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Rockingham County
Administration Center
20 E. Gay St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Building Resources & Links
Several of these links provide useful information for do-it-yourself projects. Be aware that codes and standards vary widely. Please check with the Inspections Office for local code requirements before beginning a project. You may contact us during regular business hours.

Related Websites
• American Institute of Architects (AIA)
• Division of Building and Fire Regulations (DHCD)
• Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI)
• National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
• National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA)
• National Multi Housing Council (NMHC)
• National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
• Virginia Building and Code Officials Association
• Virginia Municipal League

Model Code Organizations
• The International Code Council (ICC)
• The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Codes & Standards Organizations
• American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
• American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) 
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

Federal Websites
• Federal Register - Government Printing Office maintains a fully searchable site with the 1995 and 1996 Federal Register, public laws, congressional bills, and other documents 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
• National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
• Official Americans with Disabilities Act Website (ADA)
• THOMAS - Includes federal legislative information, status of bills, and the congressional record
• U.S. Access Board - The U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Maintains a page with information on indoor air quality