemaking
Section 70
Appointment of Regulatory Advisory Panel
Section 80
Appointment of Negotiated Rulemaking Panel
Section 90
Meetings
Section 100
Public Hearings on Regulations
Section 110
Periodic Review of Regulations
Chapter 20
Virginia Certification Standards/1993 [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 21
Virginia Certification StandardsRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Purpose
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 31
Qualification and Examination Requirements
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 41
Certification Categories and Training Requirements
Section 45
Alternatives to Training Requirements
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 51
Issuance and Maintenance of Certificates
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 61
Sanctions
Section 70
Appeal
Chapter 30
Virginia Amusement Device Regulations/1993 [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 31
Virginia Amusement Device RegulationsRead all
Section 10
Purpose
Section 20
Definitions
Section 30
Devices Covered and Exempt
Section 40
Incorporated Standards
Section 50
Certification of Amusement Device Inspectors
Section 60
Appeals
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 75
Local Building Department
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 85
Accidents Involving Serious Injury or Death
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Section 180
General Requirements
Section 190
General Requirements
Section 200
General Requirements
Section 210
General Requirements
Section 215
General Requirements
Section 217
General Requirements
Section 220
General Requirements
Section 230
Bungee Cords
Section 240
Jump Hardware
Section 250
Structure Requirements
Section 260
Operational and Site Requirements
Section 270
Management and Personnel Responsibilities
Section 280
Scope
Section 290
Requirements
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (13VAC5-31)
Chapter 40
[Reserved]Read all
Chapter 50
Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code/1993 [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 51
Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention CodeRead all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 11
Chapter 1 Administration; Section 101 Scope
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 21
Section 102 Applicability
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 31
Section 103 Incorporation by Reference
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 41
Section 104 Enforcement
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 51
Section 105 Enforcing Agency
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 61
Section 106 Duties and Powers of the Fire Official
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 71
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 81
Section 107 Permits and Fees
Section 85
Section 108 Operational Permits
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 91
Section 109 Inspection
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 101
Section 110 Unsafe Conditions
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 111
Section 111 Violations
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 121
Section 112 Appeals
Section 129
Application of Part II
Section 130
Ifc Section 202 Definitions
Section 131
Ifc Chapter 3 General Requirements
Section 132
Ifc Chapter 4 Emergency Planning and Preparedness
Section 133
Ifc Chapter 5 Fire Service Features
Section 133.5
Ifc Chapter 6 Building Services and Systems
Section 133.8
Ifc Chapter 7 Fire and Smoke Protection Features
Section 134
Ifc Chapter 8 Interior Finish, Decorative Materials, and Furnishings
Section 135
Ifc Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems
Section 135.5
Ifc Chapter 10 Means of Egress
Section 136
[Repealed]
Section 138
Ifc Chapter 11 Construction Requirements for Existing Buildings
Section 138.4
Ifc Chapter 20 Aviation Facilities
Section 138.8
Ifc Chapter 21 Dry Cleaning
Section 139
Ifc Chapter 22 Combustible Dust-Producing Operations
Section 140
Ifc Chapter 23 Motor Fuel-Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages
Section 140.5
Ifc Chapter 24 Flammable Finishes
Section 141
Ifc Chapter 25 Fruit and Crop Ripening
Section 141.5
Ifc Chapter 26 Fumigation and Insecticidal Fogging
Section 142
Ifc Chapter 27 Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities
Section 142.5
Ifc Chapter 28 Lumber Yards and Agro-Industrial, Solid Biomass, and Woodworking Facilities
Section 143
[Repealed]
Section 143.5
Ifc Chapter 29 Manufacture of Organic Coatings
Section 144
Ifc Chapter 30 Industrial Ovens
Section 144.2
Ifc Chapter 31 Tents and Other Membrane Structures
Section 144.4
Ifc Chapter 32 High-Piled Combustible Storage
Section 144.5
Ifc Chapter 33 Fire Safety During Construction and Demolition
Section 144.6
Ifc Chapter 34 Tire Rebuilding and Tire Storage
Section 144.7
