Building Codes / Environmental Department

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

The Environmental Department manages an approved DEQ Program for Stormwater Management and Erosion/Sediment Control for all land disturbing activities on Authority property.  Policies and procedures are outlined in the link below. If you have questions on either of these programs contact Tom Beatty, PE at