Building permits submitted on or after September 4, 2019, shall comply with the 2015 edition of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.
Permits issued under the previous code editions are allowed to be completed following the requirements of said code editions.
Ground snow load 30 psf.
Wind speed 115 mph (3 Second Gust)
Spectral Response Acceleration:
- Ss%g: 20.8% (unless otherwise determined by actual site conditions)
- S1%g: 6.9% (unless otherwise determined by actual site conditions)
Seismic Design Class B
Frost depth 18”
Winter Design Temp 16° F
Air Freezing Index 273
Mean Annual Temperature 56.8° F
Decay Region Slight/Moderate