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Building Code Compliance

The Office of the University Building Official assists with the university's design and construction efforts for all new university facilities, and existing facilities undergoing renovation, by ensuring that all projects comply with the:

Starting a Project

Design professionals are encouraged to contact the Office of the University Building Official early in the design process. Final construction documents will need to be reviewed and approved for code compliance prior to construction. Construction change orders and responses to requests for information will generally need to be reviewed for code compliance prior to construction implementation.

For additional information, contact the Office of the University Building Official at 540-231-5534.

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Contact the Office of the University Building Official

Chris Kiel
University Building Official
ckiel@vt.edu
540-231-4678

John Bush
Architect
bushj@vt.edu
540-231-2933

Marie Castillo
Assistant Permit Technician
mdotson@vt.edu
540-231-2933

Tim Hagedorn
Building Code Plan Reviewer/Inspector
thagedor@vt.edu
540-231-3177

Steven Smith
Building Code Plan Reviewer/Inspector
stsmith1@vt.edu
540-231-2662

Heather Snidow
Permit Technician/Administrative Coordinator
hsnidow@vt.edu
540-231-5534

Jack Thompson, Jr.
Building Code Plan Reviewer/Inspector
jlthomps@vt.edu
540-231-7638