The Chief Building official has the sole responsibility of interpreting and enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC). When there is a need for clarity on provisions of VUSBC, Arlington County’s Chief Building Official will publish an interpretation for the specific issue. Decisions and interpretations of the Chief Building Official may be appealed to the Local Board of Building Code Appeals in accordance with VUSBC.
Interpretation by Topic
New Policy on RDP Seal and Signature on Construction
Short-Term Stay in Multi-Family Buildings (Airbnb, Craigslist, Vacation Rentals by Owner (VRBO))
- January 2017 – Residential Group R-2 Condominium/Apartment use
Wireless First Responder Network
- May 2015 – In Building First Responder Communication System | Certificate of Radio Coverage Compliance