The Division of Building Code and Property Maintenance is charged with protecting the health, safety and welfare of the citizens and visitors by assuring that all buildings, structures and related equipment are constructed, installed and maintained in compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the Code of the City of Hopewell.
The Division reviews building plans for proposed construction, issues permits, and conducts inspections for all new construction, alterations, repairs, removal, demolition, or other building operations.
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code is a minimum standard that is adopted and enforced by each local government. For more information also see Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.