Building Codes / Environmental Department


Building Codes:

The Authority’s Building Code Department is an independent Building Department within the Commonwealth of Virginia and enforces the Virginia Construction Code (VCC). It is the Authority having Jurisdiction (AHJ) for all Authority property. Policies and procedures are outlined in the Building Code Manual. If you have questions you may contact Tom Beatty, PE at

Building Codes Documents:



The Environmental Department manages an approved Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) Stormwater Management (SWM) and Erosion and Sediment Control Program for all land-disturbing activities  on Authority property. The Authority’s Stormwater management policies, guidance manuals, and related forms are provided in the links below. If you have questions on either of these programs contact Tom Beatty, PE at

Stormwater Management Documents and Guidance Manuals:

Stormwater Management Forms and Checklists: