Building Code Information

Effective July 1, 2021, the Commonwealth of Virginia adopted 2018 Codes and Orange County Building & Development Services issues permits under the:

  • 2018 Virginia Construction Code
  • 2018 Virginia Residential Code

View Current Codes

Understanding When A Permit is Required

Please view this document for questions regarding when a permit is required. For more information, please call Building Inspections at (540) 672-4574.

Design for Deck Code

Information regarding the Design for Deck Code is available here.