About the Board
Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors for 5-year terms. The jurisdiction of the Board in acting on any appeal shall include the entire scope of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code. Citizens interested in serving on a County Board or Commission can call 757-253-6609 or 757-564-2160 for information, or fill out the Application to Serve.
About the Appeals Process
Any person aggrieved by the local building department's application of the USBC or refusal to grant a modification may appeal to the Board of Adjustments and Appeals. The applicant shall submit a written request for appeal to the Board within 30 calendar days of the receipt of the decision being appealed (ref. USBC Section 119.5).