Margarella Appointed to State Building Code Technical Review Board

Jonah Margarella, AIA was appointed by Governor Northam to serve on the Commonwealth of Virginia’s State Building Code Technical Review Board (SBCTRB). Put forth by AIA Virginia, Margarella is a Studio Director at Baskervill and serves on the AIA Richmond Board of Directors.

The SBCTRB’s primary purpose is to hear appeals from enforcement actions under the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC), the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (VSFPC), the Virginia Industrialized Building Safety Regulations, the Virginia Manufactured Home Safety Regulations and the Virginia Certification Standards. A secondary function of the SBCTRB is to provide interpretations to the provisions of the VUSBC and VSFPC and make recommendations to the Virginia Board of Housing and Community Development for future modifications, amendments, or repeal of such provisions.