Consumers often have questions regarding the application and interpretation of constructions codes. Your best source of information for these matters is your local code official. Every locality in Virginia has a a code official whose responsibility is to administer the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code. Short of the appeals process, your local code offical is the final legal authority for interpretation of the codes in your locality.
Listing of Building Officials by Jurisdiction - Follow this link to find the contact information for your local building offcial.