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Inspection Schedule
 

INSPECTION SCHEDULE

 

 

Monday, September 22, 2014

 

  

7:30- 9:30       199, 635, 641, 703, 764, 879

 

9:30-11:30       314, 619, 648, 677, 730, 769, 874, 929

 

12:30- 2:30      432

 

2:30 - 4:30       Not Available

 

If the above schedule has the incorrect day/date, please call 540-727-3405 and choose option 2 for a recorded message.  Thank you.

 

*Please note that the Inclement Weather Policy can be found on "How to Schedule An Inspection".

 

 
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A building code is the minimum acceptable standard used to regulate the design, construction and maintenance of buildings.

Why are building codes needed?

Building homes and businesses according to modern code requirements such as the International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC) provides consistency and triggers processes such as inspections that help ensure buyers are getting a quality product. Codes offer a sound investment. Research shows that every $1 spent saves a property owner $4 in future losses associated with a wide variety of dangers, including fire and water damage and natural hazards, according to the Multi-hazard Mitigation Council of the National Institute of Building Sciences. Cost increases to bring structures up to code, or beyond, can depend on both the existing level of construction quality and current building code requirements. What are the major benefits of strong code adoption and enforcement?

 

• Safe buildings...
 

 

Building codes have been around in some form for thousands of years. In 2000 B.C., the code of Hammurabi dictated that if a dwelling collapsed and caused the death of the owner, the builder would be put to death.

 

The Roman Empire instituted building codes after fatal building collapses, and a great fire that destroyed 15,000 buildings in 1666 led to the development of London’s early building codes.

 

In the United States, the great Chicago fire killed 250 people, destroyed 17,000 structures and left nearly 100,000 people homeless in 1871. Four years later, that city enacted a new building code and fire-prevention ordinance. As is often the case, building codes were the afterthought of tragedy rather than forethought for prevention. As cities grew and experienced their own disasters, building codes were developed based

on individual experiences more than scientific knowledge.

 

In 1905, the first nationally recognized U.S. building code was...

The Culpeper County Building Department has procedure changes going into effect Monday July 14, 2014. You can review our Residential Checklist and Master Plan Submittal requirements under Forms & Documents. Please check back frequently as all applications are currently being updated.

Thank you,

Building Department Staff

 
Contact Information

Culpeper County Building Department - Lower Level

302 N. Main Street

Culpeper, VA 22701

(540) 727-3405

(540) 727-3461 FAX

BUSINESS HOURS:      

Monday – Friday-8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER 4:00 P.M. DUE TO THEIR COMPLEXITY.

                      

Building Official

 

Bob Orr

borr@culpepercounty.gov

 


Office Manager:

 

Rebecca Haunold

rhaunold@culpepercounty.gov

 

Commercial Inspector & Commercial Trade Plan Review

 

Keith Kendall

kkendall@culpepercounty.gov

 

Residential Inspector &

Plan Review

 

James Ratliff

jratliff@culpepercounty.gov

 

Bruce Cornwall

bcornwall@culpepercounty.gov

 

 

Permit Technicians:

 

Candace Blaine cblaine@culpepercounty.gov

 

Terri Taylor

ttaylor@culpepercounty.gov

 

 

 

Green Building Resource Center:

302 N. Main St.

Culpeper, VA 22701

540-727-3444, ext. 395

 
Bruce Cornwall

bcornwall@culpepercounty.gov

 

 

 

Electronic Application Submittal

 

Permits@CulpeperCounty.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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