Ifc Chapter 35 Welding and Other Hot Work
Section 144.8
Ifc Chapter 36 Marinas
Section 144.9
Ifc Chapter 37 Combustible Fibers
Section 145
Ifc Chapter 50 Hazardous Materials - General Provisions
Section 145.5
Ifc Chapter 51 Aerosols
Section 146
[Repealed]
Section 146.5
Ifc Chapter 53 Compressed Gases
Section 147
Ifc Chapter 54 Corrosive Materials
Section 147.5
Ifc Chapter 55 Cryogenic Fluids
Section 150
Ifc Chapter 56 Explosives and Fireworks
Section 151
Ifc Chapter 57 Flammable and Combustible Liquids
Section 151.5
Ifc Chapter 58 Flammable Gases and Flammable Cryogenic Fluids
Section 152
[Repealed]
Section 152.5
Ifc Chapter 59 Flammable Solids
Section 153
Ifc Chapter 60 Highly Toxic and Toxic Materials
Section 154
Ifc Chapter 61 Liquefied Petroleum Gases
Section 154.2
Ifc Chapter 62 Organic Peroxides
Section 154.4
Ifc Chapter 63 Oxidizers, Oxidizing Gases and Oxidizing Cryogenic Fluids
Section 154.5
[Repealed]
Section 154.6
Ifc Chapter 64 Pyrophoric Materials
Section 154.7
Ifc Chapter 65 Pyroxylin (Cellulose Nitrate) Plastics
Section 154.8
Ifc Chapter 66 Unstable (Reactive) Materials
Section 154.9
Ifc Chapter 67 Water-Reactive Solids and Liquids
Section 155
Ifc Chapter 80 Referenced Standards
Section 160
[Repealed]
FORMS
Forms (13VAC5-51)
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (13VAC5-51)
Chapter 60
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, Volume I New Construction Code/1993 [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 61
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 11
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 21
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 31
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 41
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 51
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 61
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 71
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 81
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 91
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 101
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 111
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 121
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 131
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 141
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 151
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 165
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Section 171
[Repealed]
Section 180
[Repealed]
Section 190
[Repealed]
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 200:1
Appendix [Repealed]
Chapter 62
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 63
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building CodeRead all
Section 10
Chapter 1 Administration; Section 101 General
Section 20
Section 102 Purpose and Scope
Section 30
Section 103 Application of Code
Section 40
Section 104 Enforcement, Generally
Section 50
Section 105 Local Building Department
Section 60
Section 106 Powers and Duties of the Building Official
Section 70
Section 107 Fees
Section 80
Section 108 Application for Permit
Section 90
Section 109 Construction Documents
Section 100
Section 110 Permits
Section 110
Section 111 Rdp Services
Section 120
Section 112 Workmanship, Materials and Equipment
Section 130
Section 113 Inspections
Section 140
Section 114 Stop Work Orders
Section 150
Section 115 Violations
Section 160
Section 116 Certificates of Occupancy
Section 170
Section 117 Temporary and Moved Buildings and Structures; Demolition
Section 180
Section 118 Unsafe Buildings or Structures
Section 190
Section 119 Appeals
Section 200
Chapter 2 Definitions
Section 210
Chapter 3 Use and Occupancy Classification
Section 220
Chapter 4 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy
Section 225
[Repealed]
Section 230
Chapter 7 Fire and Smoke Protection Features
Section 235
Chapter 8 Interior Finishes
Section 240
Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems
Section 245
Chapter 10 Means of Egress
Section 250
Chapter 11 Accessibility
Section 260
Chapter 12 Interior Environment
Section 264
Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency
Section 265
[Repealed]
Section 267
Chapter 14 Exterior Walls
Section 268
Chapter 15 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures
Section 270
Chapter 16 Structural Design
Section 280
Chapter 17 Special Inspections and Tests
Section 290
Chapter 18 Soils and Foundations
Section 295
Chapter 23 Wood
Section 298
Chapter 26 Plastic
Section 300
Chapter 27 Electrical
Section 310
Chapter 28 Mechanical Systems
Section 320
Chapter 29 Plumbing Systems
Section 330
Chapter 30 Elevators and Conveying Systems
Section 335
[Repealed]
Section 336
Chapter 31 Special Construction
Section 340
Chapter 33 Safeguards During Construction
Section 350
[Repealed]
Section 360
Chapter 35 Referenced Standards
Section 365
Appendix E Supplementary Accessibility Requirements
