Archive | October 2013

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Code development is a success

Hats off to the Virginia Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors Association (VPMIA) and the Virginia Building Code Officials Association (VBCOA)  Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas PMG Committee! This committee submitted a total of 19 public comments for consideration at the Final Action Code Development Hearings held earlier this month in Atlantic City.  Out of those 19 public […]

Virginians Chosen to Lead International Code Council

The International Code Council  is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes. This 55,000+ member organization is led by an elected 18-member board of directors.  DHCD is extremely […]

2014 JPVBCA training schedule announced

The Jack A. Proctor Virginia Building Code Academy (JPVBCA) has announced its 2014 calendar year schedule, effective Jan. 1, 2014. New to the schedule this year are the Residential Building Inspection and Commercial Building Inspection three-day courses, which is replacing the one 30-day building inspection class. In addition, the JPVBCA will be offering two continuing […]

HUD Training now available online

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development is pleased to announce that the HUD-required training for the installation of manufactured homes is now available online. In response to the need of contractors who require this certification for their DPOR license, this course is now available without the need to travel or miss critical tasks […]