Residential Packages

The Building Inspections Division protects the health, safety and welfare of the general public by assuring that all buildings, structures and related equipment are constructed and installed in compliance with the standards contained within the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC).

Typical Finished Basement Details


This package contains information to be incorporated into the plans for a finished basement. They are not an alternative to submitting plans. For more information view the Typical Finished Basement Details (PDF).

Wood Deck Construction Guide


Effective May 1, 2010 the Louisa County Deck Package can no longer be used in lieu of deck plans. The latest version of the Louisa County Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide has replaced the deck package and is for information purposes only. Gain a better understanding by viewing the Wood Deck Construction Guide (PDF).

Conditioned Crawl Space Package


Conditioned crawl spaces must be constructed in strict conformance with the details contained herein. Learn more by viewing the Conditioned Crawl Space Package (PDF).

Swimming Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs


Rules and regulations on the design and construction of pools, spas and hot tubs for 1 and 2 family dwellings. For more information view the Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs Details (PDF).