Section 370
Appendix F Rodent Proofing
Section 380
Appendix H Signs
Section 390
Appendix I Patio Covers
Section 400
Chapter 1 Administration; Section 101 General
Section 410
Section 102 Purpose and Scope
Section 420
Section 103 Application of Code
Section 430
Chapter 2 Definitions
Section 431
Chapter 3 General Provisions and Special Detailed Requirements
Section 432
[Repealed]
Section 432.5
Chapter 4 Accessibility
Section 433
Chapter 5 Repairs
Section 433.3
Chapter 6 Alterations
Section 433.5
Chapter 7 Change of Occupancy
Section 434
Chapter 8 Additions
Section 434.5
Chapter 9 Historic Buildings
Section 435
Chapter 10 Moved Buildings and Structures
Section 435.5
Chapter 11 Retrofit Requirements
Section 436
[Repealed]
Section 437
[Repealed]
Section 438
Chapter 12 Construction Safeguards
Section 439
Chapter 13 Referenced Standards
Section 440
Chapter 14 Compliance Alternative -- Change of Occupancy
Section 441
Chapter 15 Construction Safeguards
Section 443
Chapter 16 Referenced Standards
Section 445
Chapter 17 Retrofit Requirements
Section 450
Chapter 1 Administration; Section 101 General
Section 460
Section 102 Purpose and Scope
Section 470
Section 103 Application of Code
Section 480
Section 104 Enforcement, Generally
Section 485
Section 105 Violations
Section 490
Section 106 Unsafe Structures or Structures Unfit for Human Occupancy
Section 500
Section 107 Appeals
Section 510
Chapter 2 Definitions
Section 520
Chapter 3 General Requirements
Section 524
Chapter 4 Light, Ventilation, and Occupancy Limitations
Section 525
[Repealed]
Section 530
Chapter 5 Plumbing Facilities and Fixture Requirements
Section 540
Chapter 6 Mechanical and Electrical Requirements
Section 545
Chapter 7 Fire Safety Requirements
Section 549
Chapter 8 Referenced Standards
Section 550
[Repealed]
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (13VAC5-63)
Chapter 70
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, Volume II Building Maintenance Code/1993 [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 80
Virginia Standards for Individual and Regional Code AcademiesRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 40
Appeals
Section 50
Listing of Certified Academies
Section 60
Application for Accreditation
Section 70
Certificate Display
Section 80
Renewal of Certificate
Section 90
Personnel Qualifications
Section 100
Instructional Program
Section 110
Application for Additional Courses
Section 120
Approval of Initial Application, Withdrawal of Course Approval, and Revocation, Suspension, or Refusal to Renew a Certificate of Accreditation
Section 130
Return of Certificate
Section 140
Records
Section 150
[Repealed]
FORMS
Forms (13VAC5-80)
Chapter 90
Virginia Industrialized Building and Manufactured Home Safety Regulations/1993 [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 91
Virginia Industrialized Building Safety RegulationsRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Application and Compliance
Section 30
Purpose
Section 40
Inspection and Enforcement by Administrator
Section 50
Right of Entry and Examination by Administrator
Section 60
Notice of Violation from Administrator
Section 70
Appeals
Section 80
Limitation of Manufacturer's Liability
Section 90
Penalty for Violation
Section 100
Duties and Responsibilities of Building Officials in the Installation or Erection of a Registered Industrialized Building
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 115
Change of Occupancy Classification
Section 120
Unregistered Industrialized Buildings
Section 125
Registration of Unregistered Industrialized Buildings
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
Report to the Sbco
Section 150
When Modification May Be Granted
Section 160
Use of Model Codes and Standards
Section 170
Amendments to Codes and Standards
Section 180
Compliance Assurance Agencies
Section 190
Freedom from Conflict of Interest
Section 200
Information Required by the Administrator
Section 210
Compliance Assurance Agency Certification Label
Section 220
Mounting of Compliance Assurance Agency Certification Label
Section 230
[Repealed]
Section 240
Control of Compliance Assurance Agency Certification Label
Section 245
Manufacturer's Data Plate
Section 250
Industrialized Buildings Eligible for Registration
Section 260
Registration Seal for Industrialized Buildings
Section 270
Manufacturer's Installation Instructions and Responsibilities of Installers
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (13VAC5-91)
Chapter 95
Virginia Manufactured Home Safety RegulationsRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Application and Enforcement
Section 30
Effect of Label
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
Alterations
Section 60
Installations
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
Lot Inspections
Section 90
Consumer Complaints
Section 100
Violation; Penalty
FORMS
Forms (13VAC5-95)
Chapter 100
