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Building Development Division

Building Code Modification Process

The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code has given authority to the Prince William County Building Official to grant modifications to any provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, provided the spirit and intent of the code are observed, and the public's health, welfare, and safety are assured.

Code Modification Request must be submitted with adequate supporting technical data. Fees are charged according to the approved Building Development Fee Schedule.

All code modification requests are required to be submitted via Prince William County’s ePortal system. Consult the Customer Electronic Plan Review (ePlans) Guide for information on how to prepare and submit documents for electronic plan review and the electronic plan review guide for building ePlan submission guidelines