Building Safety

Purpose

The Building Office of Code Compliance is responsible for ensuring public health, safety, and welfare as they are affected by the design, construction, and use of buildings. 

The 2012 Virginia Uniform Statewide Construction Code (USBC) is effective July 14, 2014. Applicants may choose to utilize the 2009 USBC for a one-year period after the effective date.

If you want to be reviewed under the 2012 please indicate this on your plans Construction for which a permit application is submitted to the local building department on or after the effective date of the 2012 edition of the code shall comply with the provisions of this code, except for permit applications submitted during a one-year period beginning on the effective date of the 2012 edition of the code. The applicant for a permit during such one-year period shall be permitted to choose whether to comply with the provisions of this code or the provisions of the edition of the code in effect immediately prior to the 2012 edition. This provision shall also apply to subsequent amendments to this code based on the effective date of such amendments. In addition, when a permit has been properly issued under a previous edition of this code, this code shall not require changes to the approved construction documents, design or construction of such a building or structure, provided the permit has not been suspended or revoked.

 

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Contact Information

Main: (540) 507-7222 
Fax: (540) 507-7283 
E-Mail: building
@spotsylvania.va.us
 

Physical & Mailing Address: 
9019 Old Battlefield Blvd 
Suite 300
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Directions 

Department Head: Lewis Watts 

Customer Service Office Hours : 8:00 a.m-4:30 p.m

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