Design Criteria

Ground Snow Load: 20 psf
Ultimate Wind Design Speed: 115 mph
Seismic Design Category: B
Weathering: Severe
Frost Line Depth: 18 inches
Termite Damage: Moderate to Heavy
Winter Design Temperature: 17° F
Ice Barrier required: Yes
Air Freezing Index: 1500
Mean Annual Temperature: 57.7° F
Shrink-Swell Soils: per local GIS mapping


Flood Hazards:
Henrico County has both FEMA and Community Special Flood Hazard Areas. To learn more about development regulations and permitting requirements in and adjacent to the floodplain, access the Henrico Flood Zone and Dam Safety Information map, and view contact information for the Floodplain Management Program, please visit: Floodplain Management

Contact Us

Building Inspections

Physical Address
Department of Building Construction and Inspections
4301 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228

(804) 501-4360
Automated Permit System
(804) 501-7770

Mailing Address
Department of Building Construction and Inspections
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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