Virginia Energy Assistance Program Weatherization Component [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Chapter 110
Virginia Enterprise Zone Program Regulations [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 111
Enterprise Zone Program Regulation [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 112
Enterprise Zone Grant Program RegulationRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Effective Dates
Section 30
Computation of Credit
Section 40
Annual Fiscal Limitations
Section 50
Qualified Business
Section 60
Qualification in Zones Whose Designation Period Is Ending
Section 70
Application Submittal and Processing
Section 80
Certification to Tax Commissioner in Accordance with § 59.1-280 a of the Code of Virginia
Section 90
Anti-Churning
Section 100
Pass-Through Entities
Section 110
Effective Dates
Section 120
Computation of Credit
Section 130
Annual Fiscal Limitations
Section 140
Eligibility
Section 150
Qualification in Zones Whose Designation Period Is Ending
Section 160
Anti-Churning
Section 170
Pass Through Entities
Section 180
Application Submittal and Processing
Section 190
Certification to Tax Commissioner in Accordance with § 59.1-280 B of the Code of Virginia
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 210
[Repealed]
Section 220
[Repealed]
Section 230
[Repealed]
Section 240
[Repealed]
Section 250
[Repealed]
Section 260
Effective Dates
Section 270
Computation of Grant Amount
Section 280
Eligibility
Section 285
Eligibility for Reduced Wage Rate Threshold
Section 290
Application Submittal and Processing
Section 300
Accuracy and Validity of Information
Section 310
Anti-Churning
Section 320
Qualification in Zones Whose Designation Period Is Ending
Section 330
Effective Dates
Section 340
Computation of Grant Amount
Section 350
Eligibility
Section 360
Qualification in Zones Whose Designation Period Is Ending
Section 370
Intrastate Anti-Piracy Rule
Section 380
Application Submittal and Processing
Section 390
Accuracy and Validity of Information
Section 400
Allocating Enterprise Zone Grants
Section 410
Actions of the Department
Section 420
Status of Enterprise Zones Designated Prior to July 1, 2005
Section 430
Eligible Applicants for Zone Designation
Section 440
Zone Eligibility Requirements
Section 450
Relationship to Federal Empowerment Zone Program
Section 460
Procedures for Zone Application and Designation
Section 470
Procedures and Requirements for Joint Applications
Section 480
Application Considerations
Section 490
Amendment of Approved Applications
Section 495
Redesignation of Certain Joint Enterprise Zones
Section 500
Annual Review of Enterprise Zones
Section 510
Failure to Provide Local Program Incentives
Section 520
Failure to Qualify for State Incentives
Section 530
Procedures for Zone Renewal
Section 540
Zone Termination and Incentive Qualification
Section 550
Annual Reporting
Section 560
Confidentiality of Information
FORMS
Forms (13VAC5-112)
Chapter 120
Local Housing Rehabilitation Program: Program Guidelines [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Chapter 130
Multifamily Loan Program [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Section 180
[Repealed]
Section 190
[Repealed]
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 210
[Repealed]
Section 220
[Repealed]
Section 230
[Repealed]
Section 240
[Repealed]
Chapter 140
Congregate Housing Program Guidelines [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Chapter 150
Share-Expansion Grant/Loan Program [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Chapter 160
Homeownership Assistance Program [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Chapter 170
Procedures for Allocation of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Chapter 175
Rules and Regulations for the Virginia Low-Income Housing Tax CreditRead all
Section 10
General Requirements and Application
Section 20
Availability of Virginia Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 30
Amount and Allocation of the Virginia Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 40
Recapture of Virginia Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
Chapter 180
Migrant Housing Programs [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Chapter 190
Virginia Private Activity Bond Regulations [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 200
Solar Energy Criteria for Tax ExemptionRead all
Section 10
Application
Section 20
Plans and Specifications
Section 30
Conformance
Section 40
Approval
Section 50
Certification
Section 60
Appeals
Section 70
Assessment
Section 80
Exemption
Section 90
Solar Energy Equipment
Section 100
Functional Description
Section 110
Passive Solar Energy System Defined
Section 120
South Facing Windows Used As Solar Collectors
Section 130
Trombe Walls
Section 140
Greenhouses
Section 150
Thermal Storage
Section 160
Movable Insulation
Section 170
Shading Device


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